Since it’s shortly after Christmas, I was reflecting on Christmas past this year. How many toys that my older boys received as younger kids still see use today? One came to mind – the Lego Death Star. This was the first purchase my older son wanted enough to save up for, and I think it […]
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Having kids is a huge shift in your life. In an instant, someone else who needs near-constant care becomes a key focal point of your life. Your expenses go up, what you do with your formerly free time shifts, and you start to focus on providing for someone else. And the older you are when […]
Since it’s Christmas day today, I’m likely busy hanging out with my family having fun! If you celebrate Christmas, I hope you’re having a great day! Luckily Christmas is usually a no-spend day, since almost everyone is busy with family and most stores are closed. And if you don’t celebrate Christmas, I also hope you’re […]
The holidays can be an expensive time of year. Should you consider getting people secondhand gifts for Christmas, or is that a frugal bridge too far?
Meet Hilary Hendershott-today’s breadwinning, six figure, millionaire mom. She runs a successful wealth management firm for women, has a great podcast (5 stars on Itunes!) – today she talks about her background, her money, and motherhood.
When discussing financial independence, or saving for goals, oftentimes we’re hyper-focused on saving for ourselves or our kids. But many people pursue financial independence also have goals with a higher purpose in mind. They may wish to leave a legacy in this world, and provide generous contributions to worthy causes. Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and […]