New Year, New Budget: How to Refresh Your Financial Plan

By |2024-03-05T08:31:37-05:00March 5th, 2024|The Blog @JGUA|

The Budgeting Process Summary: The beginning of the New Year is the perfect time to budget for this upcoming year. To start planning your budget, begin by calculating the after-tax income of your yearly salary. After-tax income is calculated by subtracting the amount you receive after automatic deductions for a 401(K), health insurance, and [...]

Financially Savvy Resolutions for the New Year

By |2024-01-09T14:06:05-05:00January 9th, 2024|Investment Management, Retirement, Starting Out, The Blog @JGUA|

As the festive holidays come to an end, we look forward to the New Year. Welcome to 2024, the year in which setting financial goals will guide you toward reaching financial freedom. While everyone's definition of financial freedom is unique, there are a few objectives that can give you a solid foundation for the New [...]

Why Debt Shouldn’t Be Scary

By |2023-06-13T09:46:18-05:00June 13th, 2023|Starting Out, The Blog @JGUA|

Did you know that there is good debt and bad debt? Good debt is debt that you incur that will increase your overall net worth, while bad debt depletes your net worth. Good debt includes mortgages, home equity loans, and student loans. Bad debt includes credit cards, and sometimes auto and personal loans. While [...]

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