All posts by Zack

How You Can Get Paid To House Sit, Travel The World & Save Money

How You Can Get Paid To House Sit, Travel The World & Save Money

Have you ever considered how you can get paid to house sit? How about travel the world while still saving money? When you think of Dublin, a few things may come to mind, rainy days, a pint of Guinness and maybe even leprechauns. However, what if I told you Dublin makes me think of saving […]

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Moving

Why We Decided To Move Across Country

Since we’ve started this blog, we haven’t posted much about our personal life per say, except when it comes to our story about living in a camper and paying off our debt. Since we recently had a pretty significant life shift, I thought I’d share what’s been up in our world lately. I feel like […]

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Guy Working Out

Love Your Goals: The Secrets to Grit & Money

This post is about how you can develop more grit and get ahead not only financially but also with your mindset. This post is brought to you by Heather Parady who is an inspiring entrepreneur who helps others find their way in life through her podcast and blog. — You are probably thinking about the […]

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Mother With Baby

A New Family’s Journey Toward Financial Freedom

On a brisk October morning in 2016, our first child was born, and his eyes opened for the first time. He provided us with much more than joy – an opportunity to see the world through a new and unique lens. We woke up. Living on autopilot, we were asleep at the wheel with our […]

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What is Bitcoin?

What is Bitcoin? Here’s Your Introduction To Cryptocurrencies 

What is Bitcoin? What are cryptocurrencies? Here’s Your Introduction What is Bitcoin? What are cryptocurrencies? You may have heard of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Etherium and Litecoin because of their exponential growth this year. Starting the year at just $900 for one Bitcoin, the price has risen to just over $17,000 for one Bitcoin, […]

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Cinch Financial Review

Cinch Financial Review: The Best Automated Financial Advisor

This article is sponsored by Cinch Financial. All opinions expressed are my own. One of the most exciting parts of being a personal finance blogger getting to see all the financial tech tools that are available to the market. As you already know, I love writing about these tools and showing you the behind the scenes […]

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christmas money

7 Easy Ways To Maximize Money This Christmas

The holidays are officially here, and they tend to put a little extra stress everyone’s finances. I’ve put together a few of my favorite tips to void the stress and save some money this Christmas (and make a little extra too). 1. $ave While Shopping With Swagbucks By using Swagbucks, you can get up to 20% cash […]

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Living in a camper

3 Reasons Why Living In A Camper Was The Best Choice We’ve Made

Have you ever wondered how living in a camper could fuel your financial goals of becoming debt free? I can tell you this: living in a camper is no small decision, but it can change your life. How would I know? Well, my wife and I lived in a camper for 11 months to reach […]

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Turn Your Spare Change Into An Investment Account With Acorns

Turn Your Spare Change Into An Investment Account With Acorns

Maybe you’ve heard about the Acorns investing app. It has stirred up a lot of media attention with both journalist and investors as millennials have finally been interested in dipping their toes into the markets with the app. As of right now, they’ve attracted nearly 1 million users and raised close to $100 million dollars […]

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Start Business

The Art of Graduating Grad School Debt Free

Deciding to go back to graduate school after my bachelors was one of the biggest decisions that I’d made since getting married. I read countless articles on pros and cons and ultimately decided that it was what I wanted to do. In the end, it was something that I decided was worth it for me. One […]

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Best Budget Apps For Couples 2017

Best Budget Apps For Couples in 2017

Finding the best budget apps for couples in 2017 can be hard. There’s a lot out there and there are a lot of options. Lucky you, we have compiled a few of the best budgeting apps that we recommend for 2017 that will help you meet your financial goals. I have a feeling you’ll want […]

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What Is Personal Finance

What Is Personal Finance & How You Can Use it to Improve Your Life

What Is Personal Finance? What is personal finance you may ask? That’s a question many people have. Personal finance is the way a person goes about managing their money. When it comes to managing money and personal finance, there are different principles or ideas that people use and they can vary from person to person. […]

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Easy Money Hacks You Should Try

11 Insanely Easy Money Hacks You Should Try This Week

11 Insanely Easy Money Hacks You Should Try This Week So you’re ready to work on your finances…. but you just keep kicking the idea under the rug. I get it! When you finally find the time and energy to sit down to work on your money situation, you immediately find yourself buried in information. […]

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Equifax Hack

How To Protect Your Identity From The Equifax Hack

How To Protect Your Identity From The Equifax Hack “Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation, there is sure to be failure.” -Confucius Read Time: 2 Mins If you haven’t heard already, Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agency got hacked. We’re going to cover what that means for your you, how […]

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3 Things To Get You Through A Quarter Life Crisis

3 Things To Get You Through A Quarter-Life Crisis

3 Things To Get You Through A Quarter-Life Crisis “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain […]

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Stop Being Afraid of Doing Something That Matters

Stop Being Afraid of Doing Something That Matters

Stop Being Afraid of Doing Something That Matters “I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.” – Jim Rohn Read Time: 5 Mins Asking ourselves big questions can have a big impact on life. Many of […]

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car repairs

Don’t Let Auto Repair Costs Set You On the Road to Ruin

Don’t Let Auto Repair Costs Set You On the Road to Ruin “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” -Ferdinand Porsche Read Time: 2 Mins This is a sponsored post. So you need to get your car fixed, but after meticulously researching all of your choices in an […]

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6 Lies About Budgeting Keeping You From Success

6 Lies About Budgeting Keeping You From Success

6 Lies About Budgeting Keeping You From Success “We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” Jim Rohn Read Time: 3 Mins Here’s the thing about budgeting: nobody wants to do it. We all know we should be doing it, yet few of us actually make […]

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How To Effectively Deal With Debt Collectors

How To Effectively Deal With Debt Collectors

How To Effectively Deal With Debt Collectors “Tis against some mens principle to pay interest, and seems against others interest to pay the principle.” -Benjamin Franklin Read Time: 3 Mins If you are like most Americans you likely have some sort of debt. You may even be behind on payments and be getting calls from […]

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How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) Right Now

How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) Right Now

How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) Right Now “The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.” George Foreman Read Time: 5 mins What is A Traditional 401(k)? The traditional 401(k) is a qualified employer sponsored investment account that employees make pre-tax contributions to each paycheck. Pre-tax means the contribution […]

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