Cryptocurrency does not currently meet my criteria of an investment. It is a speculative gamble and has no place in my portfolio.
Learn the two rules of thumb for your mortgage and car loans. Just because you can qualify for a mortgage or car loan does not mean you can afford it.
Find out what happened when my dad asked if we should invest in Costco or stick with a low-cost S&P 500 Index ETF.
The more evidence you provide that you pay your debts, the higher your score goes.
Take the first step to escape living paycheck-to-paycheck... by creating an un-detailed budget.
The right portfolio for you will have an allocation that you can manage, with costs under control, and little chance of execution errors.
Learn why paying off the most expensive debt first is a much less costly approach than the Snowball Method.
A strategy for deciding how to best utilize cash windfalls like tax refunds, inheritances, insurance, and court settlements using a simple decision waterfall.
As a companion to my book: Practically Independent: Practical Advice to Become Financially Independent, this blog includes thoughts and advice that are timely and relevant based on what's current and real right now.