If you wanted to leave some money to your children, how would you split it between them? You could come up with numbers based upon their likely need for help. Or you could simply divide it equally…after all you love them all, well…equally. Equal distribution is probably the most common way of dividing assets. Yet, what about the situation where one of the kids is very successful financially and has no need for your money? What message does an unequal gift send?
By Jeff Stoffer| 2017-07-01T11:37:56+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Buying, Featured Author, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: comforts, financial security, Happiness, Home Headline, Money, Pursuit of Happiness|
Scientists have long been perplexed about how to measure such a thing as happiness. Studies that examine relationships between money and happiness raise the idea that although money may not directly bring us happiness beyond taking care of our basic needs, it has the potential to add peripheral benefits that can lead to more happiness.
By Jeff Stoffer| 2017-06-27T16:10:04+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Buying, Featured, Featured Author, Headline, Popular, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: buy, experience, Happiness, Home Headline, Life, memories, Money, spend, wealth|
Money does not just buy things but also experiences. How many beautiful memories come to mind because you gave yourself permission to spend money on a new experience or adventure.
By Pryme Contributor| 2017-06-22T15:33:19+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business, Women and Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: Abilities, Boss, Entrepreneur, Freelance, ICYMI, Job, Own Business, Role, Skills, Work|
Have a passion and want to be your own boss? Not sure if you should give up your day job? There's a lot you can do to ease your way into your own business.
By Jeff Stoffer| 2017-05-29T14:39:23+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Buying, Featured, Featured Author, Saving, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: Beliefs, Happiness, Happy, Home Headline, Money, Pleasure, Pursuit of Happiness, Spending, Survey, Thrill|
We use money every day but perhaps money and happiness doesn't even belong together in the same sentence. Does money truly make you happy? Do we usually make money decisions based on emotions, not facts?
By Catherine Torres| 2017-04-21T18:30:04+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Parenting, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: American, Baby, career, Home Headline, maternity leave, newborn care, Paid maternity leave, paycheck|
In today's America a new mother not only has to navigate lists of potential baby names, top-rated carseats and strollers, choose between bottle or breast, and make a place in her home for a new little person, but she needs to dig heavily into her finances to accomplish that. If her employer doesn't offer paid maternity leave, she must decide how long she can stay home with the baby, then how much childcare will cost when she returns.
By Legal Beagle| 2017-04-13T14:29:23+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Featured Author, Legal Beagle, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: conservatorship, estate planning, Home Headline, legal advice, probate court|
Even if you think that your estate plan is good enough, you need to make sure that it will withstand legal scrutiny. The court can rule that your estate plan is invalid for a plethora of reasons.
By Jessica Lollino| 2017-03-08T11:38:52+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured, Featured Author, Health & Wellness, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Wellness, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: efficiency, Home Headline, multi-tasking, Productivity, schedule, single tasking, time|
Multitasking is the “it girl” of the last several decades. Until now that is. People are embracing single-tasking to boost creativity, reduce stress, and be more efficient with their time.
By Jeff Stoffer| 2017-01-23T11:30:04+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Dating, Popular, Relationships, Saving, Spending, Top Stories|Tags: Business Headline, dating and money, Finances, Financially independent, gender equality, Money issues, Relationships|
Ultimately, this discussion was not so much about who should pay, but more about the feelings that can arise around money based on each person’s past experiences and beliefs. Projecting these emotions onto the situation without examining them can derail the relationship before it even gets started.