What Is Financial Planning and How to Get Started with It?

Most likely you have heard about financial planning. Quite often it may sound scary and very complicated. But what is financial planning and why should you care? Is this only for financial professionals or should you know about it as well?The good news is that it's not that complicated as it sounds. ...more

Are Your Children Financially Secure for the Future? A MUST READ post for Moms

As mothers I think it’s fair to say we all love our kids and want the absolute best for them.If you are like me, you want to provide the best opportunities for their future. You want them to be financially prepared for life and most of all, you want them to be able to live a good life, financially secure… A good life insurance plan can help you do that for them. Keianna Rae HarrisonMEO, Mompreneur Inkkr@mompreneurink.comBlog: www.mompreneurink.comWeb: www.krwrites.com...more

My Cash Only Month Long Challenge

The last 3 months have been a whirlwind. Between going abroad for holidays, various expenses cropping up and....let's just face it, I like buying clothes! I am a serious shopaholic and despite setting myself a budget, and tracking my expenses, nothing seems to curb my shopping enthusiasm which isn't great for my wallet....more

5 Ways to Get Your Finances Back on Track After a Divorce

No matter the circumstances, divorce is an emotional roller coaster that often takes a long time to recover from. The upheaval of ending a marriage is stressful and overwhelming, even when the split is amicable.For women, the emotional stress is often accompanied by financial stress. Moving out, separating bank accounts, assuming insurance premiums, and paying legal fees all make divorce an expensive and stressful endeavor. In fact, many women stay in unhappy marriages simply because the financial burden of going it alone can be crushing. ...more
As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), I can tell you that just about all of these ...more

5 Ways to Protect Your Credit This Holiday Season

’Tis the season of Christmas parties, champagne toasts, and racking up debt to impress those you love. Well, OK — that last one may just be an unintended consequence.We’re always hearing how the holidays are a time to be thankful for what we have and the people in our lives, but all too often, this season turns into a shopping frenzy in which we spend way beyond our means. ...more

Savings tips

We are now in the month of February. In which most of our new years reso’s & goals have began to fall to the way side. Theres still hope for some of those goals though! If you’re like me {horrible at saving money} & you’ve made a goal to save {every penny you can} a little money in 2013 I’ve got a few ways to help you do it. Here are a few things I’ve picked up, ok so I heard them from my financial advisors {my mother, dad, brother, & a lady from work}....more

Restructuring Your Budget After a Major Life Event

After going through a major life changing event like getting married, my finances are in total disarray. I think half  problem is that I underestimated the cost of the wedding and with that, we spent and spent and spent. However its safe to say, I still kept a pretty good grip on my personal savings, after all "momma didn't raise no fool!"...more

The Financial Benefits of Investing in a House

Investing is the act of buying a good or goods that are not going to be used at the moment. The purchases are made in the hope of generating income in the future from them. Investing in a house can be done one of two different ways; building the house from scratch or buying an already built house. There are many financial benefits of investing in a house, however....more

5 Money Saving Tips to Get the Shoes You Want!

I'm not going to lie; I love the finer things in life. When it comes to a night on the town or purchasing those adorable heels I saw at the store, I'm all over it. That is, until reality sets in. Being a post grad 30-something means that I have these awesome little things that come monthly called bills. Since I'm not one to sacrifice on fashion, especially shoes, I realized that I needed to cut back in several areas in my life to be able to buy the shoes I love and still have a place to live. So, here are my money saving tips that will help you get the shoes you love!...more