Cheap Hobby: Fishing

What is it about being surrounded by nature that can be so incredibly relaxing? Is it the fresh scent of pine trees? Is it the sound of the birds as they wake up from their slumber? Or is it the sound of that familiar tune of the banjo coming from around those trees that reminds … Continue reading Cheap Hobby: Fishing

Optimizing Your Phone Bill

It’s been a long time and coming but we’ve finally reached the point where we have to talk about cell phones and our technological overlords who own the companies who shower them upon us. Whether you love them or hate them, these services appear to be here to stay. But with cell phone bills constantly … Continue reading Optimizing Your Phone Bill

5 Perfect Dollar Store Buys

Ever spend any time in your friendly neighborhood dollar store? If not, you might want to start. Beyond some of the more useless and clearly overstocked items (like that knock off fidget spinner that doesn’t spin), there are tons of perfectly bargain priced ones ready to be loaded into the back of your mom’s flashy … Continue reading 5 Perfect Dollar Store Buys

3 Insane Habits Cost You $7,800/Yr

I’m going to be honest with you; you’ve got a problem. And I’m not talking about your social issue of thinking it’s acceptable to nuke salmon in the workplace microwave. For that one, your co-workers will eventually forgive you (but I won’t). I’m talking about a few expensive habits that you’ve let continue for far … Continue reading 3 Insane Habits Cost You $7,800/Yr

Alternatives to Student Loans

Student loans; two of the worst words ever created in the English language. If I were to guess, assuming a poll was ever done for such a thing, they’d be near the top just underneath pyramid schemes and people who choose the seat right next to you in an empty movie theatre. They’re bad. Astronomically … Continue reading Alternatives to Student Loans

How to Get Better Gas Mileage

Every week that we keep breathing on this glorious planet we call home, we find ourselves with a mixed bag of good news and bad news. Some weeks are overflowing with unforeseen bonuses at work, finding cuddly lost puppies behind your house that imprint onto you, or meeting hyper-intelligent alien life from another universe that … Continue reading How to Get Better Gas Mileage

The #1 Wealth Building Rule

Only a few short years ago, my wife and I were broke (financially speaking!). Between two car loans, a handful of other consumer debts, and student loans, we were worth far less than a homeless man (again, financially speaking!) begging for loose change on the street corner. Fast forward to where we are today; we … Continue reading The #1 Wealth Building Rule