Category: Financial Independence

Caught in the Middle: 5 Tips to Help Your Parents and Kids Financially Without Going Broke 0

Caught in the Middle: 5 Tips to Help Your Parents and Kids Financially Without Going Broke

The demographics of the United States are fast changing, and so is the financial landscape. As a result, you may have no choice but to help your parents and kids financially. You may feel...

The Best Financial Advice Is Not Sophisticated 3

The Best Financial Advice Is Not Sophisticated

Advice and pro tips on just about every topic imaginable are available in just a few clicks or swipes on a pocket-sized device today. The best financial advice is no exception. Based upon the...

7 Unmistakable Habits of the Rich 6

7 Unmistakable Habits of the Rich

Our culture is intensely interested in wealth. We have a billionaire president, shows like “The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” are huge hits, and sometimes it can be tough to tell if you’re watching...

Helium Investments – Professional Advice, Low Investment Fees 0

Helium Investments – Professional Advice, Low Investment Fees

Basic economics show that when you and I buy anything, we are paying for more than just the product or service. This is true of cars, groceries, landscaping services, and of course, investment services....

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund 6

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

Tax refund: Next to the words “pay day” and “debt free,” these are my two favorite finance-related words. Whether my annual tax refund is a modest sum or a mid-size windfall, I am always...

Retire With Dignity – Reject the Normal Financial Outlook 3

Retire With Dignity – Reject the Normal Financial Outlook

Everything is relative when it comes to money and determining what is “normal.” At least that is what we have been conditioned to believe over time. The normal financial outlook is very different for...

The Herd Mentality and Retirement – How to Free Yourself and Others 12

The Herd Mentality and Retirement – How to Free Yourself and Others

In my last piece, I wrote about my apparent decision that perhaps early retirement just isn’t for me. I outlined several pros and cons of early retirement, all of which I had previously read...

Early Retirement Musings – Is It Worth It? 22

Early Retirement Musings – Is It Worth It?

I have been thinking about early retirement a lot lately. Upon first glance, you might read that sentence as an indication that I am looking for an escape from my current day-to-day grind. On...

From Zero to Hero: Skills to Advance Your Life 13

From Zero to Hero: Skills to Advance Your Life

Happy Friday, readers! The fact that you are reading this post means I have survived the first few days of school. The first few weeks are always a whirlwind of excitement and chaos for...

My Motivation to Achieve Financial Success – Legacy 31

My Motivation to Achieve Financial Success – Legacy

Before today’s post, I wanted to share that I recently took part in the Behind the Screen Interview Series at FamilyMoneyPlan. You can check out my interview with Andrew here. My Motivation to Achieve...