Why I Hate Debt and Believe You Should Too

For new readers who haven’t read my early posts, you may not know what my thoughts are on debt. So what are they? Am I leveraged up to my eyeballs, making minimum payments every month while I invest everything I can to earn higher returns than I pay in interest?...

How to Create a Budget with Mint.com

Today, I show you how to create and manage a budget using Mint.com. As a long time user of Mint.com and their budgeting software, I’m a believer that Mint.com’s budgets are their most valuable tool. Using a budget and knowing exactly how much I’m...

How to Handle Living on Another Planet Than Everyone Else

On the outside, I look like a normal twenty something. I live in a run of the mill, one bedroom apartment in a boring commercial neighborhood. I dress pretty normal and sport a nice buzz cut hair style. I drive a car that blends right in with my peers. I even travel...
When It Matters, You’ll Make Cuts

When It Matters, You’ll Make Cuts

A less expensive lifestyle didn’t come natural to me. My natural state required all the good stuff money can buy. For almost every product or service, there is a price and quality spectrum. Many people, myself in my earlier years included, simply require the...
How to Live Below Your Means. It’s Simple.

How to Live Below Your Means. It’s Simple.

I’ve managed to learn a thing or two about what it takes to win financially over the past few years and I’m still learning. It’s hard for me not to roll my eyes when I hear financial advisors going on and on about the details, as if personal finance...