5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft – Plus My Story

As part of the second tier of financial freedom, protecting yourself and your family against financial disaster was a key component. After all, a house built on sand cannot stand-and a financial plan built on the hope and wish nothing will go wrong is destined to collide head on with the realities of life. Last … Continue reading 5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft – Plus My Story

Bobbleheads? No, Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

If you're a fan of Vanguard, like I am, you've likely heard of the Bogleheads. They're a group of Vanguard investing fans that hang out over on the Bogleheads forum, and have developed a personal finance and investing wiki that everyone should read. So this week I decided to take another trip through their book, … Continue reading Bobbleheads? No, Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

The 3 Ways I’ve Used Insurance – and the 2 I Wish I Had (Plus Bonus on Businesses!)

It's been a jam-packed fun week talking about insurance - car/home/umbrella, and health/disability/life. Isn't it great to think about all the things that could go wrong? (Oh wait, no it's not). Sure, insurance is the thing you don't like to think about until you need it. But that's why it's a key part of the … Continue reading The 3 Ways I’ve Used Insurance – and the 2 I Wish I Had (Plus Bonus on Businesses!)

Protecting Your Health, Life, and Ability to Earn Income – The Foundation To Financial Freedom

On Monday I talked about protecting your personal property - your car, your home/condo/belongings (for renters), and your assets. Today I'm going to deep dive into protecting your health, life, and ability to earn income. After knowing your net worth, getting to know your cash flow, discovering your dreams, and planning to pay off non-deductible … Continue reading Protecting Your Health, Life, and Ability to Earn Income – The Foundation To Financial Freedom

Protect Yourself and Your Family – Insure Yourself Against Disaster

Insurance. It's one of those things we all hate to pay for-until we need it. Only then are we extremely grateful that we have it in place. The same is actually true of all aspects of this tier - insurance, investing and financial planning, identity theft, and disability or death. None of these are pleasant … Continue reading Protect Yourself and Your Family – Insure Yourself Against Disaster