Is A Recession Really Coming?

Is the next recession coming soon? If so, how do you get ready for the next recession? Check out these tips.

Everywhere you turn, there’s talk of an upcoming recession. Quite honestly, it’s been that way for a couple of years now and it’s a topic I get asked about pretty regularly. And I get it. The media and other big personalities have been using language surrounding a recession that stokes fear and causes a great […]

7 Ways To Keep Money From Ruining Your Marriage

Tips on how to keep money from ruining your marriage and ending money fights.

It’s no secret that money is the leading cause of divorce these days. And I’ll admit that my wife and I have had our fair share of money fights as well. When we got married, we both were broke as heck. I mean we were on our honeymoon of all places when we totaled up […]

9 Easy Ways To Boost Your Net Worth Before 30

Learn 9 ways one man was able to reach a 6-figure net worth before his 30th birthday.

Today is my 30th birthday. I remember turning 20 thinking how far away this day seemed. As I reflect back over the last decade, it feels like that day was just yesterday. Seriously how does time seem to move faster as we get older? It’s crazy! I don’t want to go all philosophical on ya, […]

19 Money Questions To Ask Before Marriage

Considering getting married? Make sure you ask these questions about money first.

If you’re here it’s because you’re either married, engaged, or hoping to be married someday. And that’s great! There’s nothing quite like finding the person you want to spend the rest of your life with and actually making it official. I speak from experience when I say some of the best life moments happen within […]

Life Insurance: What To Get & How Much

Life insurance is not something most people want to even think about in their 20’s. And I get it…Insurance in general can be confusing as hell. Plus when you’re 20-something that feeling of invincibility can lead you to believe that you can get around to buying life insurance later. However, life insurance is a crucial […]

How To Deal With Financially Irresponsible Parents

Being the first in your family to build wealth can cause a lot of stress. One of the ways is in having financially irresponsible parents that may ask you to take care of them in the future. Learn how to have that conversation here.

Growing up money was never talked about in my house. As a kid, the only thing I knew about money was that we didn’t have any. I mean there’s really no way to hide it when utilities are being disconnected and you have to do everything from taking a shower to eating dinner at your […]

Travel Hacking: How We Take Free Trips…and How You Can Too

How to start travel hacking and take your dream vacation for free

Today is the day there will be a major pivot on this blog going forward. If you know our story, you know that we paid off $61,000 worth of debt in only 16 months. (Long story short: we realized we were broke on our honeymoon then bossed up and paid off our debt) After paying […]

30 Money Goals To Hit Before 30


So as I go into the last month of my 20’s, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on some of the choices I made during the last decade. I made a lot of financial mistakes like: Going into credit card debt Overdrafting my account more than I can remember Financing a brand new car […]

7 Simple Things We Gave Up To Become Debt Free

Learn the secrets that helped us when paying off our debt in this latest post.

Paying off our debt was definitely one of the toughest challenges we’ve faced. Don’t get me wrong- I’m extremely grateful that we did it and I don’t regret the process at all. But I’d be lying if I said there weren’t times I questioned whether it was worth it or not. (It is)

Debt Snowball or Debt Avalanche. Which is Better?

Debt Snowball vs Debt Avalanche. Which One Is Better?

  If you’re trying to pay off your debt fast, you may have come across two different gangs. One believes in the debt snowball and the other believes in the debt avalanche. Personally, I think anything that gets you to pay off debt fast is a win. It doesn’t matter if you’re paying off credit […]