Step 3: I Have Money, Now What?

I have money, now what? You’ve been following financial blogs for a little while now (including this one, of course) and now you’ve got a little stash.  You’re now thinking,”I have money, now what?”  I am not a licensed financial advisor, this is my opinion and it has been developed through years of studying and […]

Money, it’s Just Like Grilled Cheese

just like grilled cheese sandwiches, two sandwiches on a plate

I was making a snack today and thought, “We don’t talk about grilled cheese enough.”  Wait, that couldn’t be it.  That’s right, it was how talking about money is just like talking about grilled cheese.  Only its not like that at all.  When is the last time you were snubbed after bringing up your favorite grilled cheese topic […]

Dream BIG versus Being Happy

Dream big versus being happy.  Is that two clashing ideas, or can they harmonize?  Looking back on my BIG dreams from just a few years back, this is what we had:  A large house with all the bells and whistles, a huge paycheck, respect from my peers because of my job title.  Admirable, sure, albeit a little […]

Seed of Motivation

I just started reading “Smarter Better Faster” and was motivated to write a little.  This is kind of a follow up to Step One of the How to Get Rich series.  Motivation truly is the key to starting anything. One of the most basic forms of motivation is simply getting yourself out of bed each day!  If I have […]