A Guide to Debt-Free Car Buying

Buying a car can be one of the more expensive things in life. If you don’t think it through, you could end up paying way more than needed. The average price for a new car is over $36,000. In this article, I’d like to take you through the steps I’ve taken to pay less than $10,000 for any car [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|3 Comments

Redefine the Term “Wealth”

Wealth - “an abundance of valuable possessions or money.” When we think about wealth, we tend to picture someone with fancy possessions. We usually picture a million-dollar house filled with expensive items. Maybe a Ferrari or two. A vacation house on a private island and maybe even a private jet. While this is definitely a valid picture of wealth, [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|4 Comments

4th Monthly Net Worth Update

Well, July went by blazingly fast! I’ve been so busy with work, reselling on eBay, learning about travel hacking, planning a trip to Costa Rica, and reading about finance. Therefore, I only managed to create three posts this month. I’ll try to get more active in the coming months but I’m planning on going back to school so that [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|4 Comments

How to Make a Good Budget

Budgeting is a highly frowned upon activity for the majority of people. Even leaders in the financial independence community scoff at the thought of them. I personally don’t see a way around keeping a budget as it allows me to watch my finances like a hawk. My income varies each month due to side hustle income and because of [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|2 Comments

Become a Millionaire With: Minimalism

Ever since I started my journey towards financial independence, I’ve noticed a lot of people talking about minimalism. Basically, the idea behind minimalism is to cut ties with as many of your physical possessions as possible. The more clutter you have, the more cluttered your mind will be. Your brain has to process information each time you look at [...]

By |July 13th, 2018|10 Comments

3rd Monthly Net Worth Checkup

Welcome back to the monthly net worth series. I debated on doing a net worth checkup for June because I was thinking about moving to a quarterly schedule instead of monthly. I felt like the series might become boring if I didn’t have a big change every month. I decided to go ahead and continue to track it monthly [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|4 Comments

Movie Extra: A Legit Side Hustle?

Over the past few years, the movie industry in Atlanta has blown up. Georgia has now become one of the top places to film and it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down anytime soon. Curiosity got the best of me so I had to look into becoming an extra. Turns out, it’s not that hard to become [...]

By |July 1st, 2018|4 Comments

How To Get Verizon’s Service At Half The Price

Verizon has long been known as the best service provider in the US. Unfortunately, they know this and charge accordingly. I live in a somewhat rural area so I didn’t want to change phone companies in fear of not having service. A couple of months ago, I heard about an interesting phone company called Total Wireless. They boast that [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|2 Comments

You Can Be Lazy And Still Become a Millionaire

Laziness has gone rampant in this country. With an obesity rate of over 30%, I think it’s safe to say Americans are becoming less and less active. Advances in technology can definitely be a good thing but humans are becoming lazier as a result. As Mr. Money Mustache likes to point out, using your body to get things done [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|4 Comments

The 5 Minute Million Dollar Money Hack

In this day and age, our society is busier than ever. If you’re married, the normal situation is for both spouses to work at least 40 hours a week and usually drive at least 30 minutes one way to their jobs. When you add up everything including commute, lunch breaks and the hour it takes to get ready in [...]

By |June 19th, 2018|4 Comments