Personal Finance

Money can be the cause of much stress in our lives. I am not here to sell any courses or books on how to get rich. If that is what you are looking for, then your priorities are probably not in the right order.

However, there are resources that I would highly recommend that provide a good view of how earning and saving can start unlocking doors in your future. The first step to developing personal finance skills is to believe that you can become skilled at it over time.

Check out some fo the following resources that have been very helpful to me.

Recommended Resources

This material is free to download and use and is published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The curriculum is grounded in a faith-based view of financing for you and your family.

The program encourages individuals to practice and develop confidence that their savings and spending goals are achievable. I highly recommend this course to anyone.

Recommended Tools

Intuit Mint

For tracking budgets and trends, I recommend using Mint from Intuit. The service is safe and free to use and can tie into your bank accounts or track your transactions week-to-week. There are lots of tutorials on YouTube to help you get started.

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Free to use, this site securely imports your finance accounts and lets you know if you are on track for retirement. Optionally you can meet with their consultants and purchase additional services to help round-out your long term financial strategy.