In the life planning step of my “Save For The Significant” process one of the common goals is a dream wedding. Parents often list a goal of wanting to contribute to their children’s weddings. And independently minded young couples often want their dream wedding without the “suggestions” from their well-meaning parents – thus they want … Continue reading Not So Average Wedding Cost
These days many people survive a serious illness like cancer, heart attack and stroke. But the experience leaves many financially crippled. It shouldn’t and doesn’t need to be that way.
Being a parent is one of the greatest gifts I have received in my life. But over the past two years I have also noticed the increase in our spending, and we have not yet even hit school or the teenage years. I know from working on education plans for my advice clients how much … Continue reading Calculating the costs of your children’s education