The Best Cheap Halloween Costume

By |October 30th, 2014|

If you’re an adult and you’re looking for an incredible Halloween costume that is unique then I have an idea that I think is going to make you the talk of your local Halloween party. I know you only have a day left, but this one is so easy you can do it in no time.

I’m sure someone else

Should You Sign Up for Legal Insurance?

By |October 26th, 2014|

Every day for the last two weeks my work has been sending me email reminders to sign up for my 2015 benefits. By the end of the day tomorrow I have to make my final elections.

Most of my benefits are pretty standard: a high-deductible medical plan, dental insurance, and then a few benefits like a small amount of life

3 Insurance Products You May Need But Didn’t Know Existed

By |July 2nd, 2014|

Most people are familiar with and/or pay for things such as medical insurance, homeowners or renters insurance, and car insurance. If you’re really savvy about your personal finances, you might even know about things like gap insurance on a new vehicle purchase or long term disability insurance to ensure you protect your income from a bad accident or disease.


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Myths and Realites About Your Wedding

By |June 23rd, 2014|

A few weeks ago I got married to the love of my life and it was truly the best day I’ve had in my 29+ years on this Earth. The day honestly went better than I expected and for the most part I couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out.

Looking back on the day, I realize that there

Spent: Looking for Change Documentary Review

By |June 12th, 2014|

So I came across an interesting documentary the other day called Spent: Looking For Change Sponsored by American Express. It’s a documentary about four families who have fallen on hard financial times and have essentially been booted out of the traditional financial systems that most of us (including me) use every day.

Even though I know a little about having

How to Get a Great Deal on a New Car

By |June 9th, 2014|

My new wife and I have decided we needed a second car. We were sharing a 2000 Buick Century with over 140,000 miles on it, and we are honestly a tiny bit surprised every time it turns on.

We were mainly looking at used cars, but on June 2nd it was the “last day of the month” for car dealers

I’m Married!

By |June 2nd, 2014|

So obviously I haven’t posted in a while, and there’s a good reason for that. I was getting married, and then I went on my honeymoon.

I’m now a very happily married man and I have had a lot of changes and interesting things happen to me over the past few weeks, so I have a lot of posts that

How to Make Money Without a Degree

By |May 7th, 2014|

Here’s another article saying that if you don’t go to college you are missing out on $830,000 of income. Holy crap! With information like that, I better start saving now to send my future kids to super expensive colleges!

As you know, I’m not a fan of the “send everyone to college” mentality that has prevailed over the last few

I Lost 10 Pounds During Lent By Drinking Water

By |April 23rd, 2014|

At the beginning of lent almost 2 months ago, I decided to stop drinking soda, chocolate milk, and anything else that wasn’t water. I laid out four goals for this adventure, and now that lent has ended I am happy to report on my success!

Here are the four goals I was hoping to achieve by drinking only water:

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Save Money on Taxes by Getting Married

By |April 14th, 2014|

I’m getting married in a few months, as most of you already know. The main benefit to getting married is getting to spend the rest of my life with the woman I love most in this world.

A nice side benefit is saving a lot of money on taxes next year.

When one person makes substantially more than the other person