We are excited and honored to share that we are currently in the top ten for personal finance blogs and podcasts nominated for the People’s Choice Award by the Plutus Foundation. The Plutus Awards takes place Saturday, September 19th, the last night of FinCon, a peer conference of the money media community. We’re still pretty
Cut the cord to get debt free TV Tired of spending $250 a month on cable and still seeing more naked people on your Tumblr feed than on your tele? This vid tells how we cut the cord to get debt free TV and turned $100 to $3,000. Get all the Golden Girls you need
As we’ve shared, we’re attending FINCON next month. FINCON is an annual conference of personal finance pros. GoBankingRates.com is hosting a video contents for which we’ve submitted three of our Monday Money Minutes. A while back, we asked you to vote for our videos and you must be doing an amazing job, because our videos are
The Debt Free Guys have only recently ventured into the videosphere. I mean, iMovie isn’t even really our friend yet. That’s why we were surprised and humbled (it just seems like the right time to use that word) when the awesome people of GoBankingRates.com asked us to submit contributions for their video contest at FINCON
Monday meets money chunking On this Monday Money Minute, one of our first videos ever, David shares our money chunking hack. Money chunking will make today’s paycheck last until you get your next paycheck. Note: This article contains affiliate links. This means we’ll receive a small commission at no cost to you if you buy
Living fabulously and not so expensively (NSE) One of our oldest tricks to paying off our $51,000 of credit card debt and staying debt free is living fabulously and not so expensively or NSE, as we call it. Gay expectations It’s been the cliché for song long it’s almost in our DNA – gay men
The thing I like about technological advancements is that from time to time you come across something that can really make life easier. It doesn’t need to be earth shattering, change the world technology, but something that simply adds value. The app I am highlighting does just that.
The financial services firm Edward Jones released findings from their annual 529 Plan Awareness Survey last week. Disappointingly, 529 Plan awareness has fallen nationally for the third year in a row. This is concerning because of the escalating costs of college.
Edward Jones’ study follows Sallie Mae’s “How America Saves for College 2014” study released last month. The findings from Sallie Mae’s study showed that only about half of American families are saving for college. 45 percent of families that are saving for college are doing so in a standard savings account. You know that account that earns you a fraction of a fraction of the return your bank earns by lending out your money to others.
Next Sunday’s Denver Colfax Marathon is my first run of the year. This made us think about how the similarities between reaching financial and fitness goals strike us as ironic. Neither is easy and both require the adoption of similar mindsets. Today we will share how the mindset of training for marathons is helpful for achieving long-term financial goals.
In addition to being money conscious, we’re both health conscious. My father bought me a weight bench and free weights when I was fourteen. We created a make-shift gym in the garage. I’ve been working out ever since. Since we’ve been together, we both have done several different exercise programs and followed several food trends. We both maintain consistently good health, so these changes are less about finding something that works than keeping it fresh. We get bored doing the same routine all the time. Mixing it up keeps us motivated to continue working out.