Six figures and broke. Sounds like a problem that somebody made up. But earning a six figure income and living paycheck to paycheck is a much more common problem than you might imagine.
I realize the title 10 Reasons You Will Never Get out of Debt might sound a little harsh, but I wrote it that way for a reason. I’ve been teaching people how to manage their money better and get out of debt for over a decade now, and I’ve seen a pattern of behavior…Continue
When you’re starting to get out of debt, one of the first steps I recommend in my online course is to build a $1,000 emergency fund. When you’re getting out of debt, an emergency fund is absolutely…Continue
Learning how to invest your money wisely is one of the most important things you can do to create an awesome future for you and your family. Saving and investing your hard earned money over a long period of time allows the power of compound interest work its wondrous magic! When you…Continue
Becoming rich doesn’t usually happen overnight. When it does it usually doesn’t last very long. The main reason this is true is because in order to become rich and have wealth that lasts, you have to have a certain amount of financial discipline over a long period…Continue
There are a lot of bad options available when it comes to getting out of debt. I know this because I get emails frequently from readers who’ve tried several different options for getting out of debt, but ultimately failed. They end up contacting me…Continue
This is the third post in the Living Paycheck to Paycheck on a High Income Series. In the first two posts, I showed you some of…Continue
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In my last article, Living Paycheck to Paycheck on a High Income- How Does That Happen?, I talked about how upwards of 1/3 of high income…Continue
Anytime you need to make extra money quickly, there are literally hundreds of ways you can do it. I’ve written about quite a few of those ways over the years. You can find a …Continue
When I did the latest reader poll here on Celebrating Financial Freedom a few months ago, the biggest problem most of you said you were facing is that you are living paycheck to paycheck. It’s a problem that I see almost daily when readers contact me for…Continue
Will the rising cost of higher education be the next Bubble to Burst? The Tennessee Board of Regents once again raised tuition cost. Many may not realize the that higher education tuition indebtedness has reached over $1,382,341,705,424, that's $1.3 Trillion with a "T". Since 1978, college tuition and fees have risen by 1,225%, nearly five times the rate of growth of the Consumer Price Index, not to mention the staggering high cost of college textbooks of over…Continue
Reverse mortgages are heavily advertised as a great way to provide retirement income for cash strapped homeowners. Usually you’ll see reverse mortgages advertised using an aging TV or movie star encouraging seniors to unlock the equity in their home to provide…Continue
One question I hear quite often from readers who are getting out of debt: “Which should I do first, save for retirement or pay off debt?” It’s a common question that leaves a lot of people confused. There is plenty information…Continue
There is a great wealth building tool you have available right now that will absolutely make you financially wealthy. However, it’s a wealth building tool most people don’t think about all that often.
When most people think about tools for…Continue
Most Americans are saving very little money, if any at all. I know my savings have been harder to come by in recent years. Over the last few years my income was cut almost in half due to several factors. On top of that, we were also paying cash for my wife’s…Continue
The recent story on NBA player Antoine Walker losing $110 million is a perfect example. We think how on earth could he possibly do this? I know our family would have this several years ago as we just knew would not be "that" type of person to blow such a pot of gold away. In fact, we had plans for how we would SPEND our money if a windfall would ever come our way (notice the emphasis on SPEND with NO mention of SAVINGS). Yep, if only that would happen we dreamed.
How many times have you said to yourself, “if I could just make more money, I’d never have to worry about finances again”, or “if I had x amount of dollars, all my financial problems would be solved for good”.
Being a personal finance blogger and a money geek, I like to read personal finance blogs, watch shows about money, and read tons of books on money, business, and finance. I even listen to podcasts and radio shows about money when I get a…Continue
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When it comes to achieving financial success, there are only a few basic steps that it takes to reach your goals. But it always surprises me how many people don’t use these basic steps to create financial success over their lifetime.
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