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Plan Well, Retire Well

Saving and investing your money
Why I Stopped Tracking Most of My Expenses

Why I stopped tracking most of my expenses…

If you can believe it, I've been blogging for almost six years now. As a financial educator, writing these words on the internet might mean that I could be banned from the "financial educators club", but the fact of the matter is that for almost a year now I've struggled with tracking ALL my expenses, all the time. Maybe you're like me, tired of tracking every penny on an excel spreadsheet, eve...

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Let’s Talk about this more: Students Loan Debt for Adult Students, 60 and over

When I was in graduate school, I remember having conversations with my peers about the length of time it would take us to repay our student loans. For some of us, that meant closer to our proposed retirement years. For some older adults (60 and over), the realities of carrying student loan debt continue to increase. A report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

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How to Choose a Financial Professional

We can't be an expert in all topics. That's why we seek help from people who have expertise in areas we don't. Financial professionals can help you explore alternatives and strategies to best manage your finances. People seek help from financial professionals for a variety of reasons, and you likely will have different reasons over your lifetime. You might not have the e...

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