This week I have a guest post written by Andy Kearns. Andy Kearns is a Content Analyst for LendEDU and works to produce personal finance content to help educate consumers across the globe. When he’s not writing, you can find Andy cheering on the new and improved Lakers, or somewhere on a beach. Knowing how […]
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Generally speaking, for the average American, our housing and cars are the biggest monthly expenses we have. A majority of people base rent/mortgage and car payments off of their gross salaries. I personally don’t think that’s the best way to go about planning your lifestyle. I know apartment complexes and mortgage lenders typically use gross […]
It’s been over a year since I made my last car payment. The feeling of not having to owe anybody was worth the temporary struggle. When I started my journey into becoming debt free I thought it would never end. Every month logging into my Ally auto loan account and looking at the amount I […]
I recently finished the Total Money Makeover by personal finance guru Dave Ramsey. It was a great read and I thoroughly enjoyed. There are certain personal finance concepts Dave teaches that transforms people’s lives. He uses 7 baby steps to lead people towards financial peace. 7 out of 10 Americans are currently living paycheck to […]
Don’t take life too seriously. I personally struggle with this all the time. I sometimes become obsessive when it comes to accomplishing financial and personal goals. Constantly putting too much pressure on myself and worrying if I’m saving enough for retirement or savings goals. This stress is not good for my personal health and for […]
The last month in 2017 was a difficult one for me. Just when everything was going smoothly in life the unthinkable happened. It was a rainy Wednesday evening and I was on my way to Moe’s restaurant. I pulled up in the parking lot and for some reason I tried to go around the Dunkin […]
A wise man once said “There will always be haters that’s the way it is hater ‘dudes’ marry hater ‘chics’ and have hater kids” ~Kanye West. Of course, I changed the lyrics because this is a family blog, but you get the point. Haters gonna hate that is just life. Some people have been hating […]
My girlfriend and I welcomed a new baby boy this past summer and he’s been such a true blessing into our lives. As soon as we found out we were expecting we opened up a joint 360 checking and savings account with Capital One. With Capital One 360 you can easily create accounts and use […]
This is a guest post by Patty Moore, a new blogger who writes about personal finance, careers, and family at WorkingMotherLife.com. Patty can also be found on Twitter @WorkMomLife! After chipping away at your mortgage, credit card bills, or loans for a few years, it is likely that you’ve noticed just how big of a […]
“Yeah right” “Yeah right”, “Get Outta Here”, “Stop Lying”, I know what you’re thinking as you opened this blog post and read that headline. Millionaires live lavishly in huge mansions, drive expensive cars and eat at fancy restaurants every night. Growing up watching MTV Cribs and seeing how celebrities and athletes lived I assumed every […]