15 Financial Goals To Achieve By 40 (Checklist)

When was the last time you created a financial goal? Do you even know the right financial goals to pursue? If you are a true Personal Finance Junkie then I am willing to bet you have read countless personal finance books which can lead to… Read More »

How To Spend Less Money With The Zero Day Challenge

Allow me to introduce you to a fun new money challenge: The Zero Day Challenge. Improving your personal finances can be a drag if you don’t infuse some fun every now and then. That is why I frequently participate in money challenges. So when I… Read More »

Slowly. But. Surely. [$129,154]

Staying motivated while getting out of massive debt can be a challenge. There are three things that can always get me pumped about paying off my student loans and increasing my net-worth. In no particular order they are: (1) Reading about how other people have… Read More »

5 Simple Ways To Lower Your Anxiety About Money

Anxiety breeds destruction. The kind of destruction that makes you go out and indulge in emotional spending. The kind of destruction that ruins your chances of EVER reaching your financial goals. The kind of destruction that ultimately ensures you will never enjoy financial peace. Even… Read More »

The $5 Savings Challenge – Have You Tried It?

Like most people, I hate being bored. Even when it comes to improving my personal finances I’m always looking for new, fun tricks and challenges to help me reach my goals faster (before I lose all motivation). Out of boredom one night not too long… Read More »

Fast And Easy Way To Check Your FIRE Prowess

A couple of months ago, The Green Swan shared a new concept that allows Personal Finance Junkies like you and I to measure our progress towards FIRE (Financial Independence / Retire Early), the Swan FIRE Prowess Gauge. Although I don’t talk a lot about early… Read More »

5 Bad Budgeting Habits You Must Stop Now!

Improving your money habits might be one of the hardest things you do in life. There are so many things to consider, so many things to get right. Earning, saving, investing, budgeting. All of these skills need to be learned and practiced (sometimes over the… Read More »

7 TED Talks To Watch To Reset Your Money Mindset

Personal finance is not just about counting dollars and cents. A large part of personal finance has to do with psychology (how you THINK about your money) or what I like to call your money mindset. A healthy money mindset allows you to do the… Read More »