Today’s the day I was liberated from the womb, 27 short years ago. I thought it would be interesting to compare life now to what it was like back when I entered this world that fateful, stormy, June 1st day. … [Read more...] about 5 Things That Have Changed In My 27 Years
Two things ultimately pushed me over the personal finance obsession ledge: entertaining money blogs, and awesome podcasts. I typically drive a lot for work, so I try to maximize what would be wasted time by listening to the many great personal finance podcasts available. This helps me hone my craft and perfect my finances in the push towards early financial independence … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Personal Finance Podcasts
“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” –Napoleon Bonaparte The art of DIY is a personal passion shared by both me and my wife. As we’ve struggled to pay off student loans, build up a disaster fund, and start investing, the “do it yourself” mentality has helped us achieve each goal more quickly, while also providing many auxiliary benefits. In this post you will … [Read more...] about 5 Ways A DIY Ethic Helps You Achieve FI
Today's society is faced with more pressure towards consumerism and the resulting financial troubles than perhaps any previous generation. This is largely due to the ease of marketing through the internet and social media combined with the global competition and the resulting flood of stuff. Because of these challenges, Thomas Stanley's book, The Millionaire Next Door: … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Is the Millionaire Next Door Still Relevant?
Smartphones have taken the popularity crown from the personal computer in a relatively short amount of time. While many people use their phones for entertainment and communication, most aren’t aware of the wealth of productivity apps that can make your life easier and your business run more smoothly. … [Read more...] about The 7 Best Apps for Personal Finance