I find it intriguing that many financial experts are torn on the earn more, spend less debate. When I first began learning about personal finance, almost every blog I read focused on living below your means (i.e. frugality). The first personal finance book I read, The Millionaire Next Door, wrote about millionaires with a frugal [...]

It is crazy to think that I have been blogging for six months! When I began blogging I set some goals. I wanted to get 1,000 views by the end of the year and by December I wanted to get 250 views in a month. It is safe to say that these goals have been [...]

What do you do when you do not know a cooking recipe? If you are like me, you likely hop onto Google or Pinterest and within fractions of a second out pops all of these delicious recipes. You pick the one that is right for you and then you methodically follow their blueprint. People often [...]

Hey everyone, I got a great guest post for you guys. On personal finance blogs we often preach good financial advice that can help you improve your financial situation. Today, Jacob will talk about a time he got awful financial advice. Have you ever received bad advice from someone?  I mean… really bad, as in [...]

How I Graduated College Debt Free

Going to college is almost mandatory in today’s society. We pay tens of thousands of dollar to get a shiny new diploma. Some of us are lucky enough to escape debt free while others graduate with a mountain of debt. Fortunately, I was one of the lucky people to graduate college debt free. Here is [...]

Becoming a millionaire is a dream many people have when they are young. Just imagine what this life would be like. I do this on a daily basis. What car would I buy, what country will I visit next? Luckily, I am blessed to know a millionaire. In fact, he is a good blogging friend [...]

Most people who recommend using cash only think credit cards are evil. If you use credit cards your life is going to be consumed by debt. This assumption is completely wrong. Credit cards are extremely useful. Compared to cash, a credit card allows you to build credit, have financial protection in case somebody steals your [...]

Many people often wonder if survey sites are a legitimate way to increase their income. The short answer is yes. During my MBA I remember sitting down at my computer and filling out surveys for a couple hours a day. While I did make a small amount of money, I found this to be time [...]

I started blogging because I want to own my own business. I wanted to create a brand online that reflects me and most of all I wanted to help people improve their financial situation. When I started blogging I looked up many guides and videos online on how to create a blog. I initially began [...]

If you lost your job tomorrow, do you know how you will pay your bills? Your pet has to go to the ER. Your car breaks down. You unexpectedly need to go to the hospital. Can you pay these bills without going into debt? For 63% of Americans the answer is no. Chances are, if [...]

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