3 Reasons to Use Credit Cards

3 Reasons to Use Credit Cards

Credit cards. They are truly one of the easiest and worst ways to accumulate debt. Far too readily accessed, and with exorbitantly high interest rates, they are a recipe for financial disaster when placed in the wrong hands. As it turns out, the wrong hands equates to almost half the US population. 2017 stats show [...]

Why Social Media Can Make You Poor (and Unhappy)

Why Social Media Can Make You Poor (and Unhappy)

Who isn't on social media these days? Its all well and good if social media is bringing us value and enriching our lives, but for many it's doing exactly the opposite. While social media can be an excellent tool and unbeatable resource, its also the perfect forum for people to present a carefully tailored and [...]

3 Common Financial Mistakes That Can Cost You Big

3 Common Financial Mistakes That Can Cost You Big

Last week we talked about the 3 biggest financial mistakes that Mike and I have made over the years. This week I want to focus on 3 financial pitfalls that a lot of people fall prey to. If you read both posts and can manage to avoid all 6 mistakes, you'll be way ahead of [...]

Our 3 Biggest Mistakes

Our 3 Biggest Mistakes

Someone posted a comment the other day asking about our biggest accomplishments and our most impressive failures. Rather than trying to respond in a brief comment, I thought it was worthy of a post. Our biggest accomplishment is an obvious one. Definitely our two boys. Those two little monkeys are truly the best things in [...]

Save Thousands By Never Paying Bank Fees

Save Thousands By Never Paying Bank Fees

It's often the small expenses in life that seem to make our money just disappear. They tend to leave us wondering where exactly our money has gone? A few dollars here and there certainly doesn't make or break the budget, so we give less and less consideration to those small expenditures. They don't seem as [...]