It’s time to celebrate the new year – get dressed up in fancy clothes, go out to dinner and a show, and basically just throw some money out the window, right? Well you knew that wouldn’t be the case with your favorite personal finance bloggers, right? Yesterday I told you about my family’s plans […]
New years eve. It’s the time when you go out to a bar or a party, and drink too much right? Well, not in our house. We stick to staying home and having a fun and frugal time together with our three boys (now 13, 9 and 1 1/2). The oldest boys look forward to […]
What does a company do every single year that you use to be wealthier, healthier, happier, and overall have a better and more successful life I’ve taken the awesome Chris Guillebeau’s process (at The Art of Non-Conformity) of conducting an annual review of your life and expanded it to writing your own annual and quarterly […]
I remember sitting in my condo many years ago, creating an Excel spreadsheet of all my accounts. A few months later I was so excited to update it, convinced that riches would soon be mine. But no – I think it had gone up by a few hundred dollars. Then again a few months later […]
I mentioned before in my post about the four books that changed my financial life, that one of my top four books was “The Millionaire Next Door” by Dr. Thomas Stanley. He also wrote a number of other books that I enjoyed reading, so today I’m going to tell you about another great one – […]
Whenever a birthday or holiday comes up, it’s a great opportunity to ask for the gift of college funding as a present. If you do that consistently over many years, you’ll find that over time your kids will develop a significant amount of funds to go towards college. In this article I break down the different college gifting options by state.