Category Archives: Credit Cards

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #23-How to prepare your teenager for life after high school

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Teenagers are not adequately prepared to handle money after graduating from high school How financial decisions today impact our finances tomorrow Importance of college and how to save and pay for … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #16 The Power of Cash

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Don’t forget to give thanks for what you have this week How I experienced the power of cash when selling my car How you can increase your retirement savings 1% in … Continue reading

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Why easy is not always better

We live in a culture that is obsessed with convenience and doing the “easy” things. Everywhere you turn we are coming up with ways to do things faster and better. But when it comes to personal finance, usually what is … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Credit report errors, joint accounts, and excercise!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: A lot of different topics covered on today’s show The “I graduated from college . . . now what?” teleseminar turned out great How exercise is a … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-The barriers that hold us back financially

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: Three main barriers that hold us back financially Family issues are the biggest and most common Our past financial decisions can impact how we make decisions today … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Your Financial Literacy Month Questions

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Is strategic foreclosure ethical? Can technology help out your finances? Combining finances in marriage or keeping them seperate The best investment you can make is in yourself Now taking requests to … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-0% credit card transfers

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: 0% Credit Card Transfer offers Can help you get out of debt Figure out the transfer fees and APR first Must learn how to live on less … Continue reading

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Facing your financial fears

This past weekend I finished reading “The Flinch” by Julien Smith. It is already on my recommended reading list. It is a short read that you can finish in a couple of sittings. You can currently get it for free … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-My take on credit cards

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Credit Card debt is on the rise Do not recommend using them Readers are 50/50 on using them What are your thoughts on credit cards? When do you file your income … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Credit cards are not evil. It is what you do with them that can get you into trouble.

What’s your view on credit cards? If you ask that question 100 times you will probably get 100 different answers. My friend Matt Wegner recently wrote a great article titled “Can you live debt free and still have credit cards?” … Continue reading

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