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
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
Tis the season, The holidays are always a time for reflection. As for me, I like to take this time of the year to review a career road map I have documented. One specific quote I read a while ago has stuck in my brain as I think about all that will be pursued throughout … Continue reading Retire Early with the 4% rule!
Gobble, gobble everyone! It's Thanksgiving time. As a frugal geek, it's only natural that I would love a holiday geared towards contentment. In addition, I am purposely making extra food to freeze throughout the week. I will also save all the turkey broth I can and freeze it for amazing soups in the following months. … Continue reading A lesson on contentment
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
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?
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.
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
Hello Everyone, Today's writing will be about gold. More importantly, is gold a wise investment alternative? Instead of just writing about gold's performance, I am also going to dabble in a little speculation. This can be a risky subject because I am going to make a prediction based on history. My prediction is strictly for … Continue reading Should I invest in Gold?
Hello everyone, This is an exciting time! It's my honor to be able to share this with you here today, the post below is a small excerpt from my upcoming book. I have a short one today. But this is a good post to read, sit and think about. For those of you who don't … Continue reading Kill your Mortgage tax deduction and become rich!