Money Triage For Your Next $60

Todd and Margo paid all of their bills in November and found themselves with an extra $60 surplus.

What should Todd and Margo do with the $60 budget surplus? On the surface, this question seems like an easy one and to some degree it is. But once you dig a little deeper this otherwise simple question becomes far more complex. In this blog post, I will walk through my decision process to figure out what to do with an extra $60. Continue reading

Free Checks

I’ll admit, I can’t remember the last time I wrote a personal check. Yes, those paper things your parents carried with them everywhere. CHECKS! They have almost become obsolete in 2019. But every once in awhile, there is a need for a good old fashioned paper check. The good news is there are many banks where you can get those checks for FREE!  Continue reading

July to FI

July To FI

While there is no official holiday for Financial Independence (FI), the 4th of July is about as close as you get to an unofficial FI holiday. Well, at least in my slightly off center mind. Mostly because July and FI rhyme, but also because everyone deserves to be free from government tyranny(1776) and the crushing oppression of modern-day debt. Continue reading