Female Powered Investing

Advertisements If you’ve mistook the last few week’s headline news reports for fiction straight out of Handmaid’s Tale, you wouldn’t be alone. Women’s right to abortion has taken a huge hit. Someone at the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) leaked an opinion by a majority of the high court that will overturn RoeContinue reading “Female Powered Investing”

ESG Investing

Advertisements The past few weeks have been special for the Abrahamic traditions. Christians celebrated Easter (Orthodox Easter a week later), Jews celebrated Passover, and Muslims observed Ramadan and Eid. Recently, there seems to be an assault on women’s reproductive rights. Religion, environmental sustainability, corporate governance, and societal concerns, are very important to people’s value systems.Continue reading “ESG Investing”

Series I Bonds and a 9.62% Interest Rate

Advertisements The first time I wrote about Series I Bonds was in November of 2021. I wrote about using I bonds to park excess emergency fund money to stave off inflationary pressures on your cash. November 2021 was the first time I purchased I Bonds because the interest rate was a historic high 7.12%. NowContinue reading “Series I Bonds and a 9.62% Interest Rate”

What Can I Do to Help the Ukrainian People?

Advertisements In what seems like a megalomaniac’s desire to take back lands and live out a Hitler-esque dream of bringing back the USSR, a lot of people in Ukraine are going to die, be displaced, lose everything or be injured. Watching the news and the stock market here in the US I feel a bitContinue reading “What Can I Do to Help the Ukrainian People?”

Don’t Panic Sell! Panic Buy!

Advertisements Anyone else getting a little motion sickness from the dive the stock market has taken since the start of the year, and especially this past week? I have had a few friends reach out and ask me what I’ve been doing this past week regarding my portfolio. The answer, I think some of themContinue reading “Don’t Panic Sell! Panic Buy!”

A Satisfying Way to Save Money

Advertisements Happy New Year! I have seen and heard so many New Year resolutions around money! People want to save, invest, make, and sell more. It’s all very exciting and I hope everyone hits their goals. I have a little trick that’ll help you in the save and invest department. In this post I amContinue reading “A Satisfying Way to Save Money”

Budgeting; Tracking Your Money

Advertisements Mr. Moneyaire here, again—hey! As Mrs. Moneyaire has mentioned on other posts, budgeting is a pretty big deal in the Moneyaire household. We meet semi-regularly to review budget status, have a specific review meeting in January to review that year’s budget, and have lots of informal conversations about budgeting throughout the year. Tracking whereContinue reading “Budgeting; Tracking Your Money”

A Budget Process in 3 Steps

Advertisements If budgeting was a natural and pleasant thing to do, everyone would be doing it. It took us some time to get it right. We have combined our natural affinities to create a 3-part budget process that we’ve fine tuned over 15 years together. I am probably above average regarding how many budgeting “howContinue reading “A Budget Process in 3 Steps”

Credit Score Hacks

Advertisements Credit scores are critically important. Having “Very Good”, or better yet, “Exceptional” credit can propel your financial independence journey. A “Good” or lower score can create a significant amount of drag. Scores determine the interest rates you get on on things like credit cards, mortgages, car loans, loans in general or if you’ll evenContinue reading “Credit Score Hacks”