Category Archives: Financial Goals

Friday Financial Tidbit-The Reward Program Trap

It seems like every business today has some kind of reward program, and why not? Everybody loves them, whether it’s reward points from our credit or debit card, getting frequent flyer miles from the airlines, or that buy six coffee’s … Continue reading

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Time to make this your year to shine

Are you experiencing a bit of the Holiday Hangover yet? If so, it’s pretty normal to feel that way. It seems like we gear up for months for the holidays and just like that they zoom right past us. Then … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #21 Year-End Podcast special with guest Lisa White

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: My wife Lisa joins us as a special guest The listening audience did a lot of good things in 2012 A lot planned for 2013 Doesn’t matter where you are financially, … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Putting marriage and children over becoming debt-free

Recently I have started to notice a disturbing trend lately in the personal finance world: the number of articles detailing how younger couples are putting off marriage and having children due to finances. It’s troubling because debt is cited as … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Only one month left in 2012, so make it count!

If you are like me, it’s hard to believe that December is here. It seems like just a few weeks ago that we were celebrating New Year’s and looking ahead to what 2012 had in store for us. But now … Continue reading

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How I invested in myself

I always tell people that investing in stocks is nice, but the best investment you can make is in yourself. A few weekends ago I got the opportunity to invest in myself by attending the Quitter Conference hosted by Jon … Continue reading

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Pay yourself first instead of the bank

A few weeks back I hosted a webinar on what to do after you are debt free. If you missed it, the replay is now available, but in the webinar I talked about how after you are debt free you … Continue reading

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What’s your harness?

Did you read the story about the man who walked across Niagara Falls? My wife shared the story with me a few weeks back and I was intrigued to see how he did it. After doing some research I discovered … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Being Debt Free is not the Holy Grail

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: You’ll still have financial dilemmas even if you are debt free How you look at those dilemmas is what is different Emergency funds turn potential crises into … Continue reading

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Get focused on one thing rather than being all over the place

Saving for emergencies, getting out of debt, saving for retirement, funding your child’s college, and saving up to pay for a vacation are all good things to do with your money. But if that is the case, how come we … Continue reading

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