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Can You Really Afford To Get A Dog

dog

We don’t have any human kids, and we treat our dogs like our babies.  If you find that weird or annoying, that’s cool.  I’d probably think your human kids were annoying… So… Continue reading

Overlooked Money Leaks That Can Steal Your Cash

money leaks

Money leaks are silent, ninja like assassins of your pay check.  Slowly sucking you dry, leaving you in a state of financial bewilderment.  Where did our money go?  We haven’t bought anything! Continue reading

The Stupid Simple Reasons People Don’t Invest in the Stock Market

The Reasons People Don't Invest in the Stock Market

“Rule number one: Don’t lose money. Rule number two: Don’t forget rule number one.”

-Warren Buffett-

The great Warren Buffett has made billions by investing in the stock market, and one of his most famous quotes is relating to the fear of losing money.

Let’s sit and think about that for a second… One of the richest people in the world appears to have a fear of losing money…

How does this translate to the average, financially illiterate Joe?  “Jesus, If that dude is worried about losing money, I better just stay out of that roller coaster of a market.” Continue reading

How to Talk Money with Your Honey

how to talk about money with your honey

It’s a pretty common story to hear that one person in a household is the saver, and one is the spender.

Or, one person is trying really hard to get control of their family’s money, and the other person is out there just blindly buying crap because…“you can’t take it with ya”. Continue reading

How to Make Paying Off Debt Fun

How to pay off debt and have fun

It’s crazy to think that we’ve been debt-free for 7 months or so.  I remember thinking this shit was impossible.

We didn’t have much of a community around us when we were paying off our debt, we just kinda quietly did it.

Anyone who we did tell, looked at us like we had 10 heads, because… YOLO, right? Continue reading

Are Credit Card Rewards Worth The Risks?

mouse trap

I used to be a huge Dave Ramsey fan.  We were trying to pay off our consumer debt and his messaged hooked me.

Dave says to pay off your credit cards and cancel them… so, that’s exactly what we did. Continue reading

How to Write Amazing SMART Goals

Smart-Goals

Whether you’re chasing financial freedom, or striving to become the best damn crochet sock maker this side of the Mississippi, SMART goals are going to be your ticket to success. Continue reading

Children or No Children, That is the Question.

Challenging The Norm

children with a cape

If you’re over the age of 30 or have been married for more than 5 minutes, I’m sure you’ve been asked about children. When are you having them?  Why don’t you have any now?  Don’t you want a family?  Are you trying?

Back off Aunt Karen, it creeps me the hell out that you’re asking me if I’m having wild unprotected sex with my wife.  Seriously… It’s weird… Continue reading

Why Nursing is the Perfect Job for You

heart and stethoscope

Millennial’s are pouring into the workforce.  Educated, innovative, and ready to change the world.  After spending 4+ years earning their degree, they expect to hit the ground running.

Instead, many are met by a saturated market.  Jobs aren’t readily available and if they are… the pay isn’t ideal to cover their massive student loan burden. Continue reading

Debt Snowball Vs Debt Avalanche: Is One Right For You

debt snowball sign

When my wife and I began our debt-free journey we didn’t really know much about the different debt payoff processes.  We knew we had a lot of debt and wanted to get rid of it.  It was as simple as that. Continue reading

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