Should I borrow against my 401k in 2019?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Should I borrow against my 401k   Should I borrow against my 401k? If you’re strapped for cash, for whatever reason, you may be tempted to take a loan out against your 401(K)?  Everybody tells you that’s the way to go, because you’ll be paying yourself back with interest!!  Woo hooo!!  What a deal, right? Well, no, not […]

13 Reasons your Budget isn’t Working in 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes 13 Reasons your Budget isn’t Working (aka excuses!)   1.) You aren’t doing one. In your head doesn’t count.  It has to be written down (pencil and paper, or a computer program or spreadsheet, or in a phone app like Every Dollar).  I’ve heard way too many people SAY they do a budget but are […]

Attorney fee’s? | How to come up with them in 2019?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Attorney fee’s: How to come up with them?   How do I come up with the money for attorney’s fees? This is a little longer than my usual blog article, but it’s important.  So sit down and pay attention, please. No matter which side of a separation or divorce you are on, the financial strains […]

Should I give money to a friend or family member?

Reading Time: 4 minutes How to help without enabling bad behavior. We all know that one person.  It might be a family member….your broke brother-in-law, second cousin, or uncle.  Sometimes it’s even a close family member, like your grown son or daughter, a sibling, or your parents.  Or maybe it’s just a friend or neighbor. They keep asking you […]