Self-Discipline

Self-Discipline

As a parent of two, there is no trait I want to develop more in my kids than self-discipline. Where you find self-discipline, you find people who work hard, hold themselves accountable and problem solve without having their hand held. People who respect themselves, and therefore also respect others, and are able to delay gratification, [...]

Shift How You Think About Spending

Shift How You Think About Spending

Being intimately familiar with where your money is going is an integral building block to reaching Financial Freedom. But as important as it is, I know a lot of high income earners who have little to show for it and no ability to tell you where all their money is going. They just know that [...]

5 Financial Habits To Kick Off Your New Year

5 Financial Habits To Kick Off Your New Year

New Year's resolutions. Some people love them, some people hate them, but no matter what camp you fall under, it's hard to argue that the start of a brand new year is a great time to identify goals and implement new habits. Maybe you don't need to use the label of a resolution, but setting [...]

Finding Contentment In Retirement

Finding Contentment In Retirement

As 2017 comes to a close, and the prospect of a whole new year lies ahead, I find it's always an excellent opportunity to reflect on the many changes a year of life can bring. Looking back on 2017, I was struck with what a big year it has been for our little family. We [...]

Step 4: Live Below Your Means – Waaaay Below

Step 4: Live Below Your Means – Waaaay Below

Everyday you hear people talk about how we should all "live within our means". 95% of people don't do it. That's why household debt ratios are at an all time high. But if you want to pursue FF, even living within your means isn't going to cut it. You need to learn to live below [...]

Step 1: How do you measure YOUR wealth?

Step 1: How do you measure YOUR wealth?

There's a really important first step that so many people skip when talking about building wealth and attaining financial freedom. It's also one of the key reasons why we prefer the term financial freedom, rather than financial independence. Some people argue these two terms are interchangeable, but I believe there is a distinct difference that is often [...]