One of the common discussions in the personal finance world is renting vs. buying a house. There is so much back and forth on this, with most of the weight being on buying a house. But let’s take a step back, outside of the sales pitches, and really dive into what it means to rent … Continue reading Renting vs. Buying a House: The Pros and Cons
Over the past year, there has been increasing interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, LiteCoin, Ethereum, and even the (joke) Dogecoin. This can be seen merely by the amount of volume sold over that time period, especially in the past six months. As much as it’s in the news, there are still a lot of unanswered … Continue reading Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Other Cryptocurrency: Should You Buy?
As of April 2021, I am nearly 2/3 of the way done with my Juris Doctor degree. Going into this program, my wife and I decided we were going to do it the hard way: debt-free. Most people who go to college and graduate school take out student loans. But being a Ramsey Preferred Coach, … Continue reading Seven Scholarship Tools To Help Pay for Your Degree
Filing for bankruptcy is a heavy decision to make. Consider these aspects of the process and whether an alternative solution may be better.
Your free credit report is a compilation of information about your financial history. The three bureaus, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian, gather information about your accounts, available credit, credit usage, payment history, and the like. The bureaus take this information and give you your credit score, which lenders use to determine how much you can borrow … Continue reading 3 Reasons To Review Your Free Credit Report Right Now
Financial coaching is still a relatively burgeoning industry. But even now there are thousands of coaches working with individuals and families to help them achieve financial freedom (and I’m thrilled to be one of them). Working with a coach is an investment, but the benefits of financial coaching go far beyond better budgets, paid off … Continue reading Five Benefits of Financial Coaching
As a financial coach, I don’t just work with people in desperate situations. I frequently work with clients who are doing very well with money but are looking to do even better. These people have an incredible work ethic and desire to leave a legacy for their families and community. So what has struck me … Continue reading Why High-Income Earners Should NEVER Be Ashamed of Their Earnings
We are nearing the end of 2020, but it seems like the distress is sticking around. Ever since mid-March and “15 days to flatten the curve,” we have entered some strange dream where things keep getting wackier and wackier. Worst of all was the COVID lockdown enforced in many states. Now, many of us wonder … Continue reading Is There Another Lockdown Coming? How You Can Prepare
There’s nothing fun about watching your business fail. If your foray into owning your own company fell flat, you’re probably feeling pretty disheartened. However, there are ways to carry on and, if you want, try again. Here’s a look at how you can process your feelings, apply what you’ve learned, and embrace your future after … Continue reading What to Do After Your Business Fails
I work with people from all walks of life. Some are just starting adult life, while others are nearing retirement. Some have a very high household income, some are very low. In the mainstream culture, these factors are often considered dispositive; that’s how it is and your future is fixed as a result. However, when … Continue reading Working with a Financial Coach: What Your Life Can Look Like