No I’m not talking about the plot of a scary movie. Though the idea of Lifestyle Creep could possibly be a Hollywood Blockbuster. I’m talking about the idea that over time, as we earn more, we spend more, oftentimes without consciously making the decision. The trouble with this is that it occurs without us noticing. The only way to combat it is to have a...
True Wealth is a concept that we discuss at the office periodically. Really when it comes down to it, is one of our core philosophies as money managers. Now I’m not talking about just having a lot of money. This may or may not play into it, but it is really more along the lines of an overall money management philosophy. It is very possible...
I have a secret. I am a financial advisor that absolutely despises the word “budget.” No, I don’t mean that I disagree with the concept of having a plan for your spending. That is a good thing. I mean the word itself. It sounds confining. It sounds like you will never have fun. Ever again. To me it sounds like oatmeal. (I don’t have time to...