You Need to Be Teachable

To Improve Your Finances, You Need to Be Teachable

There are experts everywhere. I believe anyone can learn anything they want, if they find the right teacher. I believe if you really want to change and to improve your finances, you need to be teachable! True change requires knowing that you don’t have all the answers. If I want to change, I need to find someone who can teach me what I need to know. If improving your finances is a high priority, it’s time to find experts to teach you how to change. Most People Aren’t Willing to […]

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Starting a Blog

The Reasons Why I Started a Blog

I’ve never considered myself to be a writer in any sense of the word and never in my wildest dreams did I think I would start a blog. I sometimes still can’t believe I created a website to write a brand new 1,000+ word post every week. But here I am, six months into my blogging adventure with dreams of turning this strange hobby into a legitimate side hustle, and eventually main hustle. It’s pretty crazy! I’m sure my Language Arts teachers would be shocked! I’m pretty sure they haven’t […]

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Talk Money Budgets with Friends and Family

How to Talk to Friends About Money Without Offending Them

In the four years my family has lived off a budget, our lives have been completely transformed. We paid off all of our student loans, started retirement funds, bought a house, and are now piling money into saving for emergencies, vacations, new cars, and home remodels. Above all else, the way we think about money and spending has drastically changed. In all of this amazing success and transformation we’ve experienced, we really want to share our story and help others experience the same joy and freedom we have! I think […]

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Tortoise and Hare Money Lessons

What the Tortoise and Hare Taught Me About Money

We are all familiar with the story of the tortoise and the hare. The tortoise is a long shot to win the race because he’s soooo slow, while the hare is the easy favorite with his quickness and speed. When the whistle blows, the hare sprints out of the gates and gets a huge lead over the slow, barely moving tortoise. It seems obvious that the hare will win, but we all know how it ends; the tortoise somehow, through insurmountable odds finds a way to win. I think there […]

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Colosseum Rome Financial Lessons

What Can the Roman Empire and Michael Jordan Teach Us About Finances?

It’s safe to say that most people have heard the phrase, “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” It’s pretty obvious. The Ancient Roman Empire was colossal! It stretched all across Europe, even into the present day United Kingdom. It took years, even decades for the Roman Empire to spread its culture and influence to so many people. Yes they conquered those people and ruled over them with an iron fist, but my point is, it was a long process (I really do love referencing my nerdy history background!). The same […]

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