Mel’s Money Minute: Mid-Year Financial Review

How are those 2020 resolution goals coming along? Were some of them interrupted by the COVID-19 crisis? Or, are you thinking, “what goals?” Regardless of your answer, now is an excellent time for a mid-year financial review. This does not have to be as involved and...

Mel’s Money Minute: Coronavirus and Your Finances

I am here to provide you insight into what I am observing when it comes to COVID-19 and the impact it could have on your financial well-being. We cannot let this virus control our lives and our emotions. Yes, this unchartered territory can create anxiety. This may...

Mel’s Money Minute: Committing to Discipline

My goal with the last “Money Minute” was to provide a different perspective when it comes to thinking about money. Certain strategies may work for some, but I found a behavioral understanding approach to work more effectively than a rule-based approach. We live in a...

Mel’s Money Minute: The Case Against Budgets

Who am I? Melissa Visbal, CFP ® Candidate, post-grad millennial just trying to figure out life, while helping others accomplish the same goal. What is Mel’s Money Minute? Here I get to discuss relevant financial topics while providing action steps and hopefully,...