6 decisions to put you on the path to wealth – By MG, CPA

This past month I made a few major purchases including, a sleek new king size bed from West Elm, an absurdly expensive new sports coat from Nordstroms (don’t judge me), and new nightstands (also from West Elm). These purchases were out of the norm and they were definitely expensive (let’s just say I had no problem meeting the spending limit for my new travel rewards card). Do I have any buyer’s remorse for these purchases? Nope. Continue reading “6 decisions to put you on the path to wealth – By MG, CPA”

How I eliminated work stress. – by MG, CPA

When I was early in my career, I had a mortgage, a child, and a stay-at-home spouse. Needless to say, we needed every single dollar we made. Because we were cutting it so close each month, I was under a lot of stress. Although I was well liked at work, I was always concerned about losing my job. This concern caused me to work extremely long hours, take on every project, and answer work emails at all hours. Continue reading “How I eliminated work stress. – by MG, CPA”

Keeping up with “The Joneses” (aka, my in-laws) – by PG, MBA

We all have “The Joneses” in our lives – friends, family, coworkers, neighbors who spend money on all the cool new toys, cars, boats, etc.  They go out to eat seemingly every night, and are always posting pictures of their sweet vacations on social media.  Money appears to be no object to them.  And let’s be real, it looks pretty fun. “The Joneses” in my life are my in-laws. Continue reading “Keeping up with “The Joneses” (aka, my in-laws) – by PG, MBA”

The power of setting a routine – by MG, CPA

Major changes in life usually don’t come from one time decisions; instead they come from repeated behaviors over an extended period of time. Spending $5 at Starbucks tomorrow morning won’t break the bank, but spending $5 at Starbucks every day might. How many purchases do we make without thinking, just because it has become a part of our routine? Continue reading “The power of setting a routine – by MG, CPA”