Exercise Your Attitude Adjustment

Exercise Your Attitude Adjustment

  Have you ever run a marathon or trained for any other kind of endurance event? The saying goes, “Running is 90% mental and the rest is physical”. I’m living proof of how true this is – let me tell you a story to explain why…   Several years ago my...
Tips for Teaching your Child About Money

Tips for Teaching your Child About Money

  The greatest legacy any parent can leave a child is the ability to manage money responsibly. Sadly, if the debt statistics in America are any indication, most of us are not learning this valuable lesson from our parents. It doesn’t have to be this way! Here are...
Money Saving Travel Tips

Money Saving Travel Tips

  The old saying about, “all work and no play” is certainly true in this day and age. Every once in awhile we need to take a break from our routines and let off a little steam. Going on a nice vacation does not have to cost a fortune but to save money it takes a...
Saving Money when Planning a Wedding

Saving Money when Planning a Wedding

  In 2017, the average cost of a wedding in America was just over $25,000. This is just for the wedding – add the honeymoon to the mix and you’re talking some serious cash. Fortunately, there are less expensive options available than a sit down dinner that...
April 15 – Tax Day

April 15 – Tax Day

  It’s April 15 – otherwise known here in America as Tax Day. Today is the deadline for filing your tax return with the Internal Revenue Service. I sincerely hope everyone is done with their taxes by the time you read this but, if not, it’s time to file an...
Good Things Come to Those Who Plan

Good Things Come to Those Who Plan

  I remember when I was about 15 years old, I wanted a new bicycle. Not just any bicycle, mind you, but a Sears Easy Spirit 10 speed – the boys version with the ram horn handlebars. I wish I still had that bike because it was SWEET! It was a beautiful blue...
What’s Your Net Worth?

What’s Your Net Worth?

  What are YOU worth? While worth can be measured in any number of ways, the worth I’m referring to is your Net Worth.     Definition of Net Worth     Net worth is a key indicator of how you are doing financially. In a nutshell, net worth is...
Midlife Bloggers Q&A Roundtable

Midlife Bloggers Q&A Roundtable

  I recently asked a question in a Facebook group dedicated to midlife bloggers – “If you could get one question answered right now as it relates to personal finance, what would you ask?” I got some great responses so, without further ado, here’s the...
My Debt Free Journey – One Year Later

My Debt Free Journey – One Year Later

  It’s been roughly a year since my Debt Free Journey started in earnest. Here’s a progress report on how it’s going one year later…     I Fired My Housekeeper     The first thing to go was my housekeeper. I still get a little embarrassed even...

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