We Should Pay Off Our Student Loans, But Instead We’re Gonna Buy A Pool…..

I was talking to my manager the other day and she told me about how they were saving up money for a pool. Then she started talking about the huge amount of student loan debt that they have and how she wished she didn’t have it. I asked why not use the money they had saved up for that and she told me “well we should pay off our student loans, but instead we’re going to buy a pool”. Continue reading “We Should Pay Off Our Student Loans, But Instead We’re Gonna Buy A Pool…..”

I Cancelled My Gym Membership, Started Eating Pizza, and Lost 20 Pounds.

As far back as I can remember I have been overweight. I have attempted to lose weight many times in the past but have always failed.

I started going to the gym about a year ago, paid for a membership and even got a trainer to help me get in shape. I met with the trainer once a week for 6 months and didn’t lose any weight. I changed my diet and ate what I felt was right (as explained by my trainer). I lost no weight, in fact I kept gaining weight. Continue reading “I Cancelled My Gym Membership, Started Eating Pizza, and Lost 20 Pounds.”

Pushing The Right Button For Financial Independence

Have you ever seen the staples “easy button” commercials? In case you haven’t here is one I found on YouTube. Continue reading “Pushing The Right Button For Financial Independence”

Netflix has ruined my life, and probably yours too

Tell me if this sounds familiar too you, you have about an hour to eat and then have a list of things you want to get done. You think to yourself “I’ll turn Netflix on and watch ONE episode and then get stuff done”. Next thing you know you are in the next season because Jack got out of the coma and you have to find out if he remembers that Jill is the one that tried to kill him. Continue reading “Netflix has ruined my life, and probably yours too”

Get Physically and Financially Fit This Year

It’s the start of a new year and a time of reflection on what went right, what went wrong last year. We take this information and make plans for the new year, we call these resolutions. Two of the most common new years resolution are to change our finances in a positive way, and to lose weight. Most people put these in two different categories and say that you can’t get healthier and save money at the same time. I on the other hand say that if you do both together than it will make it much easier in the long run. Here are some of the ways that I have found to do this, and how I intend to continue this year to finally get both financially and physically fit. Continue reading “Get Physically and Financially Fit This Year”