I hope the new year is off to a great start for you and your loved ones.
February is a rough month for good intentions. Surveys show that this is the month when many of us lose the momentum to stick to our New Year’s resolutions.
Now that coronavirus vaccinations have begun, I know that we are all eager to be able to get out more, get together more, and maybe even get-away (travel) more.
A new year begins. May it bring you and your loved ones new bursts of happiness. And health. That is all that matters. Right?
On today’s podcast, Suze talks about the biggest mistake she’s ever made. In three stories, we learn how that mistake wasted time and money and we get advice on how we don’t have to fall into it.
For all the time and effort and worry we put into our financial health, we often overlook how our emotional and physical health interacts with our financial security.
A recent survey by Allianz Life Insurance reports that nearly 6 in 10 women wish they were more confident in their money decisions.
You may have seen, or participated in, the 10-year challenge that swept through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in January, asking people to post a photo of themselves in 2009 and 2019.
Happy New Year! I know this is a popular time of year to make resolutions, and for many of you that can include financial goal-setting. It’s also the time of year when we are hit with all sorts...
If you have been making a long list of resolutions for the New Year, my advice is to rip it up.
When it comes to financial fears, debt is the ultimate four letter word. Whether you have credit card debt, or student loan debt, or want to buy a home or a car that you will finance, you’re dealing with debt. Or more to the point, it’s probably throwing you for a loop. Debt is the major stress point in every household that I’ve worked with.
Your money challenges are very personal. You may have a large credit card balance gnawing at you, while your best friend is awake at night worrying about being able to keep working through her 60s,
As we turn the corner into a new year, my biggest hope is that peace and happiness is in great abundance for each and every one of you and all those you love. You know from years of hearing me invoke “People First, Then Money, Then Things” that I think there should be no bigger focus than building and nurturing that peace and happiness. But there is also always room to focus on the ways you can continue to build financial security in 2016. The progress you make on taking control of your money will, after all, bring even more happiness and peace into your life.
It’s estimated that Americans spend more than $20 billion a year renting space in a self-storage facility. According to the Self Storage Association, the number of households renting out a storage facility has grown 65% over the past 20 years. It’s hard to drive more than a few miles in urban areas and not spy at least one self-storage business (and often more). The aggregate land mass for U.S. storage facilities spans a total of 78 square miles, or more than three times the size of Manhattan.
A recent paper from the influential Research Affiliates investment management firm (more than $140 billion in assets managed) takes the provocative stance that young adults saving for
Listen up my 60 something friends (and those of you heading to that milestone soon) we need to have a talk about your retirement planning.
Bankruptcy rates spiked during the 2008 recession and many were pretty judgmental toward the millions who couldn't afford to pay their bills. But Suze Orman says bankruptcy is the better option over burying your head in the sand. "When somebody really doesn't have money to pay their bills then they should claim bankruptcy and face it right on and start all over again," says Orman.