Monday Rant #5 – Lesson Learned Co-Signing for a Car Loan

co signing for a car loan

If you’re thinking about co-signing on a loan for a friend or family member, maybe you should reconsider. I know we all want to help out our friends and family. But, I am going to share a story with you about my experience with co-signing. It cost me about $3,000…ouch! Before we get started there is […]

[Guest Post] Freedom Fighter Interview #14 – Hannah

Freedom Fighter Interview 14

Today we have the 14th in a series of interviews. Our guest is Hannah of  Unplanned Finance. Hannah is a mom, wife, business intelligence consultant, and aspiring entrepreneur. In fact she has aspirations to build a business that produces $1 Billion a year in revenues. Now I will turn it over to Hannah… 1) Who are you and what […]

Saving 50% of After-Tax Income – The Rule That Now Governs Our Financial Life

50% Savings Rate

This blog has proved to be a great source of accountability, for both my wife and me. There is something about laying it all out in the public (or “on the line” ) that creates a sense of duty and motivation to deliver positive financial results. Even my wife, who is only a passive reader of the blog, […]

[Guest Post] Freedom Fighter Interview #13 – Michael Melissinos

Today we have the 13th in a series of interviews. Our guest is Michael Melissinos of  Melissinos trading. Micheal went to work on Wall Street after he graduated college to pursue his passion for trading. He quickly realized that Wall Street proper was not the right place for him to achieve the vision he had for […]

[Book Review] – The Dip by Seth Godin

The Dip

I recently finished reading Seth Godin’s book, The Dip, for the 2nd time. It is a short book that teaches you when to quit and when to lean in. Seth makes the argument that strategic quitting is a huge part of success. The problem is that most people don’t know how to quit properly or […]

[Review] Personal Capital is AWESOME & FREE – Here’s Why

Personal Capital Review

As many of you know, I go through the exercise of producing a detailed monthly financial report each and every month on this blog. In order to provide an up to date report I have to access a number of accounts: Two Checking Accounts Two Savings Accounts Two Mortgages Four retirement accounts (one 401K, two […]

[Guest Post] Freedom Fighter Interview #12 – Even Steven Money

Financial Freedom

Today we have the 12th in a series of interviews. During this series we will be show casing other Freedom Fighters from around the world. I am excited to introduce you to our twelfth guest, Even Steven Money. Read Steven’s awesome story below. And if you would like to be featured in the Freedom Fighter interview series then be sure […]

July 2015 Content Curation

July 2015 Content Curation

“The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.” – Sir Henry Taylor Books|Blogs|Videos|Podcasts This monthly series is my attempt to curate the web for you. I probably consume more content than one person should, but I am kind of a knowledge junkie. I don’t just […]

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