7 Reasons I Buy Stuff I Don’t Need

Avoid these common mistakes when spending money!

Can you imagine how much money you would have if you stopped buying junk?  I’m right there with you, I have a house full of “stuff” that I spent a bunch of money on and I rarely if ever use it.

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Never Lose In Las Vegas Again!

Learn how to stop losing in Vegas and come home a winner!

Earlier this month I went on a guys trip to Las Vegas.  We usually go once a year and try our hand at the blackjack tables.  This may be an interesting statement coming from a finance blogger, but let me explain… Continue reading Never Lose In Las Vegas Again!

The FI/RE Movement – And Why You Need To Be Part Of It!

The FIRE movement is coming to a town near you.  Find out why this is the new path to financial independence! #debtfree #finance #FIRE #movement

Have you heard about the FI/RE movement?  If you’re one of my Twitter followers then I’m sure you have, but if you’re part of my other social networks, this may be a foreign concept to you.  Today I’m going to go over the FI/RE movement and how I became part of it without even knowing it!

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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!

Is Your Financial Auto Pilot Set To Crash? Learn How To Change Your Course!

If you put your finances on auto pay, make sure you know what is coming out!

Dramatic title I know… but do you use bill pay or pay your bills with a different auto pay system?  If so, it may be time to reevaluate what you are automatically paying each month! Continue reading Is Your Financial Auto Pilot Set To Crash? Learn How To Change Your Course!

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

7 Essential Steps You Need To Take Before You Purchase A Home

Don't buy a home before you take these 7 essential steps!

If you haven’t been following my blog for long, let me be the one to tell you that the first home I purchased was a huge financial mistake, and it left me in a financial mess for many years! Continue reading 7 Essential Steps You Need To Take Before You Purchase A Home

What’s The Difference Between A Roth IRA And A 401(k)/457?

Find out the difference between a Roth IRA and a 401(k) and a 457! In today’s post, I will discuss the difference between the Roth IRA and a traditional 401(k)/457 retirement plan.  Each investment vehicle serves a different purpose and one may suit you better than the other. Continue reading What’s The Difference Between A Roth IRA And A 401(k)/457?

The Main Reason I Live Debt Free

Find out more about the reason I live debt free!

When I started writing this post, I really wanted to dig down and find the main reason why I live debt free.  What drives me, what keeps me going, and what keeps me at the keyboard day after day to bring these financial life strategies to you… Continue reading The Main Reason I Live Debt Free

Is Money Affecting Your Marriage?

Money and marriage don't seem like they go together. Find out the simple strategy to get on the same page!The obvious answer to this questions is “yes.”  Yes, money is affecting your marriage.  It can either be affecting your marriage in a positive or a negative way.  Hopefully money is a positive aspect in your life, but if you’re like the majority of married couples, it isn’t. Continue reading Is Money Affecting Your Marriage?