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Helping Your Kids Get Set For Life

Helping Your Kids Get Set For Life

I just finished reading the book Set For Life by Scott Trench while I was traveling to Austin a couple of months ago. This book has become my number one recommended book for older teens/college students. I mentioned it a bit on social media but wanted to go into a...

Are You Afraid of Crypto?

Are You Afraid of Crypto?

Do you need to learn about crypto? Cryptocurrency is a hot topic right now in the world, but many of us parents are not comfortable with the subject. Are you one of those parents? Do you feel like people are talking a foreign language when they are speaking about...

You Are Not a Failure

You Are Not a Failure

Am I a failure? Have you ever had something in your past that made you ashamed? I did.  Back when we first got married we made several bad financial decisions.  We didn't go out and buy a bunch of stuff on credit. If we had, we might have at least had some stuff to...

Our First FinCon Experience

Our First FinCon Experience

What is FinCon? Keith and I got an opportunity to attend our first FinCon last week.  For those of you that have never heard of FinCon, let me tell you a little about it.  It is a conference held every year in different locations that brings personal finance content...

What to Do When Life Gets Hard

What to Do When Life Gets Hard

Can I be real? This season of life feels so hard.  My to-do list doesn’t seem to be shrinking, and my productivity has tanked. I’m not saying this to make you feel sorry for me; I just feel like a lot of you are right there with me and maybe you need this pep talk...

Action Brings Clarity to Your Plan

Action Brings Clarity to Your Plan

I want to share with you a principle that I have learned in the last couple of years - action brings clarity.  When you don’t know what to do, just take action.  Many people feel that they need to get their plan together perfectly before they can...