Financial goals: Are yours actually goals?
Do you have written financial goals? If you have well thought-out goals, and have written them down, then you’ve already set yourself up favorably to meet them. Perhaps you’ve heard of SMART goals — goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound. Or … is it Strategic, Meaningful, Ambitious, Results-Based, and Timely? It can […]
There’s still time to track expenses this year
Track expenses diligently for a whole year, and your time at taxes will be much, much less unhappy … We are a week into the new year. It’s alarming how quickly time flies by, isn’t it? The beginning of a new calendar year is a great time to start tracking your personal finances carefully (though […]
Why I got over being scared of cooking
I do a few things pretty well. Cooking hasn’t been one of them. For a surprisingly long time I’ve been able to get by knowing hardly the first thing about preparing a hot meal: Through high school my parents prepared the meals. Through college I had a meal plan. Through graduate school I only did […]
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