15 Things You Can Stop Buying Now To Save Money

Read below for 15 things you can easily cut out of your life to save money!

15 things you can stop buying now to save up money!

Below are 15 things you can cut out of your life to save a significant amount of money.  I will admit, there are several things I do splurge on – such as organic apples – but for the most part, our shopping habits cut out much of the fluff so we can continue moving closer to our financial goals.  By creating good buying habits, you will start to devalue the overpriced items you once bought! Continue reading “15 Things You Can Stop Buying Now To Save Money”

David Is Worried About Eating… What Is Your Biggest Worry?

Poor people in other countries are praying for what we take for granted.

Someone else is praying for the basic things we take for granted…

This post today is a bit personal for me and something I care deeply about.  Let me introduce you to a friend of mine.  His name is David Jatta and he lives in The Gambia.  The Gambia is the smallest country in the mainland of Africa and 48% of the population lives in poverty.  I recently asked David if I could share his story and he graciously agreed.

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The Debt Payoff Playbook

Find out how to pay off your debt fast!

Paying off debt and building a future you can live off of is the primary focus of this blog. We are not talking about merely surviving in our golden years, but actually thriving! Unfortunately, the world is not geared towards helping you thrive in retirement.

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59% of American’s Are Making This HUGE Financial Mistake!

Find out what money mistake the majority of Americans are making!Can you guess what it is?  If you guessed 59% do not have a monthly budget – you would be right!  Wait! Wait! Keep reading!  I promise this isn’t another boring budget article stating random statistics about why you should budget.  Let’s go over the common misconceptions of a budget to create a believer out of you.  It won’t hurt – I promise. Continue reading “59% of American’s Are Making This HUGE Financial Mistake!”

Stock Market Basics

Check out these need to know stock market basics!The stock market can be confusing, especially when there is so much misinformation out there. In a future post, I will talk more about the different investment strategies and types of mutual funds, but we must first talk about the basics. What exactly is the stock market?

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6 Reasons Why You Need A Side Hustle

Check out the 6 top reasons you need a side hustle!The best way to predict the future is to create it – Abraham Lincoln

There are many reasons you may need a side hustle to meet your financial goals. Side hustles are a great way to meet your financial goals in a much more efficient and timely manner while saving for those things you need and want.

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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage ASAP?

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The Perpetuated Myth

  • Don’t pay your mortgage off early, you need your mortgage for a tax write off!

How many times have you heard that you should not pay your home mortgage off because you won’t be able to write off the interest on your yearly taxes? Maybe you’re one of those people who have said this. If so, let’s do some simple math to prove or disprove the validity of this statement.

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How Frys Pickup (formally Click List) Saves Me Money

I used Kroger and Fry's Click List and found it saved me a bunch of money!

So I will admit, my wife is the one who started using Frys Pickup after much push back from me. If you’re not familiar with Frys Pickup, it is a program that Fry’s Food and Drug (Kroger) started at their retail stores. In essence, you go online and place items into your virtual shopping cart that are found in store. Continue reading “How Frys Pickup (formally Click List) Saves Me Money”

When It Pays To Use Credit Cards

Find out how to make the credit card companies pay you!

Credit cards can be a great tool for earning rewards and cash back if used properly.  Unfortunately, according to NerdWallet.com, the average household that’s carrying credit card debt has a balance of $15,482.¹ Continue reading “When It Pays To Use Credit Cards”