Gift giving doesn’t have to cause money stress

Gift giving doesn’t have to cause money stress

What comes to mind when you recall holidays gone by? Do you have sweet memories of time spent with friends and family, or unpleasant memories of family and gift-buying stress- along with debt to start the new year? I can’t eliminate the stress caused by 2020 or relatives, but I can provide a few financial tips to help prevent debt remorse in 2021.

Busting home mortgage myths

Busting home mortgage myths

I’ve already explained the differences between wise and unwise debt. Now, I want to talk more about debt — specifically home mortgages. Let’s discuss two beliefs about a home mortgage that could be detrimental to your financial health.

Budgeting Basics

Budgeting Basics

Budget: a word that causes stress and anxiety for some while helping others bring order to their lives. Do you wish you had something to help you get your finances in order but believe creating a budget would be impossible?

Don’t give up on Budgeting

Don’t give up on Budgeting

There are as many opinions about budgeting as there are about politics or religion. However, opinions are just that — opinions. Until you put your opinion to the test, you won’t know if it simply is a personal preference or something based on truth and facts.

FREE Child Asset Builder

What if you could use the magic of compound interest for decades (i.e., a child policy), yet never pay taxes above basis because you take distributions as a loan?

It is not deemed as income, is not subject to required minimum distributions, and will not affect taxation on social security if in a life insurance policy. Death benefits are tax-free as well.

As a parent or grandparent, you can leave a legacy by using the magic of compound interest.