As summer's gearing up, everyone's getting ready to go out and start doing something new. With Coronavirus Social Distancing starting to relax around the country, most people want to get out and start doing something, myself included. We have been cooped up far too long. So now that you're finally feeling like venturing out into … Continue reading What Should My First Side Hustle Be?
Wow. Okay. So it's been quite a while since I've written a post and man have things gone crazy. Like, the entire world. I want to take a moment to recognize the efforts and lives of everyone involved with Covid-19 that is currently running rampant around the world. First and foremost, I never thought I … Continue reading My Goals for 2020
Get rich quick schemes, pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, etc. Even 9-5 jobs can convince us of a simple fallacy. A lot of people feel like they can find a simple path to wealth, but that isn't true. Wealth comes from hard work and effort. So the main question is, how do you make money? Does … Continue reading How to Make Money? Do What You Do Excellently
I know what you're thinking. "Man, when is this personal finance blogger going to stop talking about budgets?" Never. Or, not right now at least. Maybe sometime. Don't worry, I'll give you fair warning if I do. The thing is, budgets are pretty darn important, and there's a lot more to them than just developing … Continue reading 5 Things People Do That Harm Their Budget and How to Correct Them
This one hits close to home for me. I have fallen prey to the rising and falling tides of manufacturing and commerce in America. Unfortunately, I have worked for several companies that have suffered during the recession or experienced buyouts. The end result? I lost my job. Let me be frank: it hurts. Especially with … Continue reading 5 Steps to Deal With Losing Your Job
Every month, we receive payments that are hopefully enough to take care of our families and to live a joyful, fruitful life. Unfortunately, that's not what typically happens. People end up in bankruptcy or with heavy debt that is very difficult to manage, and the vast majority of people do not have anywhere near the … Continue reading Where Does Our Money Go?
Everyone's seen the headlines about Millennials living in their parents' houses after college. So many people move back in and try to save money, but they end up taking so much longer getting established than they need to, leading to the frequent joke of parents having to have them forcibly removed. Why are so many … Continue reading How to Strike Out On Your Own
Fair question. I'm an engineer, not an accountant or finance manager. Why would I start a finance blog? The main reason is because personal finance is the crux of personal freedom and living comfortably. I realized a while ago that you need more than just a steady income to figure things out and live a … Continue reading Why Did I Start a Finance Blog?
Welcome to Wealth in Any Economy! I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Matt, and I am trying to find wealth in any situation, regardless of economy or regular job flow. I'll share my trials and tribulations as I try to break free from a 9-to-5 job and hopefully inspire some of you to … Continue reading Introduction