Tag Archives: savings

Where to Stash Your Emergency Cash

In the world of personal finance advice, there is a lot of harping on the importance of having an emergency fund, so hopefully you’ve been working on yours. Once you’ve got a decent amount of cash (wondering how much you should have? click here) spend some time considering where you’ll keep your funds. The obvious […]

Would Seeing Your Future Self Inspire You to Save?

by showing a person what they might look like when they are old, it will bring aging to reality and thus close the gap between now and the future. Researchers go on to hypothesize that when subjects are shown their future self they will then be more likely to save for their future.

5 Extreme Savings Ideas

Colorado is all about extremes: extreme weather, extreme sports, why not try some extreme savings. These ideas may not produce heart-racing savings, but they will challenge you.

Put a Name to Your Savings

You know how when you want to remember something, it’s easier if you connect it to something else? This is known as a mnemonic device. It can be verbal or visual, but the purpose is to help you remember something. You can also use mnemonic devices to help you save. When you put a name […]

You rebalance your tires. Why not your investments?

You’ve probably heard that to maintain your investments you shouldn’t constantly change your financial strategy. While this is true, you can’t keep making left turns or holding on to the same 401(k) or stock mix when there isn’t any road ahead. Sometimes, you’ve got to rebalance your investment mix and bring it back to the expected and appropriate risk level for you.