Money Management

Our Podcast is Launching Next Week!

January 26, 2016
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Hey guys! Just a quick shout that our new podcast – M.O.N.E.Y. – is launching next Monday, Feb 1st! It only took us 10 months! Haha… I’ve partnered up with one of my favorite personal finance bloggers (and entrepreneurs!) Paula Pant from AffordAnything.com, and we really think we have a good show for you. Or at least one that will hopefully entertain you :) [UPDATE: […]

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How To Get Rich, According to Mark Cuban

January 13, 2016
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In 2008, billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban wrote a post on how to get rich. In 2011, this same billionaire re-posted it again as the economy continued to go south. That same year Business Insider syndicated it, a handful of other major media ran with it, and then the highly regarded financial outlet, Budgets Are Sexy, smartly covered it too ;) As I sit here in […]

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7 (Awesome) Perks Money Buys You

January 11, 2016
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You might be surprised to hear this, but I did not win the $900 million jackpot on Saturday (now up to $1.3 BILLION btw – wow). I have, however, won earned almost half a million over the course of my lifetime, and with it comes a number of perks similar to that of winning the lottery :) Here’s a handful of them, for all those […]

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“YNAB Completely Changed Our Financial Life”

January 6, 2016
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Hey guys! I am SO excited to share this article with y’all today because I haven’t done a good job writing about YNAB myself (You Need A Budget) and that’s just crazy cuz this is a budgeting site!! And I love what they’re doing over there! So please welcome my boy Vic from DadIsCheap.com today who shares his story on how it’s completely changed his […]

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My Top 10 *Favorite* Blog Posts of 2015

December 30, 2015
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What up, what up! I hope you really like my site because I’m about to drop another Top 10 list at your feet today ;) But at least it’s not the Worst Posts of 2015! That would keep you busy until at least the start of 2017 – hah. Unlike the last list of the most popular articles from the year based on page views, […]

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What I’ve Learned After 5 Years of Self-Employment

December 14, 2015
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5 years ago almost exactly I got laid off and officially became a full-time blogger. I remember it like it was yesterday because things like that completely change your life. It also completely changes your mindset, so I thought it would be fun to share some of the ways the old me thought about life/money/business vs. the current me :) You know, cuz I’m so […]

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6 Areas of Finance I Hate Dealing With

December 7, 2015
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You might think I love everything about money as a finance blogger, but I wouldn’t bet the house on it as you’d be wrong :) (Though I do know of a house for sale if you end up losing it!) Today I thought I’d share some of the areas I hate just to let you know you’re not alone. It doesn’t mean I don’t pay […]

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Can You Pass This [Global] Financial Literacy Test?

December 4, 2015
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Happy Friday! Came across another financial literacy test and of course had to take it ;) This one comes from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services’ Global Financial Literacy Survey which I caught off Bloomberg.com because I’m reading fancy pants news sites now (hah – not really, I only go there if my favorite newsletters send me :)) Here’s the test – see how you do! […]

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The Last Day My Mom Will Ever Work :)

November 30, 2015
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Six months ago my mother got a notice from her work that they’re offering early retirement packages. She’d always just assumed she’d retire at 65 since that’s when people retire, but out of curiosity she ran it by her financial adviser who told her she could have retired a while ago and to start reading more financial blogs ;) The next day she put in […]

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