Money Management

8 Ways to More Minimalist Money

March 16, 2016
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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci The other day I got a note from one of my favorite minimalist bloggers out there – J. Becker from Becoming Minimalist. I was hoping it was a request to grab lunch or a beer, but it turned out to be the next best thing – an intro to a reporter looking for local minimalists to […]

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How Do You Compare to This “State of Spending” Report?

March 14, 2016
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Hey guys, welcome to a fresh week of saving money! Personal Capital just came out with their inaugural “State of Spending” report, and thought it would be fun to highlight some of their findings and see where we compare :) Because who doesn’t like doing that, right? For those not familiar with Personal Capital, they’re a FinTech company that helps people manage their money/investments better […]

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This Just In: Credit Card Debt is the Most Embarrassing Kind of Debt There Is

February 5, 2016
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I know what you’re thinking right now, “Credit card debt??? I had no idea! I thought medical debt – or at least student loans – would be the most embarrassing? I mean, who likes telling people they went to college??” I’m sorry to say though, friends, it’s true… A whole poll was commissioned on it and everything, and we now know for certain that people […]

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How to Make Money More Interesting

January 29, 2016
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You know how everyone says that we need more financial education in schools, and if we had that everyone would spend less and save more and live out the rest of their lives happily ever after? Well, I’m not a teacher, but if I were I would change the names of all courses from “how to manage your money” to “How to become a millionaire, […]

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Would You Take a Loan From Your Parents?

January 27, 2016
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Hypothetically, let’s say there’s this guy you know who just dropped $14,000 to get rid of his house so he can be mortgage-free, but due to this his cash reserves took a major hit and his wife is now worried there’s not enough padding for emergencies. And then let’s also suppose that this person’s parents called up and said – “Hey, wanna borrow $14,000 and […]

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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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