Have You Done Your Time?

When I first got my part time job and had to work all nights and weekends, I remember talking to someone who had been with the company for more than a decade and saying how it would be nice to have weekends off like them.

Their response was that they had “done their time”, in essence they had worked long enough to no longer be required to work the shifts no one wanted to.

In a way the same mindset is with finances. Continue reading “Have You Done Your Time?”

The 2016 Financial Olympics

The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial empowerment on a national level and encourages people to pursue their dream lifestyle. Find out more about local events near you. Continue reading “The 2016 Financial Olympics”

Financial Independence, The Long Way

We often hear much about “financial independence”, what that means and how people reach it. Truth is that it means different things for different people and no two are exactly the same. My goal is to reach my personal idea of financial independence, but I have to go the “long way”. Continue reading “Financial Independence, The Long Way”

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…..”