Tag Archives: Saving

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #132-Why my wife and I spent more than we made in 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How Lisa and I spent more than we made in 2016 Why I felt that we were throwing money away left in right this summer Why Savings is our future goal What are … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #123-Is there a need for multiple bank accounts for saving?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How to track your savings fund Things to consider when deciding whether to lump your savings together or keep it separate The only way to guarantee savings How Lisa and I track our … Continue reading

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My employer’s 401(K) administrator thinks you’ll always have some kind of consumer debt. What says you?

Yes, this is part of a real email I got from my employer’s 401(K) provider. I tried to read the whole article but after reading the first two sentences I just had to stop. The article first promises something that … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-What the Middle Class Can’t Do With Money

Due to my interest in all things personal finance, I read a variety of articles dealing with personal finance from all kinds of different sources. It helps me keep up with recent trends and know what pop culture is saying … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #76-Can a spender learn to save?

Can a spender learn to save money if it is not their natural tendency? Why being a spender is not a bad thing What keeps us from saving money Ways to help us save more money Quote of the week

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Saving is different from investing

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. If you have heard it once, you have heard it a million times; you need to save and invest more money. While those are both true statements, often we … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #38-How do you decide when to save and when to spend?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Answering  listeners’ questions on personal finance Can money in an HSA count towards your emergency fund? How to decided between going on vacation and paying down your mortgage It’s all about … Continue reading

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Making savings a priority!

Does the fact that you have little or no savings bother you? If it does, at least take comfort in the fact that you aren’t alone. According to a recent survey by CreditDonkey.com, 4 in 10 Americans have $500 or … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast: The 3 things we do with money-Saving Part II

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn today’s show we finish up our discussion on saving.  How do we save for purchases, both short- and long-term? 

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast:The 3 things we do with money-Saving Part I

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn today’s podcast we start to talk about saving, specifically saving for emergencies.  What exactly is an emergency fund?  What constitutes an emergency?  Where should you keep your emergency fund and most importantly how … Continue reading

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