Posts in Personal Finance
Why Care About Your Finances?

Why should I care about getting my money in order? It will free you up to follow your dreams in life. You need money to achieve the majority of goals in your life so getting your money together will make it so you can get all the rest of your life together too. There are no dreams that couldn’t use the assistance of money. You can stop telling yourself no and start telling yourself yes to the important things. If you can say no to the things that don’t matter it gives you the ability to say yes to more of the things that do matter.

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Lessons Learned from Love

We came on this trip because this is where my father-in-law Dave would bring us over and over again. It was a magical place for him and sharing his love for it made it a magical place for us. He taught me more than anyone else that having money could be something incredible not flashy, compassionate not assuming, full of love not jealousy. He worked hard his whole life to provide the kind of life he wanted for his children, he lived modestly and saved smartly.

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Christmas Preparedness

Christmas happens the exact same time every year. I know this, and you know this. So how is it that every year we get to the holiday and realize we don’t have money for Christmas. Instead we freak out, try to find deals, try to pick up extra hours or odd jobs to get together the cash we need, or we just put it all on the credit card and then we can deal with it later.

I am on a mission to help save us all from the dreaded post-holiday depression that comes from out of control and unplanned holiday spending.

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I believe most people would agree that communication is an incredibly important part of your relationship. So why do you not talk to your significant other about money? When the number one cause of divorce is money related problems why are we not talking about our money problems? I am going to tell you the most common reasons why you aren’t talking and how you can start talking.

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