Why Wealth And Income Is Not The Same Thing

Get out of debt by changing your spending habits, not trying to make more money!

How much money do you make?  Many people place their value on how much money they earn each year.  What if I told you that the majority of high income earners, over $200K a year, are not wealthy?

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Do These 2 Things Before You Start Paying Off Debt!

Don't pay off debt until you have done these 2 things!

You have a ton of debt and you got lucky this month and have an extra $500.00 lying around.  What should you do with it?  Your gut may say put it towards your debt.  Unless you have done these two things, putting it towards debt is the wrong decision! Continue reading Do These 2 Things Before You Start Paying Off Debt!

The Best New Years Resolution Tips You Will Read This Year

Find out how to make financial resolutions for 2019 that you can actually accomplish!

As we near the end of this year and the beginning of 2019, many of us start to think about new year’s resolutions.  We think about what we could improve upon and focus our time and ambition on those goals. Continue reading The Best New Years Resolution Tips You Will Read This Year

What To Do About Debt, Retirement, Tax Refunds, and Raises

Learn the best strategy to pay to use your tax refunds and raises!

More than likely you have a few questions each year about what to do about your current debt, retirement, tax refund and raises.  In this article, I will give you some insight as to how to get the ball rolling in your favor to take advantage of your income! Continue reading What To Do About Debt, Retirement, Tax Refunds, and Raises

How I’m Going To Dig Out Of Credit Card Debt

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I’m very excited for this post today!  It is a guest post from Melanie over at Partners In Fire who I work with on a regular basis.  She has been blogging about financial independence for a while now and even has a new PODCAST!   Continue reading How I’m Going To Dig Out Of Credit Card Debt

Is Renting A Waste Of Money?

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Many people have differing opinions on renting or owning their place of residence. In reality, most people have an opinion based on the specific circumstances they have lived through. When I was much younger, I vowed to never rent because I felt it was a waste of money. Why would I pay off another persons mortgage when I could get a loan myself? Let me give you a little insight as to how that viewpoint punched me right in the face.

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The Best Financial Advice for Couples

Find out the best way to get your partner on the same page with money!

Say what you mean, but don’t say it mean – Andrew Wachter

How often have you heard, “it’s not what you say, but how you say it?”  I can remember several times when my “tone” has gotten me in trouble.  Intentional or not, our communication skills, or lack thereof, are responsible for a vast majority of our financial relationship issues.  Often our communication issues come down to a lack of time to properly communicate.  Continue reading The Best Financial Advice for Couples

5 Reasons Why You Should Write It Down

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Here is a quick confession.  I did not start writing down my goals and plans down on paper until I became older.  When I was younger, I was driven and had a much better memory.  As I have grown older, my drive is the same but my memory is not.

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59% of American’s Are Making This HUGE Financial Mistake!

Find out what money mistake the majority of Americans are making!Can you guess what it is?  If you guessed 59% do not have a monthly budget – you would be right!  Wait! Wait! Keep reading!  I promise this isn’t another boring budget article stating random statistics about why you should budget.  Let’s go over the common misconceptions of a budget to create a believer out of you.  It won’t hurt – I promise. Continue reading 59% of American’s Are Making This HUGE Financial Mistake!

Stock Market Basics

Check out these need to know stock market basics!The stock market can be confusing, especially when there is so much misinformation out there. In a future post, I will talk more about the different investment strategies and types of mutual funds, but we must first talk about the basics. What exactly is the stock market?

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