My wife and I have been paying down the principal on our $200,000 mortgage for almost four years now. The balance currently sits at $20,000. We are knocking at the door of mortgage payoff paradise!
Each day we’re on this earth, we get a fresh opportunity to learn something new. We can learn a new skill, absorb new knowledge or improve our understanding about complex topics. With my podcast interview this week focused on ADHD, I feel like I learned in all three of these areas.
Have you ever walked into a Starbucks and seen that tip jar on the front counter and wondered, “How much should I tip? Or do I even need to tip at all?”
If you’re like me, your relaxation and decompression time comes with reading a good book. It is an excellent way to relieve stress, work your brain and learn something new.
From time to time, I receive questions from the Marriage, Kids and Money audience. I thought this week I’d shake up the show format a little bit by answering one of the questions I received recently about controlling expenses when we have a high income. Enjoy!
Reaching financial independence takes a whole lot of drive and determination. It definitely does not come to us overnight. There are difficult steps that we must take to earn the truly awesome rewards that come with owning our own time and choosing the direction of our day.
One of those major milestone steps is escaping the grips of student loan debt.
The concept of Universal Basic Income has received a lot of news coverage lately. Icons of industry like Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have all voiced their support for this “social-security-for-all” type system. With the increases in automation and technology, billionaires like Musk say Universal Basic Income will become “necessary” given the mass unemployment in the near future.