Saving With Purpose Several years ago, my wife and I were in New York City. It had only been about nine months since I had brain surgery and I was still very unstable. Sometimes I wonder why we took that trip because it took all I had to stay upright and she was holding onto … Continue reading Save With Purpose
I’ve thought about this on and off for a while and it comes down to the definition of saving. Am I saving money if I purchase something on sale or is it only saving if I am putting money in the bank? What if the bank is only paying 0.05% interest on my savings but … Continue reading Is Paying Off Debt, Saving?
There are many reasons people get in trouble with their finances. If any of these describe you, reach out for help. There are solutions to each of these types that anyone can implement in their lives. Take a look. Feast or Famine Have you ever met those people who are on an extreme rollercoaster ride … Continue reading 5 Types of Financial Roller Coasters
Credit, Bad – Debt-Free, Good If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts about credit, you know that I’m not a fan of people getting all kinds of different credit. I am a firm believer that being debt-free is an amazing way to live. You never have to worry about where your money needs … Continue reading Why Get More Credit?
Who Me? Have you ever thought about giving yourself an allowance as a way to save money? Yes you. You know, like we give to our kids or how you got one as a child. Budgeting, like a lot of things, takes discipline. When I was paying off debt, and even today, I gave myself … Continue reading Allowance
Long Time Coming Well, I finally got my book, The Little Debt-Free Book, published as a paperback version. This version was submitted on January 31, 2015 for review. It took another day for the review process to be completed before I was able to order the proof copy. Next Step The proof copy arrived at … Continue reading The Paperback Is Here
First Things First My apologies for being late with this blog post. I have been trying to post weekly since I began this blog and this is the latest posting that I have had. Things should be better next week. Contract Contracts are everywhere! When you buy a house, sign up for cable or Internet … Continue reading The Fine Print