Simplify Your Financial Life: Make a Bucket List

This is the most elegant explanation of prudent investment management I’ve ever heard, and it came from Steve Adell.  It’s called “The Bucket List”. The idea is to categorize your investment money into three simple buckets which are based on intended use: Cash, Fixed Income, and Growth.  You fill the buckets in order. Bucket #1:…

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Stay Away from These Troubles in College

Before we begin, let’s start with the general understanding that money itself has a cost.  It sounds strange to those who are not in the financial world, but a dollar borrowed from one source may be more expensive than a dollar borrowed from another source. If you borrow a dollar from a friend (pay them…

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Jobs Considerations for While You Are in College

The traditional college experience is one of the most unique times in a person’s life.  Many consider it the bridge between adolescence and adulthood.  Those who seem to make the most out of their time realize all of the flexibility in schedule allows for personal growth, new life experiences, and getting ahead in building marketable…

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