Financial Advice

Money Tips for Graduates

Money Tips for Graduates

College graduation is a time for celebration. As you enter a new phase in your life, remember these money tips for graduates to help you create a strong foundation for …

Create Financial Wellness

How to Create Financial Wellness

April is Financial Literacy Month and with the increase in related news and information this month, it begs the question- Is Information Enough? Many people are well enough informed about …

Spending Guidelines

Spending Guidelines You Can Benefit From

If you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck, you’re not alone. In fact, recent studies estimate that half of working Americans are getting by this way. If you’re tired of waiting on your next paycheck, only to wonder where all your hard-earned money went after paying bills, now is the time to establish a monthly budget and spending guidelines to help you get ahead.

Spending Plan

How to Create a Spending Plan

One of the most common topics I’ve encountered while promoting financial literacy as CEO of Pay Your Family First is spending management. Many people focus on earnings without figuring out how and when they are going to distribute (spend) that money. They understand that to be successful, you should keep debts in check and save for the future—they simply don’t know how to make it happen. Everyone spends money. Having a spending plan allows us to be intentional about spending and provides a roadmap to financial goals.

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Five Smart Budgeting Tips for Busy Professionals

Budgeting is like eating healthy or exercising. We know we should do it; people urge us to do it all the time; and yet, for many, it is still difficult to make a firm commitment. It ends up being one of those things we are always putting off until the next day, or we do it in fits and starts.

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Sharon’s Money Manifesto: Five Financial Rules for Success

One of the most rewarding things of my career is sharing what I have learned with others. Nothing inspires me more than seeing someone unlock their full potential, and it’s never too late to start this journey. But it is also important to remember that sound personal financial habits are the foundation to success.


Top Money Management Tips

I’ve shared in the past fundamental principles of successful money management and how this is essential for financial independence. Today, I want to impart a few simple, actionable, everyday tips you can incorporate into your life to better manage your money.

How to Successfully Manage Money

Everyone aspires to financial freedom. But contrary to popular belief, this goal is not out of reach or only something a few select individuals can achieve. Rather, it is within everyone’s grasp, and the path is simple. All that is required is some discipline and a plan.

Develop a Financial Literacy Program For Success

Are you a slave to money? Do you often stress about how much money you have and are struggling paycheck to paycheck? If so, you may want to consider developing …

Become Empowered with Personal Financial Literacy

For many Americans, the topic of personal financial literacy is as intimidating as advanced algorithmic algebra. But it doesn’t have to be so daunting or difficult. Understanding and developing some …