Investing

Ask an Advisor: How Can I Invest with Less Stress?

Ask an Advisor: How Can I Invest with Less Stress?

  Karin Maloney Stifler, CFP® an Accredited Investment Fiduciary, explains how you can ease into investing to grow your wealth with less stress. Q: I’m 35 years old, and know I need to build my nest egg to reach financial freedom, but I’m too scared to put my money in the stock market... Read More

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How Confidence Helps You Save More

How Confidence Helps You Save More

(And 4 power moves you can start applying today)

  You can probably recall a time when you felt less than confident and decided that buying something new (a dress, a designer handbag, a car) would boost your spirits. The truth is, how we feel about ourselves plays a role in how much money we spend and how much we save. The worse we feel, the more... Read More

4 Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Money

4 Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Money

(So You Can Stop Winging It and Start Bringing It)

  It took me a long time to figure out the most important piece of the puzzle when it comes to growing your nest egg: Your psychology must be set up for success. And a big part of that is making the switch from winging it with your money to being strategic. By strategic, I don’t mean anything... Read More

The Mighty Few

The Mighty Few

How I Stopped Wasting Money On (Gasp!) Clothes and Started Saving More

  I admit, fashion can seem like a superficial topic. It almost feels silly to talk about it in any serious way. But the truth is, what you wear does affect how you feel inside and how people see you. In fact, scientists have found that the clothes you wear may actually affect your psychological... Read More

Spend on This, Not That

Spend on This, Not That

5 Spending Rules That Can Boost Your Happiness Level — and Your Bank Account

  This post originally appeared at NBC Today show money correspondent, Jean Chatzky’s blog at JeanChatzky.com.   Think about how much cash you throw away each year on items you rarely—if ever—use. And how many things you buy that actually make you happier. The answers are probably... Read More

How To Enhance Your Brand AND Reduce Stress

How To Enhance Your Brand AND Reduce Stress

Have you seen the documentary Happy? It’s available on Instant Netflix and explores what makes people around the world happy. Of course, this global perspective lends itself to showing the viewer the different ways in which people seek happiness and what is effective for them. It may sound a bit... Read More

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The Roots of Success: Q & A with CEO, Stacy Francis

The Roots of Success: Q & A with CEO, Stacy Francis

  As the president and CEO of a boutique wealth management firm, nationally recognized financial... Read More

Living Rich, But Feeling Broke; Time For a Plan

Living Rich, But Feeling Broke; Time For a Plan

  Many of us live, act and spend as if we’ve got much more money than we do. The irony is that... Read More

5 Ways to Build More Time into Your Day

5 Ways to Build More Time into Your Day

(For accomplishing what's important to you)

  If you feel like you’re not accomplishing your life and business goals in the time frame you... Read More

Making the Leap to Solopreneur

Making the Leap to Solopreneur

(And Some New Money Habits)

  It was a big, scary decision to make—going from a conventional 9-to-5 desk job working in operations... Read More

Not Your Parents’ Financial Planners

Not Your Parents’ Financial Planners

(Introducing a New Breed of Planners You Can Really Connect With)

  Money is an emotional thing. Yet the focus of financial planners has traditionally been on numbers... Read More

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