What Is Your Money Color?

I am sure you are wondering what colors have to do with money and how come you have one. Well allow me to explain. The amount of money we earn, save and spend is driven by our personality and beliefs, which drive our choices. In short, our money color reflects our overall personality, lifestyle and…

Great tips for a ‘financially fun’ summer vacation

Our love of warm weather, the need to take a break from hectic work schedules to recharge our batteries or our children’s holiday from school are some of the valid reasons many of us give for taking vacations during summer months. However many individuals and families return from vacation completely broke and/or in debt, and therefore spend the subsequent…

Women, Employment and Money 101

Did you know that? Women are less likely to get retirement benefits from their employers? This is because women are more likely to work for employers who do not offer a retirement plan. Women often earn less than men, therefore women in the USA receive less Social Security income than men due to the fact…

Get front row seats in 2012….

If I ask you how much of your last paycheck you spent on car repairs, clothes or home maintenance, there is a high probability that you will be able to give me an accurate figure or a close estimate within an hour. But you will probably not be able to give me an answer within  24 hours…

Hello World!

Welcome to http://www.ourfinancialcoach.com, your personal guide to understanding, establishing and implementing smart and sustainable financial goals.   The recent lingering global financial crisis and recession has left many unemployed, in debt and generally financially distressed. Many employees  and enterpreneurs now face tough financial decisions and uncertainty. The challenges of meeting regular financial obligations, paying for children’s education, health care and planning for…