Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Break, and of course New Years will wrap up our 2019 year. It's all so exciting, most people probably won't get anything done at work this week (I know I'm already in vacation mode).... Continue Reading →
The Affordability of Things is Keeping You Broke
Let's admit it, life is expensive as hell. Somehow it seems to get more and more expensive as we grow older. As our incomes go up, so do our expenses. We tend to justify new and exciting purchases based on that concept. The only troubling part about that concept is, even after our incomes go... Continue Reading →
You’ve Said This Out Loud, and Probably Didn’t Think Twice About It.
Budgeting is an important part of managing your finances. It is the ultimate groundwork to becoming financially independent and financially literate. If you don't build a solid ground floor to your house, chances are it will all come crashing down. The same is true with budgeting. Creating a budget is creating the ground floor to... Continue Reading →
Hey Man, What’s the Plan?
Do you consider yourself a planner? Are you organized and take satisfaction from knowing everything has its place, its purpose, and inherent value? Usually these types of people tend to be the most successful. They take notes on their daily lives, organize their documents in an easy-to-access fashion, and create to-do lists before they start... Continue Reading →