In just a few short days, we will turn the calendar page to a whole new year. It will be 2023. Just as we have new opportunities each day for a fresh start and a new beginning to expunge anything that may have taken us off our game a bit whether that is overspending, overeating, or overindulging in any area, we also have a fantastic opportunity to embark on a new year filled with ample opportunities, dreams, and goals. Now, Take a step back and think about the past year. What was good and what are the areas where improvements can be and should be made?
Category Archives: Debt Freedom
How To Fund College Without Saving A Dime
Taking high school seriously to secure a good GPA and investing time and effort into the ACT and SAT tests, is vastly important. Not only can it prevent a student from getting into a certain college or university, but it can also be a very costly mistake.
The Elixir to Success: Consistency & Laziness
I am often asked about my success and what my special recipe is or the secret elixir to create success. I wish I could attribute it to something innovative or profound. But that is not the case. Truly, my success comes down to two key things: consistency and laziness. If you are ready to take control of your finances but don’t want to waste hours a month, The Budgetdog Roadmap is your key to success. My students learn to stay the course and trust the process and I even give them permission to be lazy – in a good way!
The Art of Winning: What it Really Takes to Achieve Success
How do you win and achieve success? For the three plus years of owning my own business and working with thousands of clients, there are a few things that I have learned about winning. I have broken them down into five main categories. If you follow these, I am confident that you, too, will see success.
A Money Hack That Would Have Saved Me Six Figures!
Let’s talk about a Professional Mortgage Loan. These loans allow those with high earning incomes to secure financing for homes with fewer restrictions than those imposed by conventional loans. They are designed for high wage earners such as doctors, certified public accountants, lawyers, pharmacists, and other high-income-potential professionals.
Why We Paid Off Our Mortgage Early, and Why it Might be Right for You
When it comes to debt, especially paying off a home mortgage, there are several schools of thought. Interestingly, because there is controversy which often happens when talking about money, people can sometimes become defensive. This has been, to date, the most controversial topic I have discussed. Quite simply, debt – not getting into it –Continue reading “Why We Paid Off Our Mortgage Early, and Why it Might be Right for You”
I Lost $42,000 Dollars By Making This Financial Decision and I Would Do It Again Tomorrow!
There is not one definitive reason why I decided to pay off our mortgage early. I am a double major in accounting and finance and a CPA with several years of experience working for one of the largest four accounting firms in the world, so I knew the math was NOT in my favor.Continue reading “I Lost $42,000 Dollars By Making This Financial Decision and I Would Do It Again Tomorrow!”