Personal Finance

Van Life with Matt and Alli Owen

Van Life: A Couple’s Journey of Retiring at 28 and Traveling Full Time

This couple retired at 28 to pursue living in a van full time. In order to do so, they saved over $600k in just four years. See why they chose van life, tips for calculating your early retirement savings goal, and more.

Megan Robinson 05 Nov
how to buy a house

How to Buy a House for the First Time (in 9 Simple Steps)

Learning how to buy a house is an exhausting, confusing, and often frustrating procedure. There’s so much to understand and process, from selecting the right mortgage, to picking the right real estate agent, to financially preparing for homeownership. It’s easy to get intimidated. The best way to avoid that is to increase what you know…

Cat Alford 23 Oct
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Why Am I Poor? 10 Reasons You’re Bad with Money (and How to Fix Them)

Improving money habits starts with identifying the specific problems that you’re currently struggling with. Some in your control — others not — here are ten things that might be bringing you down (and how to fix them).

Ben Huber 04 Jul
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20 New Year’s Resolution Ideas to Make 2022 Your Best Year Yet

At the beginning of every year, over 74% of Americans come up with New Year’s resolution ideas meant to change their lives for the better.[1] A few common New Year’s resolution examples include losing weight, eating healthy, improving personal relationships, quitting bad habits, and making better financial decisions. And for those of you that have…

Megan Robinson 08 Dec
diy room decor

15 DIY Home Improvement Projects That Increase the Value of Your Property

If you’re looking to sell your home now or sometime in the far-off future, or if you just want a more modern feel for your 1960s-era abode, here are 15 DIY projects to add value to your home.

Megan Robinson 04 Oct
family learning how to live on one income

How to Live on One Income When Money is Tight

Living off one income while trying to support others is difficult, but it can be done, even when a person is living paycheck to paycheck. Check out these 8 tips for reducing your expenses and learn to live off one income.

Ben Huber 15 Jul
Man Celebrating Financial Freedom

11 Steps to Achieving Financial Freedom at Any Income Level

The idea of financial freedom may seem like a pipe dream, but it’s not as far away as you think. Anyone can use these time-tested steps to make a plan, build wealth, and achieve financial freedom no matter where you started.

Cat Alford 16 Feb