Financial Planning

Equifax breach and what not to do next. Connecting Money to Life Blog. Nick Nauta finacial planning.

Equifax Breach and What to do Next

The news regarding yet another major breach of personal information from Equifax, a major credit bureau, is another reminder that when it comes to your personal information it’s a matter of when not if it will be stolen. I thought it would be helpful to send out information on what […]

Read More

Why Your Money Mindset is Under Attack

We all want to achieve our financial goals. From retirement to sending helping our children and grandchildren through college. Having the right money mindset is the first step to helping you achieve your goals. Your money mindset is a combination of what you learned about money when you were young and […]

Read More

Is Your Retirement Plan Missing Grit?

You want to enjoy your retirement to the fullest, right? The question is how to create a plan to make it happen. The perfect retirement plan includes a step by step guide that if followed, will lead you to the retirement of your dreams. Unfortunately, perfect doesn’t exist. However, you […]

Read More

4 Tips on Becoming the Master of Your Financial Plan

Are you in full control of your financial plan? Will the financial decisions you’re making lead you where you want to go? It’s time to stop wondering and start mastering your financial plan. I was scrolling through Facebook when I stumbled across a video of Peter Bence playing the piano. […]

Read More

Why You Need to Embrace Your Financial Mistakes

Sometimes I feel like we are scared of a good fight. I’m not talking about fisticuffs. I’m talking about the everyday struggle that we all have. I’ve learned that when you start a business, there are days when you wonder why you didn’t start earlier and there are days you […]

Read More

3 Tips on How to Make Better Financial Decisions

You want a better financial life, right? I mean, who doesn’t? To have a successful financial life, you must first define success. My wife and I recently made a significant investment change. We decided to invest more into our time than our finances. For years we had lead a chaotic […]

Read More

Starting a Financial Plan

When it comes to financial planning, where you start has a big impact on where you end up. It’s kind of like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. What’s the most important piece of a jigsaw puzzle? The picture on the box. When you create a financial plan the concept is […]

Read More

How to Start Your New Job on the Right Foot

Whether you’re changing careers, switching employers, or starting your first “real” job, there are several variables to consider. We all know what that first day on the job is like – piles and piles of paperwork. As much as you may be eager to dig in and get to work, […]

Read More