The News is Making You Poor

I’ve seen a lot of reactions to the news in the past week, both on the joyful and livid sides of the spectrum. The reasons for those reactions are not something that I have enough expertise or desire to dive into as someone who represents a financial company. However, I am of the opinion thatContinue reading “The News is Making You Poor”

Financial Pearls for the Fresh Pharmacist

Congratulations! You have come so far, learned so much, and it’s finally time to start the career you have worked so hard to prepare for. Along with this new job comes the coveted “pharmacist salary” you’ve been dreaming of for the past six or more years. Personal finance can feel overwhelming, especially when it isn’tContinue reading “Financial Pearls for the Fresh Pharmacist”

Free Your Inner Financial Prisoner

Growing up, my views on money were nothing different than the conventional wisdom seen today. It was something you made after going to college for an indefinite period of time, and then you probably had enough once you turned 70 and could stop earning it. I could “invest” my money by picking a stock ofContinue reading “Free Your Inner Financial Prisoner”

Three Financial Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

I recently read a book called The Latte Factor by David Bach. It is an effective story that demonstrates how small decisions and financial habits can compound over years and years to result in a large financial nest egg. I do recommend the book, and have noticed the financial benefit of making my own coffeeContinue reading “Three Financial Mistakes & How to Avoid Them”

Financial Literacy is Paramount

According to a 2017 study by Careerbuilder, 78% of U.S. workers live paycheck to paycheck in order to make ends meet, nearly 75% of workers say they are currently in debt, and 1 in 4 workers do not set aside any savings each month. Frankly, I’m not sure which one of the above findings pissesContinue reading “Financial Literacy is Paramount”