Around five years ago, I began a journey to get a better handle on my finances. At the time, my wife and I had little to no debt but were not really maximizing the potential for savings on what we had either. We weren’t silly spenders, per se. However, a lot of our extra income would go towards immediate gratification instead of building towards the future. Continue reading “The 50 Best ETFs of 2019”
One thing that I have learned over time…
The more a person reads, the stronger their brain becomes. I know right…. not a new idea. Everyone knows this already. This is why we are encouraged to read as a child. This is one of the primary purposes of each town’s public library. It creates a vast collection of literary resources for the continual development of the adult brain. However, how many of us actually take advantage of this resource. Continue reading “36 Books Every Man Should Read”
I know, I know, I know….
They’re not really babies anymore. Sydney is getting ready to turn 12 and Caleb is 7 already. What is going on here? Is this really happening? How are both of my children this old? Continue reading “My babies”
My pastor made a comment recently about how many individuals make the same New Year’s resolutions year after year after year. You might initially think to yourself, “Wow, that person is goal-oriented. Way to go, person.” However, there is a problem here. If the goal is the same every year, that means they’re not actually reaching the goal. Continue reading “How To Keep Your Resolution”
Have you heard the term? I remember first hearing someone refer to their extra job as a side hustle a couple of years ago when it started popping up in blog posts. The idea revolves around the extra ways that we can go about cobbling together incomes that supplement our regular vocations. Continue reading “7 BEST MONEY MAKING IDEAS FOR MOMS”
A few nights ago, at work, I was having a conversation with a couple of the guys about finances. We were discussing the tendencies that people have to spend their money before they actually earn it. What I mean by that is, many people live their lives in debt. Their income would tell them to spend one way but their desires and spending habits push them well beyond that. My co-worker said, “the key to financial happiness is to simply live within your means.” Simply put, if you never spend more money than you actually make, you’ll always have extra. Continue reading “20%”