How to Make Large Purchases Using Insurance What counts as a big purchase for you—a house, a car, travel? Maybe a daughter’s wedding? Even though the definition of a large purchase varies from person to person, it’s likely that it will make a dent in your finances—unless you’ve got aContinue Reading

4 Easy Ways to Make a Better Decision How do you make the most important decisions in your life? Flip a coin? Draw straws? According to, well . . . science . . . your method may be just as random. Regardless of the weight or complexity of a decision,Continue Reading

bulletproof retirement portfolio

Does your roadmap to retirement consist of a 401(K)? That’s a common piece to most portfolios, but is it your only bet when it comes to your life savings? The 401(k) is the most famous financial vehicle, perhaps because there’s potential for tremendous success—with tremendous risk attached. Every time youContinue Reading

Emergency fund

Building an Emergency Fund Doesn’t Have to Be Painful The average American’s saving habits can be pretty scary. In fact, most have less than $1,000 on hand for emergencies like car repairs, health issues, or job loss. Whether the incident is just an inconvenience or straight-up emergency, they rely onContinue Reading


7 Secrets to Keeping Your Wealth Stealth There’s an increasing segment of society that is wealthy; and doesn’t want to look the part. Whether they’re avoiding shallow people, protecting their privacy, or just want to blend in with the masses, these people use stealth techniques to dumb-down how much they’reContinue Reading

Momentum, Drive, Change

The Perfect Day Formula What if every day could be perfect? Fitness coach and author Craig Ballantyne aims to get you as close as possible to that ideal with his book, The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life, Ballantyne offers ideas for living, working,Continue Reading