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How Soon Can You Reach Your Personal FIRE Point?

FIRE, the acronym for Financial Independence, Retire Early, connects with many people’s dream of “firing” their boss. Do you know how long it’ll be...
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Here are the states whose residents are really best at managing their money

As recently reported by CreditCards.com, the state whose residents are best at managing their money is South Dakota, followed by Montana and a three-way...

5 seasonal job ideas to earn extra cash for the holidays

Whether you’re a holiday purist who loathes the fact that Christmas displays start popping up even before Sweetest Day, or if you’re one of...
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How to retire in 10 Years while making less than $100,000 per year

The most popular article I’ve ever written was titled “Want to retire in 10 years? Here is what you need to do”. I don’t...
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Side hustles can unlock your budget

As I’ve talked about many times in the past, nearly every problem in personal finance can be solved by pulling one of the two...
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The essential art of including ‘fun money’ in your monthly budget

Many monthly budgets look something like this: Rent - $X Utilities - $X Insurance - $X Transportation - $X Food - $X Debt repayment...

You’re probably using your HSA all wrong

I know I was. If you have a Health Savings Account ("HSA"), then hopefully you already know the basics: It's not use it or lose...
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Turn your biggest expenses into cash flow

The big 3 Housing, transportation, and food account for more than 60% of the average household budget. That is why whenever I talk about budgeting, I...
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10 simple steps to ace your holiday shopping

You’re on a small boat in a wide river. The water moves calmly, almost majestically downstream. All around you are other people, each in...

The importance of side hustles

Side hustles, are becoming more and more popular, especially within the past few years. The internet has made finding a flexible part-time job easier...