Archives for September 2015

The Most Important Step in Gaining Control of Your Personal Finances

The cornerstone of any personal financial profile should be establishing and keeping an emergency reserve. You may have heard it referred to as a cash cushion or a rainy day fund. I cannot stress enough the importance of this one simple concept. If you want the upper hand with regard to your personal finances, having a Read More >

What is the Least Used and Most Flexible Financial Tool?

The Home Equity Line of Credit is the least used and most flexible financial tool available today! A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is a revolving credit line that uses your house, and the equity in it, as collateral. For many Americans, the largest portion of their wealth is trapped in their houses and their Read More >

To Roth or Not to Roth?

If you believe, as I do, that future tax rates will be higher, you may benefit from opening a Roth IRA. Of the 5 ways people lose money, taxes are NUMBER ONE. There are many innovative strategies for reducing your tax burden and the Roth IRA is without a doubt the best IRA available today. Traditional IRAs allow you Read More >

Financial Health Series: Episode 5 – The 5 Ways People Lose Money (Paying Cash) I was recently interviewed by Gary Collins, creator of the Primal Power Method, for a video blog series he is doing on financial health. Gary created the Primal Power Method to help people make educated decisions concerning their health. The Primal Power Method focuses on nutrition and Read More >