Category Archives: Money Saving Tips

Friday Financial Tidbit-Financial Tips for College Students

College and universities across the country are back in session for the fall semester. That means freshman who were just graduating from high school four months ago are getting their first taste of life outside their home by meeting new … Continue reading

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The trap of “low” monthly payments

The other day I received an ad in the mail from my local rent-to-own company, attempting to get me to come visit their store and leave with some great merchandise. I have always known that these stores were a rip … Continue reading

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Do you need help with your finances?

When it comes to handling your money better, I have found that most know what they are doing is not working and they need to make changes. However, most of us need help in figuring what to do and how … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Cheap Date Ideas with my wife Lisa

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: My wife Lisa joins on us on today’s show Our favorite ‘cheap’ date nights Date nights have been important to us Having double dates is great too People on Facebook had … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-The Time Value of Money

If I gave you the option, would you rather have $250,000 today or $1 million in 30 years? It’s not a trick question; some of us might go with the $1 million simply because it is more money, but with … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Money and Marriage with special guest Lisa White

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe have a special guest on today’s show, my best friend and wife Lisa stops by to discuss money and marriage. In our two plus years of marriage we have been DINKS, a one … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit: How to stay focused financially

In our current 24/7, on demand, ADD culture it can be really hard to stay focused on anything for more than 5 minutes. This is can be especially true with our finances. We can work so hard to get out … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-The importance of writing down your dreams and goals

Setting goals and then accomplishing them is one of the hardest things to do.  But one of the best ways to ensure that you accomplish your goals and reach your dreams is to write them down.  This might sound simple, perhaps … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Talking about Health Savings Accounts (HSA’s)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn today’s show we go into the world of health insurance by giving an overview of Health Savings Accounts.

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Friday Financial Tidbit-How to find cheaper gas prices

Ever fill up your gas tank then drive home and find gas around the corner for five cents a gallon cheaper then what you paid?  It has happened to all of us at some point or another and even though … Continue reading

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