Focus on Long Term Wealth

Focus on Long Term Wealth

Winding Path in the Forest

Are you determined to get out of debt and grow your wealth? When I made the decision to get out of debt, all I could focus on was the current day, or at most, the next day. I had to deny myself various pleasures each and every day so that I could have that extra hundred bucks at the end of the month to put toward my student loans. It was certainly a step by step process, which … [Read more...]

Get Rich By Doing It Slowly

Get Rich By Doing It Slowly

Saving Money

Have you ever had the urge to get rich? To go out to eat whenever you wanted, buy that perfect cottage on the lake, and travel to every possible country you can think of? It sure sounds nice doesn't it? Many people actually have this lifestyle, but there's just one problem - they are NOT rich. They are just as poor as you or I (maybe poorer). Sure, they might earn more money … [Read more...]

January Financial Housekeeping

January Financial Housekeeping

The Next Generation of Online Banking

Now that the holidays and resolution season are behind us, it is a great time to take a few minutes to automate and cleanup your personal finances. Here are four quick ideas to save you time and money in 2014. … [Read more...]

4 Uncommon Ways to Start Saving Money this Year

4 Uncommon Ways to Start Saving Money this Year

Uncommon Ways to Start Saving Money

It’s hard to believe it, but a new year is upon us. At this time of year we start to hear about New Year’s Resolutions and ways to save money or cut back. You’ve heard it all before - start budgeting, cut back on expenses, blah blah blah. Well, today, I’d like to look at some of the more uncommon ways to start saving money this year that’ll hopefully help get your creative … [Read more...]

5 Best Websites For Online Coupons

5 Best Websites For Online Coupons

Coupon Shopping Online

As more and more of my shopping happens online, I have found that you can save a ton of money just by typing in a store name on Google. Even better, there are some great sites that do the hard work of finding coupons for you.  Here is a list of some online coupon sites that can save you cash online. … [Read more...]

3 Great Ways to Bring the Tailgate Party Home

3 Great Ways to Bring the Tailgate Party Home

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October is one of my favorite months of year for many reasons. From the cooling temperatures to the proximity of the holidays I really enjoy this month. Most importantly, I love October because the college football season is in full swing. I could watch football at any level and enjoy it as it is a guilty pleasure of mine. While I was in college I always enjoyed being a part of … [Read more...]

Secrets of Smart Savers Revealed

Secrets of Smart Savers Revealed

Bar Tab

We are all the same when it comes to saving money. Nobody is born with better skills than someone else. Nobody is a natural at personal finance. Sure, some folks are cheap by nature, while others want to indulge in everything. I get that. That's not a valid excuse though. … [Read more...]

Saving Money: Summer Checkup

Saving Money: Summer Checkup

Saving Money

If this year has been going as fast for you as it has me, then you’re amazed that it is now mid-July. I look back at how six months have passed us by and how half of the year is remaining. Whether or not you believe in, or have New Year’s Resolutions, I still believe having some sort of goals – especially in terms of saving money is important. I find that it helps my family … [Read more...]