Some years ago, ropes were tethered to street corners in the financial district near the old World Trade Center towers for people to grapple their way around the buildings as the wind was strong enough to knock you off of your feet.
Mission-oriented investors are no longer required to sacrifice returns in order to take a stand. The world of ethical and responsible investing has grown up, and investors are impacting global industry.
The term “Sandwich generation” is a term used for a generation of people, usually in their 40s and 50s, who care for their aging parents while at the same time bringing up their own children. Check out these tips and tools to create a customized sandwich.
If you grew up in between 1950 and 2000, owning a car was equivalent to having the keys to Freedom. That all changed when technology grew horns and big data spawned the Sharing Economy, aka collaborative consumption.
It takes time to learn the discipline around earning, saving, and spending our money wisely. . We are highly capable of taking charge of our lives and making it whatever we want it to be so why does it seem so scary?
We are a slave to the debt we create and the servicing of all this debt keeps us from the dreams we visualize when we look toward the Empire we are building. Use these tips to minimize or eliminate debt.
We don’t have to reinvent the wheel to get on track financially, but we do need to assess our habits. One new positive habit for the next 12 months can help you better manage your money and increase your confidence with it.
What happens when we women come together to learn, share and experience things as a group? Women build wealth in collaboration not isolation. Money is not complicated, especially when we have the right support and resources to guide us.
Here are five ways you can build wealth in 2018. Being financially savvy has everything to do with how we see ourselves and where we see ourselves in the future. This is where we begin our financial journey.
For some of us, when we think about retirement it’s this far away, almost mythical place. Most people don’t know what to expect financially during retirement. Limit the uncertainty when planning for the future with these 5 ways to put your money where your future is.
Our Money Story. It’s how we feel about money, what we believe about it, and how we use it. It’s the basis for every action or inaction around our finances. It’s what really influences how we spend, invest and behave with our money.
We think that in order to tighten our purse strings we must deny ourselves the comforts or luxuries we have become accustomed to. We think that we must live in a state of boredom and discontent. I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way!
We talk about work, sex, kids, even politics, but we find money and our story so taboo. If we could get passed the false belief that talking about money is off limits then we could dive into a brand-new world of transparency from within our trusted networks.
Once you have a family you are no longer allowed to be selfish. You are no longer allowed to believe that once you are gone “it’s not your problem.” Life insurance general gives them financial peace of mind.
Maintaining an open dialogue and getting clear around money goals helps to establish financial trust in relationships. Once you’ve shared your goals and balance sheets you can work on putting together a plan as a couple.
A living will is a written statement detailing a person's desires regarding their medical treatment in circumstances in which they are no longer able to express informed consent. When drafting a living will we leave clear and concise instructions that are not open to interpretation.
There are plenty of reasons as to why one might find themselves in a money crisis. The list could go on and on. We all know that life doesn’t always go as planned and things happen. Since there are always ways to bounce back from a money crisis, here are a few tips to help guide us.
Far too often women get pushed around in the workforce. Standing up for ourselves and one another will show the world that we are just as capable as any man is. Here are three tips on how to stand up for yourself in the workplace.
In our society, we are told that timing and motivation is key to success. Now that may be true, but then most of us find ourselves watching the clock tick by. Read more for relevant time management techniques that will help you succeed in your daily routines.
As a young adult going through college, we have found that money can be a very hard thing to handle. Figuring out how to manage a full schedule AND your finances can sometimes be frustrating. Here are a a feww found that these tips have helped me with my budgeting:
The prediction business is in a deep, dark hole and 2016 is the reason. Ultimately, when we look back, we’ll realize what a watershed year it was. In 2016 everything the predictors predicted would happen didn’t, and everything they believed would never happen did.
I grew up in a Puerto-Rican household on the west side of Chicago. We spent many Saturdays cleaning the house while listening to salsa music, we always ate good food, there were tons of family gatherings and every Sunday we went to abuela’s house. We did absolutely everything as a family.
Being financially disciplined can be challenging for many of us. Financial discipline is one of the most important foundational elements for any sound plan! These quick tips will help us stay on track!
Creating an investment strategy that has a positive impact and a good long term rate of return is very much part of that journey. One thing to keep in mind is that there are many pieces to the puzzle that we should consider before opening an investment account.
We know that many of us feel stressed, guilty and ashamed about some of the financial decisions we have made in the past. Here are some tips of how to let go of shame to make room for abundance and possibility.