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

Mastering Your Credit Score

Look, Jim. Can I call you, Jim? We’ve got to talk. We’ve been seeing each other for months and I think we both know this isn’t going to work out. I’m swamped at work and you’re clearly a stuffed animal. We come from two very different backgrounds. Here I am with an excellent credit score … Continue reading Mastering Your Credit Score

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

How to Buy a Used Car

Summer is finally here! See the baby squirrel running from tree to tree. Watch the majestic flora as they turn from an ugly sludge brown to a brilliant green. Laugh as allergy sufferers cough, wheeze, and throw on their hazmat suits as they were fooled into thinking that spring was the only poor time to … Continue reading How to Buy a Used Car