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…..”

How Side Hustles Can Snowball Into Income

In June 2015 I had never had any income other than my 9 to 5. I did get a second job for 6 months to buy my now wife’s engagement ring, but other than that I never knew there was a possibility of income.

I knew I could start a business, my family has always done that. But, to me that was something that you stop being an employee and you run, not something you do in addition too your 9 to 5.

Early 2015 I discovered personal finance blogs, and that people were even making money doing that. That sounded interesting, but not like something I would ever do. Continue reading “How Side Hustles Can Snowball Into Income”

Financially Savvy Saturday #138

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, a blog link up created just for personal finance bloggers! We want to read anything to do with personal finance here. Whether you’ve written anything from the best ways to check your credit score to how to travel hack your way to Hawaii, you’re invited to link-up. Continue reading “Financially Savvy Saturday #138”

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”