You may or not be old enough to remember a time when you got paid with a check, took your passbook to the bank, walked up to a teller who took your check and imprinted your updated balance in your passbook. You looked at the total and always knew how much money you had in [...]
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It is never too early to start teaching kids about money. The earlier they start learning about financial literacy, the better off they will be in the long run. There are a lot of financial concepts that adults take for granted, such as budgeting, credit, and investing. Unfortunately, most schools do not offer classes on [...]
Improving Your Financial Health in 2023 At the beginning of 2022, I wrote the blog below to provide some simple guidance to start your financial year off in the right direction. Since much of the same information applies, we are sharing it again with some updates for the new year and a bonus extra tip. [...]
It has been said that knowledge is power, and we believe it. When we go to buy or sell a car, we research the value of the car so we can negotiate more successfully with knowledge behind us. When we receive a medical diagnosis, we research the cause, treatment, and prognosis because we feel more [...]
My Personal Bookkeeper has been partnering with clients for many years. The experience of helping someone achieve their financial and home management goals is not only beneficial to our clients but is also extremely rewarding to the MPB Client Advocates. Our team understands the importance of building a trustworthy relationship with the people we work [...]
The New Year is here. Do you feel like you have a good handle on your finances? Many people start the New Year by making resolutions that are quickly forgotten whether they are related to personal, business, or financial goals. These resolutions can seem daunting and something that is easier to put off. Below are [...]
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ve lost control of my monthly household expenses? I have no idea how much money I spend. I have no idea if my insurance is paid. I do not know what expenses are on autopay or which account the autopayments are coming from. I need to get a better [...]
In 2012, after my grandmother fell one too many times despite in-home care, our family made the decision to move her into an assisted-living community. We believed she no longer had the physical capability to live safely at home. Her life(and ours) was instantly upended. Over time, aspects of being a care partner became second nature – [...]
Nowadays, our schedules are tighter than ever. Busy professionals are working from home and the kids are in the house more as well. We are watching movies on Netflix and attending meetings, concerts and lectures on Zoom. We are on our screens so much, it’s easy for time to slip away. When we are [...]
Many of us take time at the beginning of the new year to make resolutions. Some revolve around diet and exercise, some around relationships, work-life, and productivity. Others may be financial goals, legal plans, or organizational resolutions. In all cases, it is easy to set the goals but more difficult to stick with them and [...]