Category: Values

Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough 2

Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough

This post, “Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough,” is a guest post by Lauren Rilling, a Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach and founder of LaurenRilling.com and SaveGiveandSpend.com. Take it away, Lauren! Why Having Financial...

How to Determine Your Financial Priorities 3

How to Determine Your Financial Priorities

Imagine the following scenario. You are down to your final $100 in your checking account, your savings and emergency funds have been wiped clean, and you’re faced with the following obligations: filling up the...

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...

Count the Cost (In Remembrance of Grandma) 6

Count the Cost (In Remembrance of Grandma)

Every day is a transaction of sorts. We rise with the currency of time in our possession. How we utilize or spend that time varies greatly from person to person and day to day. When...

Are You Destined to Follow in Your Parents’ Footsteps? 10

Are You Destined to Follow in Your Parents’ Footsteps?

In life, we receive so much from our parents; overall looks, hair color, height, and a host of other genetically-driven predispositions are largely hereditary. Sometimes, we follow in our parents’ footsteps, and sometimes we...

The Benefits of Giving and Generosity 8

The Benefits of Giving and Generosity

As the past few weeks and months have shown, the United States currently run rampant with problems. Racism, violence, misogyny, and bigotry are impossible to ignore, easy to diagnose, and difficult to cure. I believe...

How Much Hustle Is Too Much? 7

How Much Hustle Is Too Much?

These days, it seems there is a widening gap in our country. No, I’m not talking about the gap between Hillary and Donald supporters, though that gap may continue to grow even as the...

The Link Between Money and Behavior 9

The Link Between Money and Behavior

The suggestion that money and behavior are forever linked is likely to elicit some very strong opinions on both sides of the debate. A majority of people base their position upon personal experience, as is...

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...

Uncommon Lessons From an Uncommon Coach – Part 1 15

Uncommon Lessons From an Uncommon Coach – Part 1

Today begins a multi-part series titled Lessons From the Gridiron. Today’s installment, Uncommon Lessons From an Uncommon Coach – Part 1, is a character study of one of the most eccentric and competitive men to...