This post is a simple reminder that you do not have to give in to peer pressure and spending more money (aka give up your freedom) just to cave into cultural norms. The wedding industry is a giant thief of money. Oddly enough, the number one cause of divorce is financial arguments in some studies. … Continue reading Five year wedding anniversary reflection
Let me tell you about my friend Jed. But first, in case you are new here, I'll give you a little background. I grew up in rural Eastern North Carolina. I guess the plots and farms in my neck of the woods qualified as a town. But in reality, acreage of tobacco and pig farms … Continue reading Looks can be deceiving (Let me tell you about my friend named Jed)
Hello all, I was on the YouTube site browsing videos about money and I found a great video here. The host of the video did a great job explaining his story about financial mistakes made in the 20s. This inspired me to share my lessons learned from that decade. Now, I could probably write a … Continue reading Top 3 Financial Mistakes in my 20s
Hey All, Mentioned in the past, being a new parent has left me very little time for writing. But I can always do a podcast on my morning commute. Please enjoy the story below and let me know what you think. Enjoy!
Freedom, in any case, is only possible by constantly struggling for it. - Albert Einstein A few months ago I made a financial independence creed. And the very first bullet point I recommended was one should create a budget. Today, I am going to share with you how to create a budget on a rudimentary … Continue reading Liberation starts with a budget