Debt sucks! The payments can cripple your ability to buy a home, travel, or even pay for the basics like rent and groceries. If you want to dig out of that giant pile of debt, start with this list of major to-dos, including creating a debt snowball payoff plan.
For the 1st anniversary show, we welcome one of the “Godfathers of Personal Finance Blogging,” Get Rich Slowly founder JD Roth! We get into Star Wars, living in an RV, and turning a website into a full-time income.
One thing I always focus on with personal finance is big wins. Who cares if you can save 47 cents on your shampoo when you can save much more with less effort focusing on large, recurring expenses? This month I changed my phone service provider for the first time in six years, and I’ll save […]
I worked hard to pay off my car loan in half the time, my student loans in two years, and the only debt I have left is my mortgage. That is something my friend Steve Stewart and I don’t have in common. As of next week, he is completely debt free. In celebration of his mortgage payoff, […]
Each time you start a new job, you are required to submit a W-4 and I-9 form. Those forms tell your employer how much tax to deduct from each paycheck and verify that you are a legal US resident who can take a job. Most of us only spend a few minutes on those forms but don’t understand the long term ramifications.
This week we have a special episode recorded live at FinCon in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am excited to welcome superstar guests Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income and Harlan Luke Landes from Consumerism Commentary. My good friend and former guest Jeff Fruhwirth from Sustainable Life Blog joined us as we talked business, budgeting, social media, […]
September is Life Insurance Awareness month and this post is in partnership with TermLifeInsurance.com, which helps spread awareness of the importance of term life insurance. Learn more about how you can protect your family and your finances. Outside of movies, most of us don’t like to think much about death and dying. I’m a strapping young […]
Fall is here in Oregon. The clouds have returned, the drizzles have begun, and winter is not far off. That means a lot is happening in my life in the coming months.
Today we welcome guest Deacon Hayes, a personal finance blogger who budgeted his way out of $52,000 in debt in 18 months. Learn how he cut expenses, earned more on the side, and became a full-time online entrepreneur.
Love it or hate it, budgeting is one of the most important parts of managing your finances. While earning more is the only way get rich for most of us, understanding, managing, and controlling our spending will keep us on track to reach our financial goals. If you are a veteran budgeter or brand new […]