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Veterinarians and Life Planning: Getting Your Priorities Straight

There is one point that I tend to hammer home over and over again: personal finance is more than just the numbers.  Focusing on the numbers alone is not guaranteed to motivate someone to change their money story. The central question to ask yourself is “Why?” What is it about your current situation that makes…

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I Stand By FI(RE), And Why You Should, Too

“I hate it, I hate it, I hate it. I hate it.” Ah….the famous opening dialogue between Suze Orman and the podcast host Paula Pant. This was Suze’s response to the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement that has been gaining a lot of press lately. If you’d like to listen to the podcast episode…

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What is lighting your FIRE?

So why did I use the acronym FIRE in my title? This was a new term for me up until recently.  But once I found out what it was, it resonated very deeply with me. FIRE stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early. You have enough accumulated in your investments that you can live off of…

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