A Financial Lifetime Goal: Financial Health

There are 3 types of financial goals: lifetime, long-term, and short-term.  This post is about creating a lifetime goal: FINANCIAL HEALTH. Everything we do at StoreHouse Financial is with a view to your overall financial health. In fact, we are the only financial coaching firm to have the holistic Financial Health Index® (FHI) scoring system which helps us pinpoint the …

Eight Grocery Savings Tips for 2022

Everyone is feeling the summer heat here in Texas.   Even as a short and long overdue rain graced us last week, the water quickly evaporated, much like our finances in this drought of inflation. We’re paying more for electricity (thanks for passing on the buck, ERCOT!), for gasoline, and for groceries. Grocery savings is top of mind for me too …

Protesting Property Values: Worth it?

Have you had your online protest of property tax value denied by the Central Appraisal District?  Don’t give up!  We strongly encourage our clients to protest their property tax values every year.  Assuming you’ve filed a protest and are awaiting your hearing, the following tips from our president Mark Pickle could prove helpful in your quest to minimize your property …

SPRING CLEAN YOUR FINANCES

Now that the First Day of Spring has come and gone, a lot of us are in Spring Clean mode. There are many Spring Cleaning tips and checklists on the interwebs around this time of year.  I really like this site (Coffee, Pancakes & Dreams)  which includes a challenge and free downloadable check list. But have you ever Spring Cleaned …

The 1-2-3 Challenge: July 2021

July in Texas. “Mid” summer. The kids are home. Cookouts. Swimming. Vacation. Staycation.  Still a few months before the holidays. And it’s hot, y’all. As we’re sweating away the pounds, now can also be a good time to trim excess spending from the budget. So we’re starting a challenge. Here are the rules:  Challenge 1: During one week in July, …