Roundtable Discussion: How Does Our View of Finances Affect Our Faith?

Hey, everyone!  This week, I’m half a country away from home visiting some absolutely gorgeous parts of God’s creation in Montana with my equally gorgeous wife and her wonderful family.  I knew I wouldn’t have time to commit to producing a full post this week, so I asked a few friends for some help.  If […]

Book Review – “Money Proverbs” by Reid Ross

Disclaimer: I received a digital copy of this book for free in exchange for my unbiased review.  If you’d also like a free copy, no review required, check out the link at the end of this post! As you may have noticed, I’ve been putting these book reviews up once a month.  It allows me […]

Update #11 – June 2017

Hey!! If you’re new to the site or haven’t been here in some time, you may be wondering what this post is.  TL;DR – my wife Rachel and I started our marriage together with over $80,000 worth of debt between us.  That got old REAL quick, so we turned to Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover […]

Is Being Debt-Free a Terrible Goal?

A few days ago, a fellow blogger that I follow on Instagram shared a post she found from yet another writer, who goes by the pseudonym Liquid Independence and writes at Freedom Thirty-Five Blog.  The post was titled “Why Becoming Debt-Free Is A Terrible Goal,” which immediately piqued my curiosity, and not in a good […]

Five-Dollar Words: Retirement

Welcome to the first post of a new series I’m calling “Five-Dollar Words.” We all hear a lot of big fancy words get thrown around a lot, and sometimes we just go along pretending like we understand the concept completely.  These posts aim to explain stuff we know we *should* know about, but don’t want […]

Update #10.5 – June 8, 2017

Hey!! If you’re new to the site or haven’t been here in some time, you may be wondering what this post is.  TL;DR – my wife Rachel and I started our marriage together with over $80,000 worth of debt between us.  That got old REAL quick, so we turned to Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover […]

Book Review – “Debt-Proof Living: How to Get Out of Debt & Stay That Way” by Mary Hunt

Note: This article contains an affiliate link.  If you buy the book through the Amazon link I provide in this post, I will earn a small commission, which will go towards helping me pay for the site’s hosting fees.  Thank you! Have you ever picked up a book and before you even finish the first chapter, […]

Who Are You Trying to Impress?

Do you struggle with spending money on stuff you know you don’t need?  Have you ever wondered why it’s a struggle?  Intellectually, yeah, you know you don’t need that new pair of shoes, or that new car, or that fidget spinner, or that whatever-you’re-buying.  So why’s it in your hand?  Why are you at the […]

Update #10 – May 2017

May was a relatively quiet month.  I think the longer we keep on this path, the more we’re realizing that big goals like this aren’t met with month after month of confetti, noisemakers, and celebration.  The majority of the time, we’re just quietly in the trenches, doing the hard work that leads to those moments […]