As my good friend Benjamin Franklin once said, “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” We’re rapidly approaching April 15 and tax time is upon us. Nope, this isn’t a life insurance post. Although
Sometimes when you make a bunch of bad money decisions you’re forced into doing some pretty crazy things to earn money. For instance, I saw this luxury car the other day out delivering sandwiches and couldn’t help but think that this poor guy is working nights and weekends earning $2.50/hour + tips so he can
It’s interesting that the internet allows us to create a “perfect profile” of what we really wish our lives were like. We can craft the perfect stories. We can edit out the bad parts. We can take 18 “selfies” until we get the perfect one before posting. If I were half the man in real
I love stuff. By nature I’m a spender. After we nearly went bankrupt I learned that planning was an important tool in managing my finances better. So now I just plan all of my spending for stuff. It’s so bad that I actually have an excel spreadsheet saved on my computer listing out thousands of
I don’t know if there is a more polarizing team in sports. Love them, hate them, love to hate them, or hate to love them, the Dallas Cowboys are of course Americas team. And over the past 25 years they’ve been under the reign of outspoken owner and general manager Jerry Jones. Yesterday was actually
Are you ready for it? Quit spending everything you make. It can’t be that hard… SNL figured it out. And if you don’t think they’re right, there’s always this website: www.whyyourepoor.com What do you think? Is it this easy? Tell me in the comments below.
It shouldn’t take a masters degree in finance to understand how to relate with money. I think we often bury our heads in the sand when something seems too difficult to comprehend. We hear phrases like dividends and algorithms and other big fancy financial terms and we just give up. Sometimes it seems the only
I think it’s important that we take a look at money and how it works and that we learn tips and tools and tricks to get better. But ultimately there is a reason you want to get better with your money. There is a passion you have. A hope… A dream. There’s something awesome that