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How the FaceApp Could Help You Save For Retirement

How the FaceApp Could Help You Save For Retirement

If you took a picture of your face with the FaceApp, the Russians now basically own you. Let’s just say you made a big mistake. But it’s over now and there’s nothing you can do about it. Now that that's out of the way... Let's discuss the positive impact the FaceApp...

Should You Use a First-time Homebuyers Program?

Should You Use a First-time Homebuyers Program?

In last weeks post, I mentioned that we bought a house. So today, I want to focus on first-time homebuyers programs. Buying a house comes with an overwhelming amount of decisions that need to be made. Things like, “is now a good time to buy,?” “Which lender should we...

We Bought a House!

We Bought a House!

We bought a house and finally became homeowners! It's been our goal for a few years to buy a house. We were pretty dead set on purchasing a house two years ago but didn’t end up doing that. We met with a few lenders to get prequalified so we could start shopping...

Can You Outperform the Market?

Can You Outperform the Market?

One company seems to think so… 98% of active managers can’t outperform the market. Perhaps you’ve heard this. I’ve always told clients not to try and outperform the market because they will almost always end up failing. But my thinking was challenged. A few colleagues...

4 Ways to Save Money This Summer

4 Ways to Save Money This Summer

Summer is the time of year when most people spend more. With the warm weather and kids being out of school, we have more time to do stuff and vacation becomes a top priority. Save money this summer by doing these four things. 1) Save money on...

A Practical Guide to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

A Practical Guide to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

I've wanted to share this post about blockchain and cryptocurrency for some time.  I know, you may be thinking, "why is he talking about blockchain and cryptocurrency?" To be honest, I'm a practical believer in the technology, but not a...

The Economic Impact of a Mother

The Economic Impact of a Mother

So, how impactful are mothers, and what’s their impact on the economy? I’m sharing a video with you that will explain exactly what I’m talking about.

Money Management

How To Track Your Income And Expenses

How To Track Your Income And Expenses

If you haven't taken the time to track your income and expenses it can be hard to find the time to do it.  As involved as I am in finance, at times I forget about my own. Maybe you thought I spend hours a day tracking my finances and...

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Lower Expenses

My Main Takeaways From FinCon 2018

My Main Takeaways From FinCon 2018

For a long time, I felt like I was the only money nerd out there. That was of course until I went to FinCon 2018. Here are my main takeaways.

Why I Sold My Jeep and Became A One Car Household

Why I Sold My Jeep and Became A One Car Household

I'm at a point in life when most people would be treating themselves to a nice new car. But, I decided to sell mine last week (and I don't plan on buying another one for a while). As we get ready to move our family to Texas this week, my wife and I...

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Minimalist Lifestyle

6 Ways To Get Financially Organized

6 Ways To Get Financially Organized

Being financially organized is more than just making sure your bills are paid on time. Here are 6 things you can do to become financially organized.

8 Ways Minimalism and Money Are Related

8 Ways Minimalism and Money Are Related

Minimalism and Money. Two seemingly mutually exclusive terms that you wouldn’t normally associate. False. Here are 8 ways minimalism and money are related.

We Made it to Texas!

We Made it to Texas!

We made it to Texas last week! We’ve done so much that this past week has felt like a day. We’re slowly getting the boxes unpacked and settling down.

Multiple Income Streams

Investing

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Financial Independence

Leaving a Legacy: A Letter to My Most Regretful Self

Leaving a Legacy: A Letter to My Most Regretful Self

Here is a letter to my most regretful self. What I wrote soon after hearing about my father taking his own life one year ago from today. Dear Scott,  You did it. You made it to the end of your life. Did you accomplish everything that you had hoped to? I'm...

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