Making Money Fun

Have you ever had a huge task in front of you that seemed so daunting it just made your stomach sink?  Oftentimes we approach our financial tasks with this sinking feeling.   It’s not fun, so we find ourselves behaving like small children who don’t want to clean up their bedrooms.  …

Should I Bother Claiming My Roth IRA Contributions on My Taxes?

It may seem like a waste of time, digging through your records, faithfully documenting your Roth IRA contributions when you file your tax return each year.  There’s no immediate tax benefit, so why bother? There are 3 compelling reasons to be diligent about this reporting, believe it or not.  Two …

Senior Care

It’s a tough conversation.  Mom and dad are getting older, and the kids are wondering what changes life may bring in a few years.  Handling this conversation with care and grace is possible; the key is to be aware of a few important tips to keep the dialogue going. How …