How and why we decided to purchase our home without a mortgage and all in cash
We bought our condo in cash for around $600,000 Why? The main reason is because we could but other factors came into play as well. Here are a few of my thoughts on the whole proce
My Story of How I Grew my Net Worth – Part I – First $500K
Disclaimer: It is unusual, and even unrealistic so please don’t think that this is the norm. I just thought it would be interesting to share how it happened and Tim’s s
Buying versus Renting versus Mortgaging
So here are all my numbers. The place I end up buying will be a condo, which means I need to pay taxes and condo fees in lieu of rent. WAIT, WHAT? DOESN’T BUYING A HOME MEA
Budgeting Help: How a family can plan and save for traveling
A great reader request came in to ask me how we plan and save for traveling as a family, particularly one in debt and trying to save, get out of debt and still enjoy life. DO NOT F
How much debt is too much debt?
Where do you draw the line?
How do I figure out that balance of debt or retirement savings?
Some guidelines and rules...
Try being a little pessimistic for a change
Most people are pretty optimistic, happy folks. Or at least, they try to be. When you make a lot of money, the world is all sunshine and rainbows, things never look or feel
The 5 Step Plan To Budgeting and Getting Out of Debt for Beginners
You don't have to live like this. Get out of debt today.
The Credit Card Lesson of the Day: Keep your receipts!
So I think I may have mentioned this some time before, but my unusual-but-effective way of paying my credit cards each time I pay with it goes a little something like this: Buy som
How I got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months by the age of 25
I am still getting questions about how I got out of $60,000 debt at the age of 25 in only 18 months (a year and a half), so here it is. 1. I MADE A GOOD SALARY IMMEDIATELY Low inco