• Budgeting,  Cash flow

    A budget you can stick with: the Anti-Budget

    Look, we all know that budgeting does not evoke happy feelings in most people. For most people the word “budget” is a cue to stop listening. But what if I told you that budgeting could be pretty easy? That you don’t need to count every penny? Today we are going to talk about the “anti-budget”, what it is, and how to do it. The Anti-Budget: Budgeting Made Easy OK, here’s a little secret. I don’t count every penny every month. Frankly, that sounds stressful. I don’t freak out if I have extra money in my gas budget but run low on my food budget. You don’t have to know your…

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    5 Reasons to Delay Taking Social Security

    Today I am very excited to bring you a guest post from fellow Fee-Only Financial Planner Richard Feight of East Lansing and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rich is the founder of IAM Financial where he specializes in helping small business owners translate a lifetime of work into a happy and fulfilling retirement. Enjoy! 5 Reasons Why You Should Delay Taking Social Security April is National #SocialSecurity Month! As a result I thought it would be a good idea to share with you five reasons why it may be beneficial for someone to delay taking social security. More often than not when someone has worked for thirty-five or forty years and paid into…