Thousandaire on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast

By |July 11th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: |

What better way to start off your week than with a 20 minute interview with Kevin McKee? Shaved ice would probably be better. Especially if you put ice cream at the bottom. Mmmmmmm. Pretty much any delicious treat would probably be better, but an interview with me is still pretty cool. If you're a long time Thousandaire reader, I encourage

Lack of Experience Can Be Your Biggest Strength – Part 2

By |June 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , |

Yesterday I told you about how I set a ridiculous goal of being one of the eight fastest swimmers in the state of Missouri, despite having very little competitive swimming experience. I'll pick up where I left off yesterday and finish the story, and then tell you the strategies I used to help me reach my goal (well, if I

Lack of Experience Can Be Your Biggest Strength – Part 1

By |June 9th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , |

One of the biggest excuses I hear from people when they can't get a job or a promotion is, "I just don't have enough experience." Maybe a potential employer has told them they need more experience, or even worse, they have convinced themselves that they aren't good enough. Baloney! Just because you haven't done something, doesn't mean you can't do

It’s Never Too Late for “Thank You”

By |April 1st, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , |

If I could pick one word to describe myself as a middle school kid, it would probably be "hungry". Well, that and one other "H" word that pretty much describes any pubescent middle school boy. When I was a baby, my mom was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and was soon fired from her job as a flight attendant. It's hard

How To Be Frugal and Still Land A Hot Babe

By |March 31st, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Let's face it, trying to be frugal and impress a girl at the same time is about as easy as getting Democrats and Republicans to agree on a budget; it's been done before, but it's not easy. Yesterday Paula from Afford Anything asked me a great question: And on the subject of your girlfriend Tag: does she share your passion

Kevin McKee Changes the World

By |October 21st, 2010|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , |

OK, so this one hasn't actually happened yet. But it's going to! Practical financial education is not taught in our schools. Responsible financial behavior is not a "sexy" pop culture theme. So many young people start their financial lives without any understanding of what it takes to manage their money. If we as a society truly understood how to manage

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