62 | Teaching Your Kids How to Set Financial Goals

There’s nothing wrong with having things, liking things and wanting things. Especially when you’re a kid. From our own personal experience though, we’ve found most of our joy in life has been derived from experiences – memorable, fun and rewarding experiences.

In my never-ending quest to give my kids the best life possible, I reached out to Tanya Van Court about the very subject of helping our kids appreciate experiences over things. Tanya is the founder and CEO of a company called Goalsetter. They’ve created an organization that’s helping kids save for the most important moments, experiences and goals in their lives.

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What is it like Giving Away $100 to a Random Person?

Last week, I took on a giving challenge from Rockstar Finance. They supplied me with $100 and the guidance to “do some good” in my community.

I’m all about doing good, but I had no clue what to do with this money!

In my attempt to get some inspiration, I reached out to the Marriage, Kids and Money Community and asked for some suggestions. What I got back was incredible!

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61 | Financial Independence through Real Estate with Paula Pant

Now that Nicole and I are mortgage free, we’re moving onto our next big financial challenge:  Buy-and-Hold Rental Real Estate.

Over the past year, I’ve been doing my best to educate myself in real estate by reading books and blogs and listening to podcasts on my daily commute. One of the podcasts I’ve been enjoying a lot is called Afford Anything hosted by Paula Pant.

Paula is a real estate expert. She’s built an incredibly comfortable life for herself and her husband with 7 buy-and-hold rental units. They spend an average of about 1 hour per week managing the properties and they make an impressive income.

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Ready to Pay Off Your Mortgage? Remember These Important Steps

So you’re ready to pay off your mortgage?! Congratulations!

There are some important hoops you have to jump through to make this momentous occasion official. After all that hard work in paying your monster loan, let’s make sure you cross all your “T’s” and dot your “I’s”.

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59 | How Do I Get My Spouse On Board With Budgeting?

Last month, we paid off our $400,000 home in just under 4 years.

It took a lot of diligence, patience and teamwork between my lovely bride and I, but we’re proud to check this important family milestone off our list at 35 years old.

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