As a mortician, I saw hundreds of people who died before living out their dreams. Here’s how I learned to control my money and started working to live.
Want to get ahead? You don’t have to hit the lottery to gain control of your money. Getting yourself on the right financial track simply requires a plan, some self-discipline, and action.
Debt. It’s just another four letter word in our vocabulary. Yet, in American culture, debt manages to permeate our lives in almost every way imaginable. Everywhere you turn, people are struggling to stay on top of their everyday living expenses in addition to servicing their debt. Obviously, the best advice anyone could give you would […]
I was recently interviewed by Creditcards.com for a story entitled “6 Tips to Keep Your Family From Busting Your Budget.” It’s a great article with some super tips on how to fend off those pesky family members wanting to help spend your money for you. In addition to this article, I wanted to add my […]
Today is payday. I LOVE payday – live for it. Nothing makes me happier than getting paid and allocating where all of that money is going. Earlier today, as I was making our monthly budget for August, I came across some of our old budgets from the last 18 months. Included in those old budgets, I […]
A few months ago, we were seriously considering moving. Frustrated by a few of the shortcomings of our current residence, we started looking for a way to upgrade to our dream house. Our current house – the one we have lived in for 4 years – is a 4 bedroom/3 bath home with about 2,300 […]
Let’s face it, living with debt is a huge burden. It controls nearly everything that you do and living with it can feel overwhelming. Debt causes you unnecessary grief and emotional pain. It makes it difficult to change jobs or go out on your own to start a new business. Debt even makes moving into […]