How to Fly Anywhere For Free

In just two short weeks, I will be on a plane headed to Europe. And I will have paid almost nothing for that ticket. In this post, I'm going to cover how to fly anywhere in the world for (almost) free.It seems like there is still a lot of misconception around these trips. People seem to think it's too good to be true or that they could never do it. I'm here to dispel all…

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The Best Personal Finance Tips for 2019

Now that the new year is upon us, many of us are thinking about how we can make our lives just a little bit better. So why not take steps to get financially healthy?Okay, sure, it probably would have made more sense to post this before the new year. After all, you probably already know your resolution(s). And maybe those don’t include money. Maybe you decided to give up wine, or pizza, or to not…

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Starting the FIRE: How to Retire Early

I don't know about you, but personally, I definitely fret over the idea of working "forever." That's why, as mentioned on my various social media profiles, I'm starting the FIRE! Of course, I wouldn't actually work forever. But when I consider the idea of working until 65 or 67 - I figure I may as well be. Thankfully, my friends, I'm here to tell you that although I have yet to retire, and many people do work until…

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Prioritizing Savings and Debt: Which Is More Important?

As you can probably imagine, one of the things I spend a lot of time doing is reading comments on other blogs. I also read comments in Facebook groups, posts in forums, etc. It's always good to stay attuned to the questions many of you out there regularly ask. Usually, a common theme in many of those questions is prioritizing. In other words, is it better to save while simultaneously paying down debt? Or should…

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Saving is Time-Sensitive. The time to save is now!

Look, money isn't easy. I'm so sure of it that you may have noticed that very phrase at the top of this page. But just because it isn't easy doesn't mean you can't make improvements, and saving should be a key component of that. The main reason I started this blog was that I started to realize I could really take control of my own finances. I also started to realize that if I can…

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20+ Awesome Money Saving Tips and Tricks

Looking for great money saving tips and tricks to save you lots of cash? Look no further! I gave a little bit of background on myself in my first post, but let me elaborate on that a bit. No, I wasn't raised in poverty and my story isn't one of extreme hardship, even though most of us have heard such stories. Like most people, I came from a middle-class family that was neither rich nor…

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