Set It & Forget It with Your Retirement?

One tip that I often give to readers here is automating your finances when possible. I’ve seen how we can sometimes be our own worst enemies, especially when stressed out by all the noise out there about the market. Automation has been wonderful for us. It’s how we pay our bills, saved for a house, and paid off […]

Finding the Best Banking and Investing Accounts

One of the best ways to keep your money working for you is to make sure it is stashed in the best bank and investment accounts. Every couple has their particular preferences on what they are looking for, but there are some basic requirements that you no doubt want to keep in mind so your […]

Building Your Perfect Investment

Yesterday afternoon Betterment‘s CEO Jon Stein hosted a free webinar with Carl Richards from Behavioral Gap on 5 steps to overcoming bad behavior and realizing your goals in 2012. I joined in and took notes of the webinar. It had some helpful information that I wanted to pass on here. Understanding Behavior Gaps with Carl Richards In […]

How Do You Measure Up Financially?

As many of you know, we have a monthly net worth review since we started in 2009. Back then, we started with less than $5,000 for our family’s net worth and now we’re a bit over $60k. I’m not going to lie- we absolutely love it when the numbers increase. However it’s not the main […]