Fiances and Finances!

Fiances and Finances!

Did you notice that there’s only one letter difference? Me, neither, til I typed it!

And perhaps we can use that “n” to our advantage…

Let’s have that “n”mean – never let money come between you! Continue reading “Fiances and Finances!”

Begin As You Intend To Continue!

“Begin as you intend to continue.”

My younger sister, Becky, gave me this advice 24 years ago as my (now) wife and I were preparing to get married. But… who listens to a younger sister?

Smart people do… I wasn’t smart.

But, today, I’ve come to appreciate the wisdom of her statement…and now as I work with engaged couples and those who are married, I echo that advice, especially when it comes to finances. Continue reading “Begin As You Intend To Continue!”

Diagnosing Financial Emergencies: An EMT’s Approach to Finding The Real Money Problem

Sirens blare as the ambulance races down the street, rushing to care for a man having chest pain. With screeching tires, the ambulance shudders to a halt, and two EMTs hop out of the rig, hustling out of the “rig” and into the house.

We watch as with fervor and urgency the medics check a pulse and blood pressure, glancing grimly at each other.

Quickly they put the patient on high flow oxygen, ask him to chew some baby aspirin, help him with his nitro, and start an IV.

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Your Financial Health During the Pandemic

If there is one thing I am REALLY worried about right now with COVID 19 it’s people’s financial health. Continue reading “Your Financial Health During the Pandemic”

Don’t Hate the Mailman

It was 2:30 as I peered out my living room window, through closed curtains. My stomach knotted as I heard the familiar, faint squeal of brakes. Turning my head to the right, I could see it coming. Continue reading “Don’t Hate the Mailman”

How I Avoided a Financial Catastrophe This Week

Murphy visited my house again… this time it was my car on the way home. And I was able to turn what might have been a financial catastrophe into an inconvenience instead! Continue reading “How I Avoided a Financial Catastrophe This Week”

Reduce Financial Stress Ahead of the Holiday Season

Steve and Sue sat at their kitchen table looking dejected as they discussed the up-coming holiday season. “How are we going to afford all this on a tight budget?”

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