In 1975, Keith Jarrett, a world-renowned jazz pianist, was scheduled to play a concert at the Koln Concert Hall in Germany. Unfortunately, the piano he was supposed to play was all wrong. It was too small, sounded tinny, out of tune and the pedals tended to stick. At first, Jarrett refused to play. Who wants to be asked to create something … [Read more...] about 20 Ways Being in Debt Can Make You More Creative
My Financial Journey
Have you ever wondered whether all that money you're paying to insurance policies will ever actually pay off? If you're like me, you might spend the majority of your time being vaguely annoyed that your handing over hundreds of dollars every month to pay for that all-mighty "what if" that people keep telling you about. You know the "what ifs" … [Read more...] about Insurance Hero Says Get Coverage For Your What Ifs
Author: Phil B There’s an ongoing debate in our household about our daughter, K.B., getting a credit card. While the decision is ultimately hers, the discussion revealed that my husband and I have very different philosophies about young people and credit cards. Here is Phil’s perspective, stay tuned from my rebuttal next week: Earlier this … [Read more...] about He Said, She Said: Why our Kid Doesn’t Need a Credit Card
That would be me. The controlaholic. I've talked a lot about some of the positive that have come out my husband being laid off: we are taking positive steps to fixing our budget; I am making more side hustle income than ever before; and we are having those ever-important conversations about our direction in life. But that's what you're … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Controlaholic
This is part of the Unconventional Guide GRS series (affiliate link) by JD Roth from Get Rich Slowly. I’m working through the material and have started writing about it again. If you want some back story, check out some of my earlier posts: GRS Week 1 GRS Week 2: $750 Extra Income GRS Week 3: Money & Happiness Financial trolls. I … [Read more...] about Financial Trolls Beware, Success is Here!