I’m a firm believer that just because you’re trying to get out of debt, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. And
The average American household spends $600 per month on food, and it’s the third-largest budget category for most people. While everyone has to eat, …
Now, it is no surprise that most rich people are reviewing their goals and making goals. Author Thomas Corley, Rich Habits, found that 62% of all rich people not just set goals but they review them every single day. When is the last time you reviewed your goals?
Marriage (or any long-term relationship) is difficult enough on its own. By removing money as a possible point of contention, we feel like we have a stronger baseline partnership.
We didn’t see the signs of the coming crisis. No one did. We were just a young family, busy living our lives.
You may have heard of the pink tax, but women also face unique financial challenges when it comes to beauty standards, family planning, and …
I’m going to argue that your natural spending habits are actually a pretty minor factor in whether your relationship will be successful. If a couple has one person that’s a spender and one person that’s a saver, it can actually be beneficial to both parties.
It’s a little ironic that the very season that is meant to bring us joy is often accompanied by stress, worry, and anxiety, isn’t it?
That doesn’t have to be the case, though.
It’s so clear how these principles can affect an entire generation of African Americans. We consider the wealth gap to be a crisis, and we’ve seen firsthand how transparency around money has changed our marriage for the better, and improved our financial outlook. And raising a son in a debt-free household changes the way that we parent, it changes the choices that are available to us.
Most young couples that I know are at least intrigued by the possibility of living a single-income lifestyle. Many of them feel that it just can’t be done with the cost of living, payments, education etc. and so they just accept the way that things are. This post is written as an encouragement to anybody who is considering becoming a one-income family.
How do you raise successful kids? Teach them to delay gratification. Have them develop willpower. Build their “no” muscle.
Over 44 million people in the United States have student loan debt. If you’re paying off student loans, we’re right there with you! These …
I’m going to educate you on the cold hard facts about why planning to work into your late 60’s or 70’s will not work – and what you can do about it.
Forget the numbers, forget the idea that you NEED more or NEED less for that matter. Step back and look at what’s important to you, TALK to your partner, and make a decision based on your values, goals and financial plan
Your dedication and thoughtfulness will pay off. You won’t be among the 47% of people who can’t handle a $400 emergency. And when the right spending opportunity comes along at the right time, you’ll be able to make a well-informed, guilt-free purchase that fits perfectly within your budget.