Tag Archives: financial mistakes

How to Navigate Tough Money Conversations in a Relationship

Do a quick search of the most common things couples fight about and it becomes glaringly obvious what the answer is: money. Yes, there are plenty of other things to squabble over, but several studies have landed on money and finances as the common thread that binds most couples together – or, in this case, tears them apart. Money is…

If You’re Buying a House, Please Don’t Get Married

The news is everywhere. The spring home sale has begun and both buyers and sellers are highly active. Home sales are surging to the fastest pace in the last 18 months. According the Realtor Mag, existing home sales rose 6.1% in March month-over-month. After a quiet start to the year, sales activities picked up greatly throughout the country in March….

Stop the Cycle of Financial Debt and Future Mistakes

Cycle of debt

One day I woke up and realized I was $150,000 in debt and was constantly worried about money. I didn’t envision my life to be like that at only 23 years old, but that’s what happened. Now that I’ve started getting my debt under control, I found I have another financial worry. I fear that when I become completely debt…

4 Financial Mistakes to Avoid During the Holidays

The holidays are a joyous time, full of laughter, bright lights, warm fireplaces, colorful ribbons, tasty meals, and (hopefully) good company. But they can also be a prime time for getting in debt. If you’re not careful, all that holiday excitement can go to your head. Or more specifically, to your wallet. After all, spending money has become such a…

What Was Your Biggest Financial Mistake?

Are you human? You are? Then congratulations, you’ve probably made your fair share of mistakes! But have you ever made any big mistakes with your money? Most of us have, and it’s usually not much fun. However, the best thing to do with these kinds of mistakes (as with any difficult circumstance) is to use it as a lesson that…