I joined a gym.

December 2, 2014

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. I’ve always scoffed at the idea of joining a gym. All too often people join their local gym with the best of intentions only to find themselves, six months later, realizing they haven’t been to the gym for six months. HA! You wouldn’t pay for cable if you didn’t […]

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What’s your square footage?

November 25, 2014

After spending some time in a bunch of European countries and South Korea, it’s interesting (and kind of depressing) to think about how big American homes are. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some 3,000 square feet of space, but when you’re in Korea and a family of five lives in a 1,200 square foot […]

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Why make things easy, when you can make them complicated?

November 17, 2014

Let’s get right to the point today shall we? I go out of my way to ensure my personal finances are significantly more complicated than they should be. In fact, I’d even go as far as to say that I sleep better at night because of it. No, I haven’t lost all my marbles, I […]

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How did we make it this far?

November 6, 2014

 Was at a group meeting a few months back and an older gentleman shared an email he received from a friend. The email read…. How Did We Make It this Far? Looking back, it’s hard to believe that we have lived as long as we have… As children, we would ride in cars with no […]

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Mortgages and Medicine.

October 29, 2014

Unless you are the dumbest person in the world, you probably have realized I’m not the biggest fan of debt. I think it’s pretty stupid and unlike most PF bloggers, I don’t believe “good debt” exists. Although I’m a pretty avid debt puncher, I do compromise on two issues… Home If you didn’t already know, houses are […]

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When did that happen?

October 21, 2014

Sometimes I think to myself “I can’t believe I’m a grown up!”. I don’t feel old. I don’t look old, and I sure as h-e-double-hockey-sticks don’t act old. I use to think “old” was an age, but I’m quickly learning it’s a lifestyle. I remember being bored to death when my parents would watch political […]

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You might be wealthy, but are you free?

October 15, 2014

You ever read a blog post that went something like this… You might want to think twice before you buy that scooter. It would set you back $3,000, and will likely only provide you entertainment for a handful of years. What if you invested that money instead?  If you put $2,000 in to a Roth IRA […]

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