Hierarchy of Goals
Beyond Money

How to Set Good Goals

Here I will discuss how you can set effective goals to support your mission. Your mission provides a purpose, and your goals reinforce that aim by keeping you focused on what’s important. They organize your actions and give your daily life direction. Before I committed to becoming debt-free, for instance, I bought whatever I wanted […]

5 Good Reasons to File Your Tax Return Earlier Rather than Later
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5 Good Reasons to File Your Tax Return Earlier Rather than Later

When we fill our taxes, we may fall into two camps: those who are super organized and file their tax return as soon as possible, and those who barely manage to scrape their paperwork together by April 15th. But not everyone who waits for the deadline is disorganized. Some people wait until the last minute […]

weights and exercise
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6 Tips for Making Fiscal Fitness Resolutions Stick This Year

Want to make resolutions but afraid be fail at following through with them? You’re not alone. A recent roundup of statistics shows that about 38 percent of us never make resolutions. It seems that this approach may save some disappointment, but the need to sell slightly-used workout gear online, or even some wishfully-invested financial resources, […]

Beyond Money Management

Celebrating Thanksgiving is a Must This Year

With headlines all over about the financial mess and how bad the economic is (and will be), many of us feel a sense of doubt about the future.  Thanksgiving is coming up, and it’s easy to feel less excited about the idea of celebration when our retirement savings, investments and emergency funds depleting every day.  […]