Have you ever thought about what you would do if you suddenly had a $10,000 windfall? Perhaps a relative left you a portion of their estate, or maybe you win the lottery (which I wouldn’t recommend playing by the way), or you have an anonymous check show up in your mailbox with no explanation. What […]
I often get asked how my family is able to keep our grocery bill so low. We have a family of five and are able to easily stay within our budget of $475 per month, often with some left over at the end of the month. I readily admit that it can be difficult to […]
Today I am excited to welcome Get Rich Slowly founder JD Roth to chat about his new Be Your Own CFO guide. It is an honor and a pleasure to have had the chance to ask JD some questions about how he got started in personal finance and how he developed his new guide.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
People are always looking for great ideas to save a ton of money, but sometimes it is best to focus on the little things to see the savings add up. Over time, it can add up to a lot!
Lately I have noticed that the majority of my shopping has taken place online, rather than brick and mortar stores. As I have transitioned to buying things online, I have found that you can save a ton of money just by typing in a store name on Google. Here is a list of some online coupon sites that can save you cash online.
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 […]
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.
In my second video blog post, I share a strategy to start saving for your retirement when it feels out of reach. You can get started with only $1 per work day.