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Life Lessons from 6 Famous Failures

6 lessons from famous failures

Have you ever met a successful person who did not encounter some failures along the way? I know I haven’t … it seems that failure is inextricably blended into the pathway toward success. Fortunately for us, some very famous people have traveled this path. What can we learn from these “famous failures”?

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Why Money Doesn’t Solve Most Money Problems

why money doesn't solve money problems

I mean if you were making what your boss is making, it will not fix your financial squeeze. There is a famous principle that expenses rise to meet income, so if you are having a hard time paying your bills or making a dent in your mountain of debt money is NOT your answer.

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70+ Budget Categories (Your Shortcut To Budgeting Success)

In order to have an effective budget, you’re going to need some basic personal budget categories to start. Determining your budget categories isn’t always easy, especially if you’ve never made a budget before. Start your budget off right . . . here are some of the best budgeting categories to set you off on the right foot.

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5 Things To Do When Asking For A Raise

5 things to do when asking your boss for a raise

If you feel you deserve a raise, there are a few steps you can take that will increase the chances of a favorable outcome.

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5 money-making websites that have an A+ rating with the BBB

I decided to do some research and find all the LEGIT money-making websites out there as proved by the BBB (Better Business Bureau). While there are a lot of scammy ones out there, these 5 all have an A+ rating with the BBB - a feat that is not easy to accomplish!

Since we have written a handful of articles about ways to make money, and some include a variety of money-making websites, readers are often concerned about avoiding the scams. I will first tell you that I have investigated every one of these websites that we link to and have tried out almost every one myself. Obviously the […]

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10 Things Every Parent Should Tell Their Kids (and Themselves)

These are 10 important things we should be telling our children - and even ourselves -

Because the world encourages us to seek success so diligently, we almost need to have an entirely different mindset in order to find happiness. Along that line, here are several things every parent should tell their kids – and themselves – about how to find true happiness in life – even if financial success never comes your way.

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How Cars Affect your Financial Freedom

How your car dramatically affects your financial freedom...

I had a revelation about cars that has caused me to not really care what mine looks like. It’s not that I don’t want a really fast car, it is just that there is something I want a bit more: financial freedom.

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10 Free Household Budget Spreadsheets for 2018

A bunch of free budgeting spreadsheets available to download

Someone asked me to share my favorite free household or personal budgeting spreadsheets… Each one of these budgeting templates are free… If you use OpenOffice (basically a free version of Microsoft Office)…

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7 Reasons You Should Review Your Life Insurance Policy

7 Reasons You Should Review Your Life Insurance policy

Figuring that you never have to review your insurance needs is one of the most common misconceptions about life insurance! But, if you don’t review your plan annually – or, for that matter, don’t have a financial plan – here are some guidelines to know when you should review your life insurance.

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How to finally get started with your business idea

Have you been dreaming of starting a business? Check this out to get a little help to finally get it started!

I remember sitting in my cubicle, with cloth walls surrounding me – or should I say caving in on me – with the sterile glow of a fluorescent light above my head. I had to stand up and look 50 yards in either direction just to catch a glimpse of sunlight. I still remember the […]

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How to become richer than Rockefeller

What you can do today to become richer than John D Rockefeller

So if we think of “wealth” in terms of amenities and luxuries rather than the number on our bank statement, I would say we are doing pretty good.

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How To Use Evernote: 21 Creative Uses

21 creative uses for #Evernote

Evernote is free desktop download that works like a large reference file. I like to call it my “external brain.” What is great about this application is that you can store documents, photos, and webpages all in the same place. Everything is keyword searchable. What is really cool is that any text that appears in your photos is also keyword searchable inside Evernote. If you are new to Evernote, here is a list of 21 ways how you can use Evernote to get you better organized this year:

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Dear Friend/MLM Member: Please Don’t Do This

Dear Friend/MLM Member: Please Don’t Do This...

For the purposes of the article I am defining Multi-level Marketing as any business that has a downline. Meaning members earn a percentage of the earnings of those they recruit.  I currently have family members in MLMs, some friends in MLMs, have been recruited by Primerica and many others, and my wife even sold Stella and […]

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Medi-Share Review: A Christian Health Insurance Alternative

I have now been using Medi-Share (the Christian health insurance alternative) for over 4 years and can point out the pros and cons of using them in lieu of health insurance. I won't get into all the details here, but I will say that my family saves hundreds of dollars over traditional health insurance . . .

Medi-Share is a christian health insurance alternative that actually is a lot cheaper than traditional health insurance… here are the pros and cons…

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