Who wants to talk about budgeting for beginners?! (crowd boos) Yea, yea… I know. Budgeting gets a bad rap. It didn’t do anything wrong… people just tend to associate budgeting with a life of misery and deprivation.
We’ve entered a bear market… Investment portfolios are crumbling like your fitness resolutions on January 12th. Every news channel is projecting certain economic doom for the country. You’re financial life is evaporating before your eyes… or so it seems. We haven’t seen times like this since 2008, and it seems a bear market can be […]
As the clock strikes 12:00 on New Year’s Day, most people are swearing off carbs or giving up smoking. New Year’s resolutions are made and given up at a blistering pace. Finding someone who actually follows through on never eating a carb again is as rare as a real Sasquatch sighting. Don’t give up carbs […]
I remember how exciting it was when my wife and I bought our first home. Walking into that old farm house was overwhelming. How will we ever fill this place up? As we moved in it became readily apparent that we didn’t have nearly enough time, money or furniture to fill this house. The need […]
This post contains Amazon Affiliate links Planning a frugal New Year’s Eve party can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! The big day is rapidly approaching and your time to plan is diminishing… rapidly! A frugal New Year’s Eve party is the best kept secret…even your friends coming to the party won’t know […]
Recently at work, one of my coworkers approached me about her finances. She started talking about how her husband’s 401k had been taking a beating. I laughed and said “Yea”…we’ve been trying to not pay attention to the market because we recently started to invest a lot post tax and it sucks knowing you’re losing […]
Ho, Ho, Holy shit! Has Christmas shopping totally destroyed your budget? For years and years, my wife and I would set a “limit” on our Christmas spending. I put “limit” in quotes because neither one of us paid any attention to it. I’d become obsessed with buying every possible item I thought she’d like.
I’m super excited to have a guest post from Riley Adams of Young and the Invested. Riley is a a senior financial analyst for a fortune 500 company. Besides having an impressive resume, he’s also a kick ass dude. I’ve had the great pleasure to chat with him quite a few times since I began […]
(Caution: The post below may be offensive to established corporate “players”. If you feel burned, apply ice and take a cold shower) Corporate America is a dirty, dirty world. Millions of Americans are entrenched in the mind numbing world of corporate America. Missing their families, crying in the bathroom stall, and being forced to listen […]