I’ve got a truly remarkable story from a guy that spent 10 years in prison but is still on the path to early retirement. Taking control of your life and working through your challenges can have a remarkable effect on achieving your goals. Here’s Bill. Prison is a horrible place. Trust me, I’ve been there. … Continue reading How a 10-year prison sentence inspired me to retire early
Let’s say you’re sick of the high cost of living in the U.S. and want to move abroad. Where are you likely to look? Costa Rica? Thailand? Maybe Panama? Sure, that’s normal. But, it wasn’t normal for Kyle from Not Your Parents’ Financial Guy. He moved to one of the world’s most expensive cities. Today, … Continue reading Leaving comfort for one of the world’s most expensive cities was a great financial decision
And I thought my wife and I were living small in our 200 square foot Airstream. Not when you compare us to this guy, who calls a room no bigger than 52 square feet his real home. Meet GuyOnFire. Now, check out this dude’s super creative living situation. I live in a 52 square foot … Continue reading How living in a 52 square foot room improved this guy’s life
Happy Friday, one and all! Today, I have a guest post from a couple who are just a few short years away from early retirement. But instead of charging through to the finish line, they are taking a gap year and delaying retirement. I love their style! Imagine this scenario: You’re a healthy, young couple … Continue reading Would you delay early retirement to travel? This couple would!
It’s happened to so many of us. We get scammed, and it sucks. Today, I’m throwing at ya a guest post from Josh over at Faith Family Finance who gives us the skinny on how we could be scammed, and what to do about it. When it comes to protecting yourself from being scammed, you … Continue reading Here is how a financial services company can scam you
Most bloggers are fighting a losing battle. We put in countless hours but usually have very little to show for it financially. There are stories of bloggers making tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars a month, but those are exceptions. Most bloggers, myself included, spend more on their blog than they make back. … Continue reading How NOT to make money blogging
Yo gang! I have another guest post from Brian G from Get Money, Got Money, this time about a summer job living out of a tent that put things into perspective. Love the story and I think you will too. “Wake up man! Brian, wake up!” “Huh, what’s going on?” “Get your ass out of your … Continue reading Living in a tent by a river to engineer in the city
Happy weekend, all! So, how much is a Twitter follow worth? Ever wonder how much the average sponsored Tweet costs? I’ve got a guest post today from Brian Groener from Get Money, Got Money for all you money-lovers out there. Just over a decade ago, a kid named Mark dropped out of Harvard and developed … Continue reading How much is a Twitter follow worth?
Remember that post I wrote that poo-poo’ed credit scores? Here’s another take from a professional financial advisor who shares some insight that you may not have read before. Brian, the floor is yours! Before we get into the good stuff, let’s talk about the elephant in the room: your reputation. We don’t mean ‘you’ as … Continue reading Personal credit rating guide for millennials
Those damn mortgages. They are often the largest debts we ever incur. My mortgage had a devastating affect on my financial situation at the time, and I know that I’m not alone. Today, I bring to you a post from Mrs. Picky Pincher who tells us why they sold their souls. There I was, covered … Continue reading Why we sold our souls for A mortgage