Kiandra used The Beans’ 3 Principles to build her Essential Savings and pay off debt. Here’s how she did it and how she’s going to use the 3 Principles again.
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Regardless of how you plan on spending your long summer days- fun and financial progress do coexist! So how do you set yourself up for success this summer? Answer these three questions and then dust off those flip flops. … Read More
Behavior change is not always easy, and it takes a little time, but knowing the stages of behavior change will make the process more successful and more fun. … Read More
It’s that time of year. Friends, family, coworkers, the barista at Starbucks, everyone wants to know: “What are your New Year’s Resolutions?” Whether you fanatically set them or avoid resolutions like the plague, this is the time of year when goals are top of mind. … Read More
How do your “people” influence your spending habits? We’re talking about your community, your circle, your friends, your family. Maybe you don’t think they influence you at all, but research says that’s unlikely. We are social beings, and we tend to match the habits of others in our circles, whether we like it (or realize it) or not. … Read More
We often think of the next generations as our own children; however, it can also include our extended family, our neighborhoods, causes or organizations we care about, or even the culture we come from. The decisions we make today to grow our wealth have an impact on those who come after us. This is the concept of generational wealth. … Read More
Every dollar is equal, right? Research out of the University of Cambridge suggests that might not be the case. You might actually be able to get “more” out of your dollar by making sure that your spending is aligned with your values. … Read More