Why Aren’t People Investing?

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Why aren’t people investing? Are you nervous about making your first investment? Fortunately, today’s guest post from Just Start Investing and highlights the significant role that investing plays in our financial journey. The best time to invest was yesterday, but the second best time is right now. Enjoy! Investing, in my view, is a basic … Read moreWhy Aren’t People Investing?

How to Make Clutter Work for Your Wallet

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Today’s guest post comes from Ainsley Lawrence, a writer who is passionate about topics like life, work, finance, and all the things that impact us on a day-to-day basis. As someone who is always striving for optimization (as I’m sure many of you are), I thought that a declutter post would resonate with you all … Read moreHow to Make Clutter Work for Your Wallet

Behind the Scenes of the Financial Freedom Book with Grant Sabatier

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Over the past several months, I have had the good fortune of working directly with Grant Sabatier to launch his latest book, Financial Freedom. Since we’ve been in the trenches together this past week for the book launch, I thought it would be interesting to take you behind the scenes. I took the time to … Read moreBehind the Scenes of the Financial Freedom Book with Grant Sabatier

6 Essential Personal Finance Apps for 2019

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Looking to take control of your finances in 2019? These 6 essential personal finance apps will help you get there. Explore 2019’s best applications for wealth accumulation, investing, expense tracking, budgeting, cash transfers, and travel rewards. I have personally used all of the apps listed below and many of them on a daily basis. If … Read more6 Essential Personal Finance Apps for 2019

“What is My Time Worth?”

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Everybody has a price. If I asked you to write me one paragraph for $100,000, of course, you’d say yes, right? However, if I offered you $0.01 to write that same paragraph I can’t imagine you’d jump on the opportunity. But how do you decide when the opportunity is right? When is it “worth it” … Read more“What is My Time Worth?”

How to Be Frugal Without Depriving Yourself

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Frugality and deprivation are not synonymous. It’s plenty possible to be frugal without depriving yourself. In my personal life, I have found the perfect balance between spending and happiness. From the outside, it looks like I’m living just the same as everyone else, but instead of spending every penny I earn, I save 85% of … Read moreHow to Be Frugal Without Depriving Yourself

The Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game

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The word “budget” often has a negative connotation because it limits or restricts. But what if I told you that a budget didn’t have to be this way? For the past year or two, I have been playing what I call ‘The Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game’. This style of creative budgeting has allowed me … Read moreThe Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game

7 Frugal Holiday Gift Ideas You Didn’t Think Of

7 Frugal Holiday Gift Ideas You Didn't Think Of

It’s holiday season and you know what that means … all budgets are off. Wrong! The holidays don’t have to break the bank. In fact, there are plenty of frugal holiday gift ideas that your friends, family, coworkers, and wallet will all love! In order to succeed this holiday season you just need to brainstorm … Read more7 Frugal Holiday Gift Ideas You Didn’t Think Of

Is Financial Independence a Blessing or a Curse?

Is Financial Independence a Blessing or a Curse

The alarm wakes me up at 5:40 AM. I get up, shower, scarf down breakfast, and leave the house by 6:30 AM to catch the 6:57 AM train. The train ride is 1 hour and 23 minutes long. During the ride, I spend my time writing blog posts, editing the podcast, and responding to emails. … Read moreIs Financial Independence a Blessing or a Curse?