Before you close out of this article for fear of dying from boredom or finance jargon, don’t forget your goals. Freedom to travel, wake up at noon, adopt more dogs. Whatever they are, always keep them in focus. Good, let us continue. You may be unaware of the differences between ETF’s, mutual funds, and… Read More ETFs, Mutual Funds, and Index Funds
“Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future.” Did you just cringed thinking about your future? I will admit when I first heard that quote I did. It’s not that I have bad friends. It was more that I didn’t feel some of my friends felt driven to succeed like I do. Granted, there… Read More “Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future.”
Debt is usually not a topic many people want to think about. The thing is, many of us don’t even understand our expenses to see how we got into debt in the first place. So this post is going to discuss the different types of expenses, and which one you need to focus on when… Read More Understanding your debt
No it’s not b*tch. It’s budgeting! This word is usually disliked by most people who are trying to get there financial life together because of what they perceive it to mean. Classic budgeting advice is to cut out Starbucks, become a monk on the weekends, and drive the cheapest car that will keep running for… Read More The B word.
Before I start listing out expenses, let me state that I own a dog and he is one of the best decisions I ever made. This post is more of a “heads up” for anyone considering bringing a dog into their home. Yes, this post is only about dogs because I don’t (currently) have any… Read More Will a dog fit into your financial lifestyle?
Oh you didn’t know they were different? Rest assured, neither did I at first. There are two main parts to credit, the credit score and credit report. Your credit score is a 3 digit number that serves as snapshot to your “credit worthiness”. The FICO score is usually the one used by lenders, and the… Read More Credit Score vs Credit Report
Since I am currently out west skiing, I figured I would dedicated this article to how I manage to travel while staying on my path to financial freedom. One of my passions is travelling, but as I have yet to amass enough wealth to travel in luxury, I have become good at finding deals. I… Read More Savvy Flight Searches
Have you ever thought about that question? Did you answer it truthfully? Wanting to be rich is way more than owning fast cars and wearing luxury watches. You need to take the time to determine what being rich means to you. Everyone’s answer to this question will be different. For myself, it is freedom to… Read More Why do you want to be rich?
If you’re one of many people who goes to work for a company that provides benefits then you may be familiar with something called an HSA. An HSA is a Health Savings Account. You might be thinking right now that this sounds like a pretty boring topic, but it can be used as a great… Read More What’s all this talk about an HSA?
As this is my first post, I wanted to use it to explain why I am interested in blogging about finance. I studied business during undergrad, and the one subject not forced upon you is personal finance. Thank goodness I have the Pythagorean Theorem memorized though. Now I am sure there are schools who offer,… Read More Finance Savvy Female Philosophy