Would you bet on your New Year’s resolution?

It’s that time of year again for the big Resolution. While it’s no secret that few actually follow through with their resolutions, would money incentives motivate you more to reach your set goal? Two apps attempt to help users do this through making a bet – where your money is literally put on the line to accomplish a certain goal. See if they are for … Continue reading Would you bet on your New Year’s resolution?

Improve Your Odds of Keeping 2012 Financial Resolutions

With the New Year just beginning, why not make it your most productive year yet! Below are a number of tips that can help you become more productive in your life and with your finances. Make a Do-Not-Do List – Instead of an average to do list, create a list that says what you will not do. It can be for the day, week, month, … Continue reading Improve Your Odds of Keeping 2012 Financial Resolutions

Financial Fibs that Keep You From Reaching Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year come many resolutions. Most of us have at least one resolution that is financial in nature. In Michelle Singletary’s latest column, “Facing the Truth of Your Financial Situation”, she lists five of her favorite financial fibs that we often tell ourselves that keep us from reaching our financial goals. They are: 1.       I have a budget 2.       I have an emergency fund 3.       … Continue reading Financial Fibs that Keep You From Reaching Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions Continued…

As we have already discussed, health and wealth are closely related because healthier individuals miss work less and are also more productive and energetic. Well, before you make your resolution to actually use that gym membership you pay for, consider canceling it all together!

“Now that would save some money,” you might think, “but then what about the health part?” The answer: the great outdoors! Thousands of Americans overpay for gym memberships each year and to be quite honest, whether you are using it or not, there is a much cheaper option. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions Continued…”

New Year’s Resolutions

With 2010 coming to a close, many people are looking toward a healthier and more frugal 2011. In fact, two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions year after year are to become a healthier individual and to improve one’s finances.

Health and wealth can go hand in hand. Studies show that healthier individuals miss work less and also are more productive on the job, resulting in more money.

Also, unhealthy habits like candy, cigarettes and fast food are costly! Cutting back on these unhealthy items can add to your wallet! Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions”

New Year’s Resolutions

With 2009 coming to a close, many people are looking toward a healthier and more frugal 2010. In fact, two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions year after year are to become a healthier individual and to improve one’s finances.

Health and wealth can go hand in hand. Studies show that healthier individuals miss work less and also are more productive on the job, resulting in more money. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions”