2017 is right around the corner! I’ve made some exciting and challenging goals for myself for the new year. Some are short-term and some are long term. I like to dream big with my goals, but also infuse some reality into the process. 2017 is my “M&M&M” year … Marathon, Mortgage and Millionaire. Goal 1: … Continue reading "10 | 2017 Goals: Marathon, Mortgage, Millionaire"
We work hard. We earn money. We buy stuff. Then, that stuff requires repair, maintenance and software updates. Before you know it, your stuff is out of style. You’re on version 3 when the rest of the world is on version 7. We work harder. We earn more money. We buy more stuff. Are we … Continue reading "9 | Freedom Through Minimalism"
During late 2013 while I was traveling out-of-town for work, my wife Nicole found our “forever house”. This home had everything she was looking for including an attached garage, open floor plan, updated kitchen, walk-in closet and a big backyard on a half-acre lot. She told me that this was THE ONE and as soon as I … Continue reading "15-Year Mortgage Paid Off in 5 Years"
About a month ago, my wife Nicole and I were at a wedding for one of our good friends. At our table, I struck up a conversation with a random guy named Victor Mangona. I discovered that Victor and his wife Kate are both doctors and they live in a swanky part of Dallas called Highland … Continue reading "7 | Make Money on Airbnb"
I’ve been in the corporate event marketing business for a little over 12 years now. It’s a fun industry to be part of. The thrill of a live event, being a part of a global product launch and traveling around the world can be very exciting. That life can also be quite draining on your relationship … Continue reading "6 Family First Tips for Business Travelers"
Hello Nicole. I’m not really dead. Sorry about that spooky title. But if I do die unexpectedly, I want you to give you and the kids a clear path to feel safe and well taken care of … Hence why I’m writing this letter to you today … The Warm Blanket of Life Insurance As I was … Continue reading "Honey, I died. Here’s what to do with the life insurance money."
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In 2010, my wife Nicole and I got married and started our lives together. Financially speaking, we both really enjoyed the DINK (double income with no kids) status in our first year of marriage. We had a blast going to music festivals, vacationing in the Caribbean and treating ourselves to countless steak dinners. But … Continue reading "4 Newlywed Debt Destruction Tips"
Children … They provide us with a sense of pride that is unmatched. Raising kids truly feels like the reason we’re placed on this earth. We learn from them, we grow with them and the bond that is formed is a blessing from God. Children are also QUITE annoying, sticky and interrupt you constantly. The Stickiness of Parenthood … Continue reading "3 | The Joy and Annoyance of Kids"
Investing for retirement … We all know how important it is. But where do we start?! How much money do we need? Do we work with a broker? How do we make sure we’re investing correctly? Retire Rich Scott Alan Turner, the author of new book 99 Minute Millionaire, took some time to chat about how anyone can … Continue reading "1 | Investing Made Simple with Scott Alan Turner"