For Mothers Day, Give The Gift Of Financial Freedom (Plus A Gift I Got!)

If you're a mom (or married to a mom, or have a mom), you probably know that it's Mothers Day this weekend. So that means it's time to go out and spend money, right? After all, the average American spent $172 on Mothers day gifts last year.  I can see how that could happen pretty … Continue reading For Mothers Day, Give The Gift Of Financial Freedom (Plus A Gift I Got!)

The Automatic Millionaire – New Edition Review! – David Bach

Last week I revisited an older David Bach book, Smart Couples Finish Rich, and I mentioned that I had found a lot of his books to be essentially the same. I was distinctly reminded of that when I picked up "The Automatic Millionaire" from the library, and decided to read and review it for all … Continue reading The Automatic Millionaire – New Edition Review! – David Bach

Learn To Live On Lentils, and You Will Become Financially Free

One of my favorite stories of all time is that of the philosopher Diogenes. It's brief, but powerful if you think of the financial message behind it. The philosopher Diogenes was eating bread and lentils for supper. He was seen by the philosopher Aristippus, who lived comfortably by flattering the king. Said Aristippus, 'If you … Continue reading Learn To Live On Lentils, and You Will Become Financially Free

Be Successful by Doing What Others Aren’t Willing To Do

Have you ever heard the quote from Jerry Rice about doing what others won't do? Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't. I find that's a powerful quote that's true both in work and in money. Dave Ramsey says something similar when he talks about living like … Continue reading Be Successful by Doing What Others Aren’t Willing To Do

Writing Your Investment Policy Statement

Part of a solid foundation to financial freedom is protecting yourself and your family. That means protecting your property through insurance; your health, life, and ability to earn income; and your identity. But it also means protecting yourself from financial mistakes, and the best way to do that is through the use of an investment … Continue reading Writing Your Investment Policy Statement