Life, by Natalie H. Jan 19, 2015

We have all been there… Your neighbor just got a shiny new car, and it’s gleaming in the driveway. Your friend bought the latest electronic gadget that makes cappuccino for him every morning. You feel like a loser and the green-eyed envy monster has got you bad. No one likes this feeling, so what can you do to control it?

Failure, by Catherine Alford Jan 16, 2015

Just the other night, my husband asked me for an update on our finances. He’s a second-year medical school student, so he has zero time to manage our bills and accounts. That’s my job, and I love that he trusts me to take care of all of our day-to-day finances. During this conversation, we started talking about how far we’ve come financially and shook our heads in shame at some of the biggest mistakes we’ve made with our money since we’ve been together. It’s truly incredible how much we know now compared to what we knew then. If I could rewind time, here are the two mistakes that I’d go back and reverse:

Life, by Banks Jan 15, 2015

Finding ways to motivate ourselves and others will be a constant lifetime challenge. We can only rely on so much coffee. It’s a feeling that is hard to understand and sometimes even more difficult to replicate.

Tips & Tools, by Banks Jan 14, 2015

Many people looking to purchase a home have questions about how a mortgage works.

Tips & Tools, by Banks Jan 13, 2015

Sure we wish we would have known to buy Apple stock, invested in Facebook, or maybe even not married that person. But rather than lamenting on what you didn’t know, the time is now to act on what you know now.

Tips & Tools, by Cheryl Krueger Jan 05, 2015

For most of us, at the start of our adult lives, we have minimal property and possibly some debt from school. But our net worth statement includes a large asset: our future earnings potential. As we age, we turn our earnings potential into actual spending, and fulfillment of our financial goals.

Life, by Banks Dec 26, 2014

There is definitely something special about gazing into the past of historic sites.

Tips & Tools, by Banks Dec 23, 2014

The average monthly payment for student loans in the U.S. is around $300, so you now have that much more cash.

Tips & Tools, by Banks Dec 18, 2014

There is probably nothing more disappointing for a buyer than to spend weeks, possibly months, looking at homes in a particular price range only to discovering that they can not qualify for a loan.

Life, by Clint Williams Dec 17, 2014

Fewer couples are waiting until their wedding… to buy a house.