Tag Archives: Financial Savings

Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation - Lifestyle Equity Builder

If you’re part of the “Sandwich Generation”, you are probably between the ages of 40 and 60 years old, and according to the Pew Research Center, you are in the group of 1 in 8 Americans that find themselves not only raising their own children, but also caring for an elderly parent or grandparent. Continue reading

Financial Control

Families now more than ever need to develop and learn financial control. It is estimated that 98% of American families have no financial control. Most families financial control consists of looking at the lower right hand corner of their check register. If there is money there, spend it!

Families have been headed in the wrong direction for too long. It took just twelve (12) years (1992 to 2004) to double personal debt to some $10 trillion. Since then it has gone up to over $12 trillion. Did you know that the average family in America has $9,500 on credit cards. Some metropolitan areas like Seattle, WA have an average $12,000 per family. Continue reading