Hello all! Andy Hill here … We have a new guest post from Logan Allec from Money Done Right. Logan is a CPA, real estate investor, and full-time personal finance blogger. His article below shares how his life changed when he became a father. I can definitely relate! I hope you enjoy!
There’s no question that having a baby changed my life. I just wasn’t quite prepared for the impact it would have on my finances.
I was definitely prepared for all the expenses of having a newborn. However, I also found myself adjusting my long-term financial goals in a way I hadn’t expected.
If you’re a new parent — or are about to become one — you might find yourself thinking about new financial goals that probably weren’t on your mind before. You might also realize you have a different mindset when it comes to money.
Everyone’s experience is different, but here’s how the birth of my son changed my own financial goals.
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On one fine summer day in 2011, I was zipping around on my new moped headed to the local Rite Aid convenience store. I had an incredibly important purchase I was about to make.
After breezing through the sliding doors, I headed straight back to the pharmacy area. I was beaming. I was grinning ear-to-ear.
Given my excited state, the pharmacist probably thought I was a virgin looking to score my first Trojans. Nope. I was after something much more important.
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In 2010, my wife Nicole and I got married and started our lives together. Financially speaking, we both really enjoyed the DINK (double income with no kids) status in our first year of marriage. We had a blast going to music festivals, vacationing in the Caribbean and treating ourselves to countless steak dinners.
But something was looming that I hadn’t addressed … My mountain of debt that I brought into the marriage.
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I’ve been looking for a fun creative outlet for a while now.
This site is all about taking the first step to make major changes in my life. So here we go!
Continue reading “Becoming a Better Me”