5 Quick Ways to Earn Some Extra Money

Almost everyone could use a few extra bucks in their checking account, am I right? Luckily, in our world today, there are tons of opportunities to get some cash fast. Let's consider just a few of the options available to us. 1. Have a Garage/Yard Sale Most of us have a bunch of random stuff … Continue reading 5 Quick Ways to Earn Some Extra Money

The Four Walls of Your Household’s Finances

In the Baby Steps program, the Four Walls are the fundamental necessities of your household's finances. These bills are paid before anything else; before the credit card company, before Sallie Mae, before the medical debts. Food The first category of no compromises is food. No matter how much debt you have, you and your family … Continue reading The Four Walls of Your Household’s Finances

What Appliances To Buy: Some Tips From An Experienced Landlord

A common issue among homeowners is determining what appliances to buy for the house. There are a nearly inexhaustible number of brands and levels of quality out there these days, and it can be tricky determining what the best is for your particular home. Fortunately, I have some advice from an experienced and well-informed connection … Continue reading What Appliances To Buy: Some Tips From An Experienced Landlord

Our Biggest Debt Is One We Could Never Pay

I'm very much an advocate of getting out of debt, you're probably aware of that if you've perused my site. I thoroughly believe in paying off our creditors and freeing ourselves from the bondage that debt brings. Nearly all of the debt in our lives comes from the choices that we made. But one debt … Continue reading Our Biggest Debt Is One We Could Never Pay

Money Won’t Solve Your Financial Problems

It's easy to think that if we earned just a bit more money, we'd be able to get ahead; that a few hundred dollars more a month will do the trick, or that a six-figure income is what really makes becoming wealthy possible. But contrary to popular opinion, that's simply not true. You may have … Continue reading Money Won’t Solve Your Financial Problems

Five Facts About Identity Theft And What To Do About It

The idea of having your identity stolen is terrifying. The fact that someone can literally take your information and pose as you to fraudulently conduct transactions can leave us feeling very vulnerable and violated. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing criminal activities in our world today, and it's not going away any time … Continue reading Five Facts About Identity Theft And What To Do About It

The Not-So-Secret Tool That Will Help You Become Wealthy

There's a misconception that people who become wealthy these days somehow got there through special knowledge, sophisticated investment strategies, or (most cynical of all) by "stealing" from other people. All of the above things are untrue, and are demonstrably untrue thanks to Chris Hogan's study of over 10,000 American millionaires. The steps to achieving wealth … Continue reading The Not-So-Secret Tool That Will Help You Become Wealthy

5 Ways to Go to College and Graduate School Debt-Free

One of the common beliefs in our culture about post-secondary education is that it is impossible to attend an institution of higher learning without accruing debt. Quite simply, that's nonsense. There are plenty of ways to cash flow and fund your education without sacrificing your future earnings to loan payments. Here are five ways to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Go to College and Graduate School Debt-Free

U.S. Credit Card Debt Hits A Staggering New Record

For some reason, Americans appear to have a love affair with credit cards. We as a society seem to just love racking up debt to big banks, sending our money back to them with loads of interest on top, then having the nerve to complain about how we don't have enough money at the end … Continue reading U.S. Credit Card Debt Hits A Staggering New Record

The Power and Necessity of Focus

If you're married, do you remember when you and your spouse were dating? Do you remember how much time you spent together, nurturing the relationship, building intimacy and trust over months and years? I certainly hope you do! You may not have consciously noticed it, but what you were doing was intentionally focusing on your … Continue reading The Power and Necessity of Focus

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