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Why I’m Terrible At Spending Money And How I’m Going To (Try) Fix It

Lately, I’ve realized that I’m terrible at spending money. It sounds like a weird issue (and I’m lucky to have it) but in some aspects, it is an issue. I’ve spent the last 10 years programming myself to save and be frugal. Make the smart decision now of delayed gratification so in the future I…
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Let’s See How Much We Can Change In 8 Weeks

8/14/2022 Today was a tough day. I said goodbye to my wife as she started an 8-week travel nursing assignment in a different state. No, she will not be gone for 8 weeks straight but this will be the most we’ve been away from each other in a long time, in fact, years. Believe it…
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Changing Our Investment Strategy – How We’re Investing Going Forward

Over the last 6 months, there has been a shift in my investing mentality. Actually, now that I type it out it has been shifting for the last 10 years constantly. I started out buying individual stocks thinking I was going to be some “great trader” then I shifted to real estate, then index funds…
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The Trap Of Being A Content Creator – Creator Burnout

Making content online has been one of the best choices I’ve ever made but I’ll be honest, I didn’t realize the amount of work that went into it and how unhealthy it could be. I’ve been needing to talk about this for a while but have trouble putting my thoughts on paper so I want…
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Seeing Through The Fog And Finding Purpose

Recently, as in all of 2022, I’ve been having some deep internal thoughts. Or at least what I feel is deep to me. I question everything I do and what I do and why I do it and it has led me to a weird spot. A spot where I realize I have no idea…
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Feeling A Deep Connection To Someone You’ve Never Met – Thank You Volcano Pilot

Yesterday morning was a weird morning for me and well, I just need to talk about it. It started out as most do where I go through my morning routine and then I do a slight scroll of social media. I went to Instagram and saw a particular story from a bush pilot in Iceland…
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Why You Should Make That Risky Investment In This Crazy Market

This market is crazy. The S&P 500 is at an all-time high, we’re still printing money in excess, we haven’t returned to a normal unemployment percentage, and we have stocks and altcoins skyrocketing. All that chaos begs the question: What should you be investing in? Now, some of you reading this know that I bought…
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There’s Plenty Of Money In The World

I’ve been thinking quite a bit recently about how much money there is in the world and why we as a planet, let alone a nation in the United States, still struggle. Let’s be honest, there is plenty of money in the world to support everyone. For this article though let’s just focus on the…
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Should We Forgive Student Loans In 2021 – The Student Loan Crisis

Student Loans. One of the largest scams ever or a necessary evil? No matter your opinion, you can’t deny that it is one of the most frustrating, controversial, and highly debated topics today. And with 1.67 trillion dollars of debt in the US (and growing) it’s something that needs to be addressed. In this article,…
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The 50/30/20 Budgeting Technique: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

What is the 50/30/20 Budgeting technique? The 50/30/20 budgeting strategy is a basic set of rules to follow to enable people to achieve their financial goals and better manage their finances. In her book “All Your Worth,“ Elizabeth Warren goes into a simple plan on how to divide your after-tax income and determine how to…
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