GMR 68: What it Means to be Middle Class

We hear the term “Middle Class” thrown around a lot, especially by politicians during election years.  They use it to try and relate to what’s supposed to be a majority of us Americans, but does the term and its use foster unity and satisfaction or just the opposite?  And more importantly, how does this classification make us feel and behave as it relates to money and lifestyle?  On this episode of Getting Money Right, we discuss the impact social classes has on how we spend money and the satisfaction we feel about our own life.

GMR 65: Habits that Build Wealth Part 2

I have yet to meet someone who wouldn’t like to become financially wealthy. Unfortunately, most people have little knowledge of what it takes to build wealth and even less have a plan on how they hope to accomplish it. Building wealth is not as hard as most people imagine. It turns out wealth building comes down to a few key habits applied consistently over a period of time.

GMR 64: Habits that Build Wealth Part 1

I have yet to meet someone who wouldn’t like to become financially wealthy. Unfortunately, most people have little knowledge of what it takes to build wealth and even less have a plan on how they hope to accomplish it. Building wealth is not as hard as most people imagine. It turns out wealth building comes down to a few key habits applied consistently over a period of time.

GMR 62: Pre-Marriage, Newly Married, and Money Part 2

Managing your money is an important part of your life, especially when you’re considering joining your life and finances to another person. This is a 3-part series on managing your money through the seasons of dating, pre-marriage (engagement), and marriage. On this second episode we’ll discuss pre-marriage and newly married and the money issues that are synonyms with this stage of your relationship. More importantly, we’ll share some ways you can begin working together and build a foundation of trust.

GMR 61: Dating, Pre-Marriage, and Money Part 3

Managing your money is an important part of your life, especially when you’re considering joining your life and finances to another person. We’re beginning a 3-part series on managing your money through the seasons of dating, pre-marriage (engagement), and marriage. On this episode we’ll discuss dating and pre-marriage and the money issues that are synonyms with this stage of your relationship. More importantly, we’ll share some ways you can begin working together and build a foundation of trust.

GMR 58: Sharing Your Heart Sharing Your Treasure with Russell Baxter LPC.

Being able to communicate about finances with your spouse is crucial to a happy and satisfying marriage.  On this episode, professional counselor Russell Baxter who has recently released his book, Sharing Your Heart Sharing Your Treasure, continues sharing his insight and advice on what couples can do to improve their finances and as a result, their marriage. 

GMR 54: The Challenge with Making Good Financial Decisions

We make financial decisions every day. Some of our decisions are complicated and can have long term ramifications. That’s why it’s so crucial to understand the process you go through in making financial decisions so that you can make the best decision for you and your wallet. On this episode, we discuss the challenges, shortcuts, and solutions to making good financial decisions.

GMR 53: Credit Freeze - A New Way to Keep Your Identity Safe

Your identity, especially your financial identity, is something you have to keep safe.  In this information age most of your personal information is stored digitally, which means there’s an increasing risk that the wrong people will gain access to it.  What you do to protect your information can either make you vulnerable or safe.  In this episode we share ways you can keep your identity safe, including a new law that makes it much easier for you to ensure identity theft doesn’t happen to you.

GMR 52: Start the Year Off Right

We love the start of a New Year because in a literal sense it closes one door, the year past, and opens another door, the year ahead.  With a new year comes new possibility and new endeavors.  We always feel hopeful and enthusiastic about a new year because it means we can pursue new things or improve on the old ones.  In this episode, we share our thoughts and ideas for how you can make 2019 a success and achieve even more financially and personally.

GMR 51: Economics and Your Personal Finances Part 2

We hear a lot about the economy and how it’s fluctuating and impacting our buying choices, but what do you really know how economics are really affecting your personal finances? In this second episode we continue discussing certain economic terms and phrases that have a significant impact in the way we make financial decisions. Having the knowledge and insight into these terms and phrases will help you better manage your own personal finances.

GMR 49: Lifestyle Choices That Will Make You Wealthy

Living a happy and satisfying life is the pursuit of most people. We all want a good lifestyle. However, choosing the wrong lifestyle for you can have significant financial consequences. On this episode we look at two couples who chose slightly different lifestyles, even though they made the same income, and then compare their financial position after 10 and 30 years. The difference will surprise you!