You might be dreaming of getting a puppy as your newest addition to your family. You already know the breed and have the perfect name picked out. But before you go out and get a puppy, you want to be financially prepared for the cost of owning a dog. Like children, dogs, and especially puppies cost money. Here’s how to prepare.Read More
Using these five savings account calculators you can see just how much you need to save to reach your goals. Whether it’s saving for a vacay to Cabo or preparing for a baby, paying off debt or saving for a down payment, these simple savings calculators can help you understand where you’re at and what you need to do to reach your goals.Read More
Jenny Rausch has been a virtual Financial Gym client for one exciting, empowering year. She wrote her about her experience being a client.Read More
The Government Shutdown has impacted our Financial Gym family.Read More
We’re a week into the new year. Don’t let your New Year financial resolutions escape your grasp! Here are 7 ways to get your finances together in 2019 and how to cultivate a new mindset and achieve your New Year financial resolutions.Read More
The past few weeks, my team and I have been working on our 2019 plans and strategizing a year that we’re all excited about. In the planning process, we decided to make the upcoming year a theme year and our theme is “Manifest Your Dreams with The Financial Gym in 2019.”Read More
The most popular new year’s resolution is to save more money, exceeding the desire to lose weight. Most people fail and don’t reach their set goal. Here’s five tips for setting financial goals that you can work toward.
These 10 cheap holiday activities can help you get into the holiday spirit with your friends and family without breaking the bank.
It’s almost the new year and you’re ready to get your finances in check. You’ve tried before but you tell yourself this time will be different. Sound familiar? Many of us have goals to improve our finances but fall short for a number of reasons. But there’s a secret weapon that can transform the process: getting an accountability partner.Read More
Thinking about your 401(k) strategy or even looking at the basic benchmarks for your retirement savings can feel overwhelming, but don’t put it off. You can achieve a 401(k) plan that works for you and your goals and fits within your lifestyle.Read More
Meet Gabrielle! We sent Gym Magic her way to assist in paying for unexpected expenses after her family went through a series of rough patches. We caught up with Gab to learn more about her journey with us and how she and her family are doing now.Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of year but can also be the most stressful time of year for your wallet. You might have a laundry list of things to buy, travel to book and more. Before you get in too deep, keep these smart holiday spending tips in mind when budgeting for the holidays.Read More
I’m sure all of your inboxes are flooded with Black Friday deals and the multitude of ways you can spend your hard earned money on stuff; and I want to make sure that you receive what I feel is the best offer in your inbox, and that’s the offer to NOT spend your money.Read More
Here are the best Black Friday shopping tips on how to get the most out of Black Friday deals. You’ve barely digested the turkey and your mind turns to the deals you should be scooping up during Black Friday.Read More
This summer, I splurged and saw the latest installment of the Mission Impossible movie series in the theater; and while I found the movie entertaining, I spent the last 20 minutes of it convinced that Ethan Hunt’s mission was truly “impossible” and all characters were sure to die. Spoiler alert: they all lived and yet again Ethan defied just about every law of physics to accomplish his task.Read More
The Trump tax bill has affected taxes for nearly everyone. Ok, but what does that have to do with me?”. We’ll break down what you really need to know about the Trump tax bill.
Are you feeling the pinch when it comes to your finances? Get Expert Financial Advice & Hit Your Goals with the 5 Best Tips on How to Save on a Tight Budget. By using these five tips you can make progress on your savings goals without too much pain and go after your big dreams and life goals.Read More
I was feeling pretty good about my money diaries log, which I had been keeping for a week upon reading the book. Then, on the last day of logging, my boyfriend texted me with some news. Primera Airlines had just declared bankruptcy. Which was not so great because they owed me 3000 euros. That’s about $3,450.Read More
In 2017, Refinery29 surveyed its readers and found that “only 18 percent of millennial women talk about money with their friends.” Enter Refinery29’s Money Diaries.Read More
The temperature is under 80 degrees, it is October 1st, and you know what that means: It is OFFICIALLY Fall! The summer days are behind us and we all can admit our bank accounts are thankful for that.Read More