Retirement savings calculator

Calculating what you need for retirement KJ: We’re on a bit of a kick with regards to looking at what we need to save for the future, and the age old question of Am I on track?. Do you know … Continue reading

Making your interest earn you interest!

KJ: The compounding effect of wealth over time is quite significant – especially with a longer time horizon – so the sooner (and more) you begin to save, the better your long-term financial picture will be. Hopefully this post is … Continue reading

Am I on track?

KJ: Similar to our post regarding the Fidelity study on savings targets to reach throughout your life, I came across an interesting JP Morgan chart that outlines what you should have saved at various checkpoints and salary levels. Basically, you … Continue reading

Living beneath your means

KJ: Learning to live beneath your means sounds like a simple thing to do, right? Well with the Joneses just down the street always having something nicer, bigger, cooler, how do you keep up? The answer is: you don’t! Regardless … Continue reading

Spending to stay sane

AJ:We’ve referred to this concept before, but based on a recent string of events it has crept back into our lives. Sometimes you just HAVE to make decisions that don’t take saving money into account as their primary goal. There … Continue reading