July 13, 2017

Is there something you "should" do, that is obvious you'd be better off if you did it? But you put off doing it. Whether that's kicking-off the weight loss program or starting to live within your means, it seems that we can have a tough time with taking the first steps...

July 9, 2017

If your life goals include seeing a lot of the planet before you kick the bucket, making your Dollar, Euro or Yen go further when you travel can let you to do it without breaking your budget. Here are some of our favorite tidbits of advice for the cost-conscious wander...

June 27, 2017

We go about our financial lives doing things that don't make a lot of sense through a purely rational lens. One of these common quirks called "mental accounting" is where we separate our money into different piles and we don't treat every dollar the same way. Most peop...

June 20, 2017

Many of our day-to-day spending decisions happen without conscious thought or planning. Use a vacation or other pause in your routine to assess where you are in life and map out what you want to accomplish. Step away from the daily grind and the unconscious habits that...

May 22, 2017

FiClub coaches, Ray and Frank, had the opportunity to do a workshop on personal finances and goal setting with a group of self-employed language professionals. Great crowd and some really good discussions. The big area of need the group reported was ensuring that they...

May 9, 2017

"Freedom isn't Free" says the bumper sticker - for the self-employed, the freedom to be your own boss also comes with a cost: having to manage your business finances. Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics' outdated survey method doesn't capture the entire trend, more...

April 26, 2017

Being frugal and smart with your money is not greed or selfishness - you can have room for generosity and giving in a sound budget. Give thoughtfully, using heart and head, for the greatest positive impact on the world, while holding to your budget and meeting your goa...

April 17, 2017

It's just you against your mountain of debt, what's worse, you likely got into this mess because "Past You" betrayed you and threw under the debt bus.

April 13, 2017

The bulk of financial advice focuses on budgeting, cutting out luxuries and saving on basic necessities. That's all useful advice but some days I just want that latte and I won't let Suze Orman get between me and plunking down my $4. And I'm not alone:

"Operating income...

March 28, 2017

The Four + Core: we explore the four pieces of personal finances and the behavioral core of habits and awareness. This quick video previews what we cover with our members in one-on-one coaching or in our small group bootcamps.

Research shows that people are much mo...

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