Coronavirus. A Brief Update on its Impact on my Life

Coronavirus has consumed our lives right now.  There hasn’t been much movement on my personal finances since my last update, so I figured I’d give a brief update on how this pandemic has impacted my life. Work I am thankfully still working.  Several of my … [Read More...]

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Building Wealth Is Easier Than You Think

Building wealth isn't exactly easy, but it definitely doesn't have to be hard either. It’s more about discipline and routine than intelligence. Intelligence and knowledge help once you get to the more advanced stages, but when you're starting out, all you … [Read More...]

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Is Being Wealthy Really Worth It?

The ancient pharaoh's of Egypt were certainly wealthy, but they are not doing too hot now. In modern times most people still want to be rich. Given that it is a pretty difficult task to go from poor to wealthy in a lifetime, we ask the question; is it … [Read More...]

Coronavirus. A Brief Update on its Impact on my Life

Coronavirus has consumed our lives right now.  There hasn’t been much movement on my personal finances since my last update, so I figured I’d give a brief update on how this pandemic has impacted my life. Work I am thankfully still working.  Several of my … [Read More]

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Top Causes of Poverty in the U.S.

Poverty in its most broad definition is a condition where people live without adequate amounts of basic necessities such as food, clothing, and housing. The U.S. Census describes that those living in poverty are individuals who have an income of less than $34 … [Read More]

Personal Financial Update, March 2020

March is here and with it some Spring-like weather today. As I sit and write this, the temperature touched close to 70 degrees where I live. There will no doubt be some more cold weather ahead before it is all said and done, but it is a nice relief today. It … [Read More]

Financing Home Improvement Projects Without Using Your Home’s Equity

If you are a homeowner or thinking about becoming one, then there may be some major projects or renovations that you’d like to do.  These could be expensive such as a kitchen or bathroom remodel or an addition.  If you are planning on financing such an … [Read More]

Personal Reflections FEB 2020

There hasn’t been much of a change in my debt since my last update.  So, as February draws to a close I thought I would take a break from the normal debt and asset updates and post up a few random thoughts and let you know what I’ve been up to this … [Read More]

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Overcoming Common Fears of Investing

Investing in the stock market can yield rewarding returns and help you secure a comfortable retirement.  But many are afraid to make the leap into this realm.  In fact, a recent survey conducted by GOBankingRates claims that 55% of Americans aren’t investing … [Read More]