5 Facts About Student Debt That Will Make Your Stomach Turn

5 Facts About Student Debt That Will Make Your Stomach Turn

As a Christian father of three children, I am always looking for ways to take care of my children and make sure that they have a good chance at their future life. I want them to grow up knowing that they can do whatever they want. With that said, I also want my children to understand that not everything in life is free. After all, everything in life requires a bit of work here and there. I’ve always been a…

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We Opened Up 529 Plans for Our Kids. Here is What We Learned

We Opened Up 529 Plans for Our Kids. Here is What We Learned

My wife and I decided to open up 529 plans for our kids to help them pay for college when they are ready to go. While we do have quite some time before we are at that point, it is never too late to start saving for college, so we went ahead and did it. Below, I will go over some things my wife and I learned about 529 plans. We hope it will help you, too! What Is a…

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How I Am Teaching My High School Children about Personal Finances

How I Am Teaching My High School Children about Personal Finances

Personal finance is something that I believe should be taught in school, but it probably isn’t taught as it should be. Because of that, I decided to take it on as my own responsibility to teach my children about personal finance. While my children are not in high school just yet, I will begin to teach them everything they need to know before they graduate into the world on their own. You may not think personal finances are as important…

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How We Used Side Hustles to Escape Paycheck to Paycheck Living

How We Used Side Hustles to Escape Paycheck to Paycheck Living

Living paycheck to paycheck stinks. I mean really, it does. I used to live paycheck to paycheck, and while both myself and my wife work, we just never seemed to get ahead. Whenever we did, we were thrown a curve ball that had us begging and counting down the hours till we were paid again. I constantly worried about money and was scared to death sometimes because after all, formula, diapers, food for hungry kids, clothes, and all the children’s…

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Credit Card Interest is the Plague. Avoid the Minimum Payment at All Costs!

Credit Card Interest is the Plague. Avoid the Minimum Payment at All Costs!

As a father, I know the true financial struggles from when you have children. I have three of my own, and I learned the hard way that money does not actually grow on trees. Yes, you have probably heard your parents say it before, and of course, it is true. Either you have the money or you don’t, and there are things that you may have to live without. When I was younger, before I met my wife and had…

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