Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 19th, 2017
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 18th, 2017
Finding true love will cost you. Even if you don’t find true love, it’ll cost you. According to Match.com’s annual “Singles in America” survey, single Americans spend about $1,596 a year on dating. This was taking into account meals, drinks, and coffees, dating service fees, (like site memberships) and match makers, and, perhaps unfairly, date preparation costs. Interestingly, this number did not vary much between genders; men reported closer to $1,855 and women $1,423.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 14th, 2017
Understanding the salary arc that occurs during one’s career is key to smart financial planning. Many people simply bank on the idea that as they age and gain experience they will continue to receive commiserate increases in compensation. While in some industries, where accumulated experience holds high value, for example law, there are on-going increases in earning potential, however, in many other fields, workers “max out” their value much earlier than they might anticipate.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 12th, 2017
Congratulations! Having a child is a life-changing event. We know that all of the information regarding a new child can be overwhelming. Here are just a few considerations when you have a new baby.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 7th, 2017
When you think of stocks you may think of some of the larger companies that you see in the paper or on the news. Those are just one type of stock, and there are multiple ways of classifying stocks. Stocks can be classified based on where they’re from, as well as other characteristics such as company size. Here are a few of the different classifications of stocks that are available. Don’t forget that a stock can sometimes fit in more than one category at a time.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 5th, 2017
Thankfully, budgeting is not a one-size fits all plan. You have many different options for budgeting, from only using cash to pay for things to using apps. It may also take trying a few different budgeting styles to figure out what works best for you and your specific situation. Here are a few options you can try.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on September 4th, 2017
As soon as the weather warms up, it’s hard to not think about summer. You don’t have to take an expensive vacation to have fun this year. Here are a few ideas for fun this summer if you’re on a budget.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on August 29th, 2017
Fall is one of my favorite times of the year and it brings plenty of opportunities for fun. The best part is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy this exciting season! Here are a few ways to enjoy the changing seasons while staying on track with your budget.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on August 22nd, 2017
There are different types of risk when it comes to investing, but you’ve probably heard of some more than others. This blog post is just going to cover two of the most well-known types. The two main types of risk are systematic and unsystematic. Systematic risk is the risk of the market as a whole. Unsystematic risk, however, is risk associated with the investments themselves.
Submitted by Wells Financial Management, LLC. on August 17th, 2017
Women have a myriad of hindrances to achieving and maintaining earnings parity with men. This in turn impacts their ability to save for retirement at the same pace as their male counterparts. What accounts for these differences? According to the Yale School of Management there are three primary factors.
It’s almost that spooky time of year again! Halloween is such an exciting holiday, and both children and adults can dress up and have fun. It can easily, however, give you a budget scare. Here are just a few tips for enjoying your Halloween without a scary surprise when you look at your bank account.