February 11, 2021

Wall Street – Love It or Hate It, Business Owners Need It

Wall Street can be a polarizing subject. Some make it their hobby, keeping tabs on each day’s market movements and trying to strike it rich with the next big thing. Others, like Occupy Wall Street, view it as a symbol of greed, excess, and corruption. However, when it comes to business owners, there is a love/hate relationship with the financial icon. In today’s post, I’m going to explore this relationship and reveal why business owners need Wall Street.
February 9, 2021

What Financial Planners Do for Business Owners

I recently received an email from one of my podcast listeners. In it, they explained that they’ve listened to the show for quite a while and that they’ve learned a lot. However, they had a question that I’ve heard several times before. So, I thought that I would dedicate today’s post to answering their question. What do financial planners do for business owners?
January 19, 2021

Why Your Lifetime Savings Rate Matters

Do you ever think about how much money you’re putting into savings? What percentage of your lifetime income have you saved? The truth is, most of us don’t consider these things. But saving money for your future is one of the most important things you can do. That’s why I’ve chosen this topic for today’s post. Join me, as I explain why your lifetime savings rate matters!
January 12, 2021

How to Calculate Your Income Savings Rate

One of the most common questions I hear from our clients is, “How am I doing?” As we lean into this question, quite often, the clients begin to compare themselves to their peers. However, I believe that there is a much better example for them to compare themselves to… themselves! To truly know “how you’re doing,” all it takes is a simple calculation. Join me as I explain how to calculate your income savings rate.
December 12, 2020
Financial New Years Resolutions

18 Financial New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

We all do it at the beginning of every year; make resolutions with the intention of keeping them. And while you have kissed 2020 goodbye, it doesn’t mean you’re ready to tackle 2021, especially when it comes to your finances. So we here at Financially Simple decided to help you become happy, healthy, and wealthy (to some degree) with 18 tips to help you clearly define and keep your financial New Year’s resolutions for 2021.
December 8, 2020
Wealth Gap Formula

The Calculation: The Wealth Gap Formula Put To Work

Over the past few weeks, we’ve spent a lot of time talking about your retirement wealth gap. We’ve covered everything from inflation and normalizing your income to assuming the ROI of your business and your investment portfolio. Now that we’ve laid all of the groundwork, it’s finally time to identify the wealth gap formula. Today’s article will pull everything we’ve learned to this point, together and show you exactly how to calculate your own retirement wealth gap.