New Year’s Resolutions

AJ: We knew months ago that our resolutions for 2015 would be hugely focused on finances, and we’ve been mentally preparing ourselves for tightening our belts. KJ: 2015 is a year of refocusing on building up some of our emergency … Continue reading

Year-end financial evaluation

AJ & KJ: Tis the season where we start to talk about the changes a new year will bring and reflect on everything from the past year. Before moving forward though it’s important to take stock of all the life … Continue reading

Look at your past budgets. You may be amazed

KJ: We just went through this exercise, and it was quite interesting. I have used Quicken since the beginning of (my) time with an income, so I have quite a few years of history to be able to reference. I … Continue reading

A billionaire’s perspective on working: a three day work week?…

AJ: Irrefutable fact: Carlos Slim knows things about making money. His estimated net worth at $83 billion pretty much speaks for itself, and it makes him one of the wealthiest individuals in the world. Carlos Slim has an interesting take … Continue reading

When was the last time you reassessed your budget?

KJ: Sometimes, it seems like money pours out of the bank account, so what better time to see if your current plan is really what is right for you at this stage in your life? It’s easy to keep coasting … Continue reading