Experiencing The Revelation That Will Make You Rich

In my glorious “return to blogging” article, I mentioned that I had experienced some things during my hiatus that changed my outlook not just on money, but life as I know it.

Experiencing The Revelation That Will Make You Rich

The first and biggest “financial awakening” in my life came after reading Rich Dad Poor Dad. It truly opened my eyes to what I really wanted for my life and I highly recommend it to everyone I come in contact with.

I have had a few subsequent revelations since then. They usually happen during a completely random moment, which makes the time of their happening hard to pinpoint.

All I can remember is waking up one day and thinking, “since when did I believe that?”

What Is More Important, Time or Money?

Why are you saving money? Is it so that you can have a fat wallet, nice clothes, and a house full of toys, or is it so that you can get rid of all your responsibilities and spend your time however you want to without worrying about any repercussions?

What Is More Important, Time or Money?

I wanted to take a minute (see I am using my time wisely) and really think about what our goals should be as we learn to make and save money.

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Using F.E.A.R. To Make Money

Why are you so afraid of your own success? Do you even realize that fear is what is keeping you from reaching your goals?

The #1 Reason For Financial Failure

The number one reason that most people fail to meet their economic expectations is fear. You must learn how to overcome this fear if you ever want to move beyond your current fiscal situation.

Saving Money For Opportunities

As a follow up to Wednesday’s article on our current exploration of renting out our house, I felt like now would be a good time to discuss the greater purpose of saving money.

Saving Money For Opportunities

A couple of days ago I went into some detail as to what we are planning to do with the money we will save.

Today I want to try to explain it in a way to will serve as a long term inspiration to anyone, no matter what financial situation you might be in.

Money Saving Idea #2 – Downsizing

A few articles back, I posted my first money saving idea, which was to use cash for groceries in order to track our expenses better. This week I wanted to talk about something that has been in the works for the past month that will finally come to fruition about a week from now.

Money Saving Idea #2 - Downsizing

We have rented out our house and are downsizing to an apartment!

Before any congratulations or bashing begins, read the rest of the article to see our reasoning behind the move.

Is It Rude Not To Cash A Check Immediately?

I’ll give you my answer right now, yes. Back in the old days, before Al Gore invented the Internet, people balanced their bank accounts using a pen and paper. This is not how it is done today.

Is It Rude Not To Cash A Check Immediately?

More and more, people are relying on services like Mint.com to keep their finances in check, and it is only going to continue in this direction. By not cashing checks immediately, you are basically giving people the idea that they have more money than they do, and while I realize you are not responsible for their finances, there are other negative consequences as well.

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