Whirlwind is the first word that comes to mind when I think about the past few months. Let me lay a few things out before you and you can let me know if you agree. Pandemic, murder hornets, literal riots in the street. Things are incredibly crazy right now. Well, to add on to all … Continue reading Advice on How to Get Started
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 I've been slacking on Financial Fridays. I promise we'll get back to them, but things have gotten so bogged up around here, I haven't had the time. I'm sure all seven of my regular readers are disappointed.* Alright, so I know I've been preaching to you through this blog about developing an emergency … Continue reading How to Build an Emergency Fund
Sometimes, you're in financial muck so deep you're not quite sure where you are. If you haven't kept tabs on your own financial health, you may think you're alright without actually realizing that you're not in a healthy spot. In the end, we all want to get financially healthy - it's important for your future … Continue reading 7 Signs You’re Living Above Your Means and 5 Ways to Fix It
Everyone wants to save more money. I don't think I've ever met a person who says "I'd love to burn through my savings as quickly as possible," or "Man, I'm just not spending enough on unnecessary items." Some people certainly live like that, but in reality, we all have a goal of saving more money. … Continue reading What’s Your Motivation?
Last post we discussed setting goals and how that impacts the success of your budget. It's obviously important to know what you're aiming towards so that you can set yourself up for success. But what happens when we don't succeed? Every time I try to eat healthy, I will typically make it a week, maybe … Continue reading Budget Success Part 2: Planning for Failure
Ah, February. The month where New Year's Resolutions go to die. February is the perennial month where people give up on their good intentions and give in to the temptation to fall back to their December habits. Reports show that January is the most profitable month for gyms because of the massive membership spike after … Continue reading Budget Success Part 1: Defining a Goal