If you want to improve your financial situation, you need to develop and live on a budget. By doing this, you are creating a detailed map that will guide you to financial freedom.
Audi of America took a bold stance this weekend with a Super Bowl commercial focused on the importance of gender equality.
The :60 spot entitled “Daughter” shows a father watching his daughter in a boxcar race where she’s competing mostly against other young boys. The father contemplates how he’ll teach his daughter that she is worthy and equal in this world despite all of the obstacles, biases and prejudices that exist. In the end, she wins the aggressive boxcar race (of life) and she and her father confidently walk off into the sunset.Continue reading “5 Ways I’m Promoting Gender Equality for My Daughter”
When my wife Nicole and I started our marriage, we were $50,000 in debt and spending money like it was our full-time job. I, for one, had no issue going on vacations, driving cars and updating our home all on credit.
When we started thinking about having kids, Nicole and I knew it was time to break our addiction to debt. We knew we needed a plan to master our money.
We had heard that developing a monthly budget could help us in eliminating debt, saving more money and reaching our goals. So, we gave it a go. It was rocky at first, but soon it became habit.
The catalyst for this major change in our lives was creating and sticking to a monthly budget.
I know I can’t be a super Dad, a kind and caring husband or a master of my money if I’m not feeling my very best. And that all starts with the food I eat.
In 2011, I went to my doctor for a regular physical exam. You know the one I’m talking about, they whack your knee with that little hammer, prick you with some needles and tell you to turn and cough.Continue reading “Upgrade Your Diet to Upgrade Your Life – Donnie Desanti”
Being a Stay-at-Home Mom can be incredibly difficult. Long days, no contact with adults and repetitive tasks that feel like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic can make you lose your marbles. Yes, it is incredibly rewarding and you develop an unbreakable bond with your children, but raising small kids can be physically, mentally and emotionally draining.Continue reading “How to Make a Stay-at-Home Mom Feel Appreciated in 1 Week”
How would you like to retire at the age of 35? Sounds impossible, right? Well, our guest today, Steve Adcock, figured out how to do it.Continue reading “How to Retire at 35 – with Steve Adcock”
The grind. The 9-5.
As average Americans, we work at our jobs 40 hours per week … 50 weeks per year … for 40 years of our lives – and that’s if we work hard and have a cool supervisor!
I’m one of these average Americans.
I work 2,000 hours per year to provide for my family and save for retirement. Yes, it’s a perk that I enjoy the work that I do, but honestly, if I didn’t have to work, I wouldn’t.Continue reading “4 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy at Work”
For the new year holiday weekend, my family drove up to Marquette, Michigan to spend some quality time with my sister and her family. A winter trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan might not sound like the thrill of a lifetime to some, but for us Marquette is our family’s little slice of heaven.
Building wealth is a lot like building a strong marriage.
Both require determination, passion and the ability to communicate effectively.
DeterminationContinue reading “How to Talk to Your Spouse About Money – with Elle Martinez”
2017 is right around the corner!
I’ve made some exciting and challenging goals for myself for the new year. Some are short-term and some are long term. I like to dream big with my goals, but also infuse some reality into the process.
2017 is my “M&M&M” year … Marathon, Mortgage and Millionaire.