Manual labor and wealth generation are buddies

Hello everyone, welcome to another entry in my Frugal Grit series where I review hardcore penny pinching stories that contribute to a sustainable lifestyle. This topic is not for the faint of heart, but if you'd like to start at the beginning, click here. You've been warned. 🙂 I have a short one for you … Continue reading Manual labor and wealth generation are buddies

2017 Reflections and hedonic adaption

So we have a new year everyone! Time for unrealistic goals that have no specific action plan or accountability backed behind them. Then, we all extort valuable energy into a direction with no clearly defined path for about 30 days and wonder why 92% of people fail new year resolution goals. Well now, please don't … Continue reading 2017 Reflections and hedonic adaption

Health Update: How Frugality and Veggies can save your life

Welcome to another entry in my Frugal Grit series. Caution: hardcore behavior change ahead. Well, better late than never. Hello, I am finally back with my health report update. Just in case you're new, back in June I posted some very grim cholesterol results. Now, don't be mistaken, this is a frugal blog, not a … Continue reading Health Update: How Frugality and Veggies can save your life

House Update: The home is complete! How much money did I spend?

Well it's done! The home is finally fixed my family is all moved in! So for today's post, I am going to share my experiences buying and fixing up a repossessed property. But first, if you are new to this blog, you can start here from the beginning of this Real Estate investing journey. There were … Continue reading House Update: The home is complete! How much money did I spend?

Active Income vs Passive Income | They are not the same.

I remember it just like it was yesterday. It was on a hot summer day many years ago and a 14-year-old Joey traded 5 hours of back-breaking labor-intensive yard work for about $90 of cold hard cash. This newly obtained wealth was glorious. A little suburban yard work was always a piece of cake for … Continue reading Active Income vs Passive Income | They are not the same.

Equifax Hack: How To Protect yourself from the three headed dragon

Greetings my financial cave dwellers. Today we tell a tale of a three-headed Dragon so deeply entrenched in our personal data we aren't even aware that we are being spied on without our consent. Yes, unlike the temptations of American consumerism, this fleecing of our personal data starts when we enter the world. The recent … Continue reading Equifax Hack: How To Protect yourself from the three headed dragon