In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, I wanted to take some time and show my appreciation for one of the greatest influences in my life, my mom.
I believe that God wants us to prosper. He wants us to be successful in our careers, in our relationships, and in our families. I believe He wants us to live free from worry and become financially independent– to achieve these things He has made numerous blessings and opportunities available.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of planning out your monthly finances before the month begins. You have to have a plan. You have to know how much money is coming in, how much is going out, and where where it is going– this is the purpose of the monthly family budget meeting.
A marriage has a higher likelihood for success if a couple can agree on these 4 things: Children, Religion, In-Laws, and Money. I didn’t make that up, I just read it somewhere and I think it makes sense.
As a kid, did you ever use a magnifying glass to fry a grasshopper on the sidewalk during a hot, sunny day? Well, that is the power of focus. Over a broad area, the sun provides light and warmth. But when harnessed through a small lens, it can fry a bug.
Debt Paid to date: $25,545 Debt Remaining to date: $24,774 When I started this blog, my intent was to share my personal get-out-of-debt story with others in order to inspire and demonstrate that they could do the same. I wanted to share the knowledge I have gained along the way as well as my own […]
Since I began my journey to live debt-free, I’ve come across a whole lot of naysayers who seem to think my new perspective on money and debt is flawed. People are always trying to influence me and debate with me on why I should be in debt, or why it is ok to go into […]
I’ve emphasized the importance of reading quality books, specifically regarding money and finance, and always learning as much as we can on the subject. Becoming competent in the area of personal finance and always being determined to improve our financial literacy is important when striving for financial independence. If you haven’t already, I highly recommend […]
But before ye seek for riches, seek ye for the kingdom of God… And after ye have obtained a hope in Christ ye shall obtain riches, if ye seek them; and ye will seek them for the intent to good—to clothe the naked, and to feed the hungry, and to liberate the captive, and […]
A major factor in achieving financial independence and converting your life into one that is free of debt is learning to live on less than you make. Mastering this skill is difficult and it requires discipline, planning and budgeting, and the ability to say NO to that voice inside your head screaming “I want that!” […]