It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining and the birds are singing. Most people are thinking of ways they can enjoy their summer and the options are endless. Living a good life includes taking breaks and vacations are a big part of that. But if you’re watching your nickels and dimes, this can be a tricky proposition. Jetting off to tropical … [Read more...] about Camping on the Cheap
Four Pick Me Ups for the Poverty-Stricken
Everyone has one of those days. You know the ones…. You stub your toe and spill coffee all over the front of yourself. You get stuck working late on a Friday night while everyone else is hitting a patio, tasty beverage in hand. Or you get some bad news and are in a funk. Either way, bad times come to everyone but it can be hard to manage being … [Read more...] about Four Pick Me Ups for the Poverty-Stricken
Clean All the Things: National Spring Cleaning Week
That’s right folks! It’s National Spring Cleaning Week (NSCW) this week. I had no idea it was NSCW until the radio told me on Monday morning. Regardless, most of you are probably familiar with the concept of spring cleaning: you see the sun shining and are overtaken with the urge to organize, arrange and rid your home of all the crap that’s … [Read more...] about Clean All the Things: National Spring Cleaning Week
The Power of Nope: Save your money!
Have you ever seen one of those ‘Nope’ memes? Here’s one below: I love nope. Nope is probably one of the most powerful words in the English language - and it's only one syllable. Saying nope is an important part of establishing boundaries and differentiating you from me. There are lots of reasons why nope is such an awesome word and I’m … [Read more...] about The Power of Nope: Save your money!
Investments Class Review
Recently, I had the pleasure of reviewing the Investments Class offered by Wall Street College. The class was put together by Frank Alvarez, a self-taught finance guy who is interested in sharing that knowledge with you, the beginning investor. Here's a great quote that Mr. Alvarez shares in his book: "An investment in knowledge pays the best … [Read more...] about Investments Class Review