Does retirement mean downsizing? It's one of your choices.

Where Are You Going to Live in Retirement?

A lot of this blog is focused on issues that Millennials themselves are facing, but this week I want to share some thoughts for my Boomers. (Millennials, this is a good post to send to your parents if they are nearing retirement). If you are already retired or nearing retirement, the choice of where to[…]

Get started on estate planning now before it's too late.

How to Get Started on Estate Planning

For those Millennials (and Baby Boomers- don’t think you’re off the hook!) who own and home or have a family, estate planning is something you absolutely must do.  I see so many people avoiding it because they don’t want to have those what-if conversations with their partner or they don’t want to pay an attorney.[…]

Check out my top 5 money habits to work on before you turn 30.

Top 5 Money Habits to Learn Before Age 30

For many Millennials, personal finance is a complicated area.  There was never a class in high school, college or even business school that taught everything you need to know about personal finance.  And there are people on TV yelling at you with recommendations for what to buy or sell, but that’s not what it’s really[…]

Student loan debt doesn't have to hold you back from the great things in life.

4 Steps to Conquer Student Loan Debt

As the cartoon illustrates, many Millennials are being held back from achieving their goals because of debt. And don’t think our goals are just buying avocado toast or tickets to Coachella. We have real goals. Big goals like starting our own businesses, buying a home and saving for retirement. But we also have debt. This[…]

Mastering cash flow is no easy task, but if you put in the work, the outcome will be worth it.

Back to Basics Part 1: Mastering Cash Flow

In the next two blog posts, I want to go back to the basics of financial planning because even the most seasoned pros need a refresher every now and then.  Let’s start with mastering cash flow.  Despite being a generation that goes out more often and makes more purchases, Millennials are still spending less on[…]

Millennials are saving more for retirement, however there is room for improvement.

Good News, Bad News: Retirement Savings Edition

Good News Millennials, I have good news for you! Studies are showing that we are better at tracking expenses and sticking to a budget than Baby Boomers. This is what I like to hear. More of you are saving for your future which I think can be attributed to an improving job environment and strong entrepreneurial[…]