Is Money Actually a Good Motivator?

By |December 14th, 2014|

At work I’m in the process of setting developmental goals for myself for the next year, I’ve started looking into some TED talks about leadership and business effectiveness. Yes, I like this stuff. Yes, that’s a little weird.

I came across a video that really shocked me. It’s called … You can watch the video here. Actually, I highly recommend you

How to Give When You Can’t Afford It

By |December 12th, 2014|

New Year’s Day is right around the corner, which means a lot of us are going to start making resolutions. Some will decide to go to the gym, eat healthier, or maybe even get more strict with their budget.

If you’re like my wife and I, we want to donate more money to charity. And when we say charity, we

It’s Like I’m Going Back in Time

By |December 10th, 2014|

We all reach certain milestones in life that are undoubtedly profound accomplishments. Everyone’s milestones are different, but some examples might be graduating high school, landing a great job, or marrying that special someone in your life.

These milestones are incredible. They are the building blocks that make up your entire life. You’ve become the person you are today because of

Stop Renting Your Router and Modem

By |December 3rd, 2014|

I wrote earlier about how I’m breaking up with my cable company. As of December 11th, my monthly cable bill will drop from about $110 per month to $37 per month. Oh yeah!

I am adding Netflix at $10/month, but that still $47 versus $110, which saves $63 a month. That’s $756 a year. It’s amazing how expensive it is

It’s Time for a Road Trip

By |December 1st, 2014|

What’s more fun than a great vacation with a bunch of friends? How about a great vacation with a bunch of friends that doesn’t cost a lot of money?

My wife and I just spent the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with my family in St. Louis. Since we live in Dallas, it obviously takes a little bit of time and money

4 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas (Plus Win a $500 Visa Gift Card!)

By |December 1st, 2014|

Christmas shopping can be stressful and expensive. But let’s be real, we put that on ourselves.

Christmas is a time when we should be enjoying family not going broke over the latest toys and gadgets. If you want to skip all of the stress that comes along with Christmas this season these tips will help get you there.
Communicate with Family

Why We are Building A New House

By |November 21st, 2014|

I shared some big news a few days ago. My wife and I are building a new house! We are so excited but also nervous because this is a huge step for us, both for our finances as well as for our marriage and our family.

A lot of our friends and family want to know “why?” Why build a

Binary Options Trading Signals Services: 5 Things Investors Must Check Before Signing Up

By |November 20th, 2014|

If you’re new to the forex binary options market, you’re in for a treat. Most people stay away from forex because of its complexity. And, while it is complex, it’s also a quick way to make some money in the largest financial market in the world. Binary trading simplifies a lot of the complexities of traditional trading, and is

What Are You Saving For?

By |November 18th, 2014|

I have to admit that my wife and I haven’t been great at saving money ever since we finished paying for our wedding.

Once we were done paying for the wedding we did want to book a trip to Europe, which we did (and had an amazing time). But we had enough money and credit card points for that trip,

How to Break Up With Your Cable Provider

By |November 13th, 2014|

Now that I’ve been in my house for one year and 11 months, I’m only one month away from the end of my 2 year agreement with my cable provider. That means it’s time for us to start seeing other people.

I got the bundle deal with internet and TV because it was literally about $5 more expensive than just