Good Financial Reads: Do You Really Need to Make Money, Using Financial Failures to Move Forward, and More

Good Financial Reads 07.29.16

 

Following along with the blogs of financial advisors is a great way to access valuable, educational information about finance — and it doesn’t cost you a thing! Our financial planners love to share their knowledge and help everyone regardless of age or assets.

Catch up on some of the latest posts with this week’s roundup:

 

Do you really need to make more money?

by Jason Reiman, Get Financially Fit!

If you’re like the majority of people, you likely believe that you need to make more money in order to be happier, live a life of freedom, or any other number of things.

I often find myself venturing down that trail of thought…”If I only made more money, then I could _____________.”

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Using Financial Failures to Move Forward

by Daniel Wrenne, Wrenne Financial Planning

What if failures improved your chance of success? Everybody makes mistakes – this much is true. But are you failing forward after your mistakes?

There’s a great book by John Maxwell called Failing Forward. Maxwell believes “the difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.” In the book, he talks about how successful people use their inevitable failures as stepping stones that help them reach the top.

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The Newlywed Financial Checklist

by Pam Horack, Pathfinder Planning

You’ve just tied the knot and while still basking in the afterglow of all things newlywed, you realize that your life has forever changed in a positive way. Now you have to make some decisions on moving forward as a couple, and you may be somewhat overwhelmed by the number of financial decisions that await after tying the knot.

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Willpower  – Or Lack Thereof

by David Meyers, Meyers Wealth Management

A recent survey showed that a surprisingly high 72% of Americans do not have an up-to-date will.

Via an ABNewsWire article which summarized the results: “A Google Consumer survey by USLegalWills.com suggests that previous surveys may have under-reported the number of Americans without a Will, by not including those who have a Will that is out-of-date.”

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