Category Archive for "Planning"

Binary Decisions Are for Computers, Not for Humans

Dec 07 2016

We often act like we live in a binary world, where we have only two choices: 0 or 1. These binary decisions…

Life After Debt: When You Stop Paying Down Balances and Start Building Wealth

Nov 02 2016

When you can gain control over your cash flow and start aggressively paying down loans, you know it’s only a matter of…

The Unexpected Benefits of Talking About Money

Oct 05 2016

Major life events like buying a home, getting married, having a child, starting a business, and investing for the future make the…

Here’s How to Stop Fighting About Money with Your Spouse

Feb 16 2016

Do you ever find that your conversations with your spouse or significant other get derailed when the topic of money comes up?…

Money Is A Tool, So Stop Treating It As The Goal

Oct 17 2015

“I want more money.” “I need to save more money.” “I wish I had more money.” I hear these phrases all the…

Start Using Outside the Box Financial Solutions to Reach Your Goals

Apr 27 2015

Last month was a whirlwind of media exposure for Beyond Your Hammock. I discussed my unique financial planning process in USA Today, provided…

Is There a Good Reason Not to Fund Your 401(k)?

Feb 03 2015

A few weeks ago I wrote an article for Money Magazine online and it was read by hundreds of thousands of people…

3 Mistakes I Made When Leaving My Corporate Job

Aug 27 2014

I’ve run into a few people this summer who are really excited about entrepreneurship. Here’s one that I heard several times: Entrepreneurship…

Two Keys to Success: Entrepreneurial Thinking and Personal Finance

May 09 2014

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”  Benjamin Franklin.   I couldn’t agree more with this statement, and that’s why I…