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Hate Your Job? This Can Be A Benefit

Do you hate your job? This could be beneficial

 

If you’ve read some of my past writings, you’ll know that I’m not crazy about my current line of work. I get paid fairly well. I get along great with my boss and I do get to work from home. There are things about my job that aren’t that bad. Continue reading

US Credit Card Debt Is Out Of Control

US Credit Card Debt Is Out Of Control

In the personal finance world, there should be one golden rule. Aside from living below your means that is. That rule is do not, for any reason, get into credit card debt. This is no secret, every financial guru denounces this kind of debt. But yet here we are. Continue reading

My Favorite Financial Advice

My Best Financial Advice

I learned how to manage finances at an early age. No, I wasn’t reading Buffett, Munger, or Graham when I was 12 years old. The man who I learned from wasn’t a CEO of a big business or a stock trader. Continue reading

Moving Is A Pain But It Scratches An Itch

Moving Is A Pain But It Scratches An Itch

Did you know that people on average move about 12 times in their lifetime? This seems like a lot but it does count times like the college years and during those years there can be a lot of shuffling around. I personally have moved 8 times already. I’m well on my way to meeting the statistical average here. Continue reading

Montana Vacation 2017

Montana Vacation 2017

Well we did it. My wife and I drove slightly over 1,500 miles with a 3 year old to visit our good friends in Southwest Montana. I was admittedly nervous as this was by far the biggest tip for our son. Continue reading

The Importance Of Financial Teamwork

The Importance Of Teamwork

Recently my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary. Another year to be thankful for who I’m married to and the wonderful family that we have. For a marriage to thrive, there has to be give and take and a great deal of teamwork. I got to thinking about the importance of teamwork when it comes to household finances. After seeing some other people’s failures and successes, here are a few suggestions. Continue reading

Investing Mistakes I’ve Learned From Through The Years

Investing Mistakes

Hindsight is 20/20, especially when it comes to investing. I was just recently texting with a buddy of mine about this. We traded investing fails back and forth and had a good laugh. In thinking of some of my hits and misses, most errors made were from a lack of experience and knowledge. Here are a few things I’ve learned along the way that will hopefully provide some benefit to novice investors. Continue reading

Ditch Your Job Like A Bad Relationship

Ditch Your Job Like A Bad Relationship

In a personal relationship, one per person loves the other, and the other loves them back. Pretty simple and works, right? However, if one person doesn’t love the other, or both aren’t in love with each other, chances are things are pretty miserable and the relationship will fail. The same can be said about jobs. Let’s take a look at the different work scenarios that are a bad relationship. Continue reading

Spring 2017 Update- Home Maintenance

Spring 2017- Home Maintenance

Hard to believe it is the end of May already. The month has gone by fast with our jobs, going to parks and playgrounds with our youngster, and the joys (work) of home ownership. There is always constant upkeep it seems. I can hear the renters in the crowd snickering now. Continue reading

Extended Vehicle Warranties Are A Waste Of Money

Extended Vehicle Warranties Are A Waste Of Money

Forgive us finance community, for we have sinned. We bought a brand new vehicle a couple weeks ago. Our vehicle at the time was in need of new tires, and some potentially expensive maintenance that I had been putting off. Continue reading

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