40 Money Lessons Learned After 40 Years on This Earth

40 Money Lessons Learned After 40 Years on This Earth [Hey guys! Hope you’re having a great Thanksgiving holiday so far! For those not out and about shopping on this non-Holiday Black Friday right now, here are some solid tips for you as a reward 😉 Courtesy of fellow blogger Marc from VitalDollar.com. My favorites … Read more40 Money Lessons Learned After 40 Years on This Earth

7 [Financial] Habits That Have a High Rate of Return

7 [Financial] Habits That Have a High Rate of Return Remember the other week when I posted that tweet about the 7 habits that have a high rate of return in life? Where I rocked almost all of them except for the “exercising 3x a week” one where I appropriately scored an F-? Well, not … Read more7 [Financial] Habits That Have a High Rate of Return

How to Pay Yourself First and Grow Your Wealth

There is one thing you can do for your finances that can have a major impact on your life. This one thing helps you save more money, spend less, and be better prepared for the future. The one thing that lets you do all that is quite simple – pay yourself first. Saving money is … Read moreHow to Pay Yourself First and Grow Your Wealth

What Percentage of My Income Should Go To Rent?

When it comes to housing, it can be a bit tricky to determine how much you should spend. In today’s fast-paced, virtual world, a lot of people are choosing to rent over buying. And I don’t blame them! A common question many renters ask is, ‘what percentage of my income should go toward rent?’ That’s … Read moreWhat Percentage of My Income Should Go To Rent?

How to Protect Your Credit

This is a sponsored post written by me in partnership with TransUnion. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s no secret that I have struggled with my finances and debt in the past. By my own admission, I graduated college with $50,000 of debt. It was a painful process to make my way back … Read moreHow to Protect Your Credit

How to Save $500 a Month: 7 Ways to Save More Money Now

For some, learning how to save $500 a month may not seem like a monumental task. For others, saving $500 per month seems impossible. However, saving 500 dollars per month is achievable if you challenge yourself to meet the goal. You may have to use a bit of creativity and put in some hard work … Read moreHow to Save $500 a Month: 7 Ways to Save More Money Now

4 Ways to Come Clean When You’ve Been Financially Unfaithful

Financial infidelity is a real thing. It can ruin relationships and financially devastate families. You’ve probably heard stories of people hiding accounts, buying big ticket items without their partner’s knowledge, or cleaning out a joint bank account. Infidelity ruins trust and robs the…

Will the 4 Gift Rule Work for Your Family this Christmas?

Every year, parents struggle deciding what to get their kids for Christmas. It can be challenging to find or even afford the ‘perfect’ gift. It can also be easy to lose sight of your budget when you’re out shopping. When that happens, you come home with considerably more than your kids need. I like the 4 … Read moreWill the 4 Gift Rule Work for Your Family this Christmas?

6 Things Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About

6 Things Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About [Happy Friday! Got a juicy guest post for you today by fellow blogger and money coach, Christine Luken. I know many of you have opinions on Dave Ramsey, so make sure to stop by the comments after and share them with us 😉 I couldn’t help but interject … Read more6 Things Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About

“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way”

“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way” Guys, check out this note I just received from a long-time reader of the blog… So powerful!!! So sad!! So inspiring!! Life Update: I was one of the original people referenced in the “live off 50% of your income” article. Fast forward 6 … Read more“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way”