Today, I’m pleased to share with you a guest post from Josh Wilson, a Millennial working to become his generation’s personal finance thought leader. Check out his blog at familyfaithfinance.com. One of the many things that I have done in the past is worry about debt (I’m not alone!). In fact, I used to worry … Read moreHow I Was Able to Reach a Better Place Mentally Through My Finances
“Oh, I’ll never buy a condo! Condo fees are such a waste of money!” In my four years as a licensed realtor in Virginia, I’ve heard this many, many times from both friends and clients. Many people rule out condos from their search because they say condo fees are like throwing money away. I agree … Read moreAre Condo Fees A Waste Of Money? A Defense of Condo Fees
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read this disclosure for more info. “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” – Charlie “Tremendous” Jones I’m a firm believer that, in addition to the people you surround yourself with, the … Read moreMillennials, These Books Could Change Your Financial Life
How do you invest your money? Some people have been asking me how I invest and how they should invest their money. I’ll admit that I haven’t been totally transparent about my investments. I just put a number that represents the total of our investments in my monthly updates. Related: April 2017 Goal Progress: Update … Read moreMillennials, Here’s How You Should Invest Your Money
I had never really heard of ‘financial independence’ as a concept until Mr. FrugaLee started talking about it here. This whole idea is new to me. I’m still exploring what it is because everyone has their own definition. To me, financial independence means planning ahead, setting goals, and working hard so that you can live … Read moreDr. FrugaLee’s Financial Independence Goals
Hi! I’m LiveFrugaLee’s evil twin, Manny. Yes, we’re Danny and Manny. Yes, our names rhyme, and our sister’s name is not Fanny. You may have noticed my facetious comments on his earlier posts as I thought it was rather humorous that my twin brother would start a blog. Now, I’m trying to be supportive as … Read moreHow to Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Passion!
How Much Should You Spend On A Car? Think back on the cars that you’ve owned in your life so far. How much did you pay for them? How much were you earning at the time? Most recommendations on how much you should spend on a car suggest a certain percentage of your gross annual … Read moreHow Much Should You Spend On A Car?
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read this disclosure for more info. The 2017 tax season officially began on January 23, 2017. The deadline for filing taxes this year is Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (traditional deadline of April 15 falls on a Saturday and Monday is Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in D.C., observed on Monday). … Read moreA Quick Lesson On Income Tax For Millennials
This post is by Brian of Millennial Money Guide. I remember when college graduation was just around the corner and I was faced with multiple options for post graduation. Was I due for a post graduation trip? The most responsible option, and socially acceptable choice, would be to immediately enter my career. This option would help … Read moreShould You Put Off Your Career To Travel?
“Should I rent or buy?” As a realtor, I get asked some form of this question often enough from people in my age group (late 20s / early 30s) that I thought I should address it in a blog post. Many people feel that renting is like throwing away money or paying someone else’s mortgage for them. … Read moreShould You Rent Or Buy? Thoughts From A Realtor