Our friend Jason Vitug of Phroogal is returning to Denver with his second Road to Financial Wellness Tour. We’re excited to share that the Debt Free Guys will, again, be a part of the Denver event. The Road to Financial Wellness is a nationwide campaign to “break the social taboos about money, and turn local
What Are Good Financial Decisions? Doh! Just like Homer would say. Have you had one of those moments about your financial decisions? We had plenty when we were trying to get out of debt $51,000 of credit card debt. Once we became Money Conscious, things change and we began making better financial decisions. Fate, Good Luck
This is part two of a two-part blog post that discusses how to manage our wallet in this new economy. Part one is here. The new economy is one of low interest rates, high unemployment, low employment participation, and high consumer debt and inflation. Manage Our Wallet In “Our Wallet is Our Weapon“, we discussed
We met Alexander of Cash Flow Diaries at FinCon15 in Charlotte NC last year. Cash Flow Diaries follows Alexander’s journey to build enough passive income to retire. Alexander’s focus is on buying rental properties. So far, he’s making about $2,000 per month in passive income, which is not too shabby! We love Alexander’s drive and passion,
Do you need or have a graduate degree? Are you concerned about how to pay it off your student loans even without a graduate degree? Here’s the information you need. The Financial Hardship of a Graduate Degree If you’re debating on the need for a graduate degree, it’s important to consider your current situation and
What’s Old Is New Again in The New Economy In the 1976 movie Network, Howard Beale, is a floundering news anchor who goes on a tangent on live television to rouse the citizenry from apathy. He initiates the first step for much needed change in unemployment, inflation, national and international politics and crime, including economic
Income Inequality In 2012, the Center for Economic Policy Research issued findings from a study that highlighted the growing disparity of income inequality. The study showed that if the minimum wage kept up with the pace of productivity from 1968 through 2012, the same as it did from 1945 through 1968; the minimum wage would
Ready To Start Fresh? My daughter is in Mrs. T’s Kindergarten class. Mrs. T starts off every morning with a hug for each of her 22 students. Her teaching assistant Mrs. A does the same thing, so every child in class gets two hugs before the day even starts. Not every student in Mrs. T’s
Money Master: J Money One day I received an email from a guy by the name of J Money. It said, “Hey, dude! I just posted your article on my site, Rockstar Finance. Hope it drives traffic your way.” That week he gave us more traffic than we had every received in a week’s time.
The holiday season is rapidly approaching. No longer does it start on “Black Friday”, that annual day when America’s tryptophan wears off. Now it starts before Halloween and goes to Valentine’s Day. Who knew there was a reason to mail Halloween cards? Hallmark really knows how to capitalize on days of the year.