How to File Your Taxes for Free This Year!

It’s that time again: Tax Time! While many people may struggle to complete their filing on time, why don’t you get ahead of the game and start preparing now? April, the last month to file taxes this year, will be here before you know it. So get going. Luckily, if you meet certain criteria, you […]

The Cash Flow Analysis for Our Rental Property (at Year End 2017)

It’s time once again to do our annual rental property cash flow analysis. To see previous years, visit the link at the bottom of the post. Twenty-seventeen was the absolute best year ever for our rental property: 100% occupied, no major repairs, not a peep from our tenant, and the biggest cash flow amount ever! […]

35 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Finances

The New Year is upon us! Naturally, now is a good time to reflect on last year’s successes and failures and to make plans for a prosperous new year. If you need some ideas to get you started, I’ve provided a huge list of potential financial goals for you to set in the new year. […]

Upromise Review: A Little Extra Savings for College

I joined Upromise several years ago to start saving money for my kids’ college education. I had heard of Upromise before, but I procrastinated on signing up. I shouldn’t have, and neither should you! I’m going to give you the full review below. But if you want to make better use of your time, just […]

Your Flexible Spending Account [FSA] “Use It or Lose It” Rule – What You Need to Know

This is our annual reminder about spending your Flexible Spending Account dollars and setting your allotment for next year. Based on a Treasury Department modification of the “use it or lose it” rule, some employers are allowing $500 to carry-forward from 2017 to 2018. That means you can carry over up to $500 in unused FSA […]

051: Map Your Money Adventure with Nick True of Mapped Out Money

Nick is a 20-something financial blogger who lives in Chattanooga, TN with his wife Hanna and 3 fur children. His website is MappedOutMoney.com where he focuses on budgeting and helping people learn all of things about money they didn’t learn in school. Let’s dig in. Let’s meet today’s Master of Money…. Listen to the Episode […]

050: Using Your Values and Goals to Reach Financial Independence with Matt Miner

Matt Miner is a coach, author, and speaker who works with folks to get the most out of their money by understanding his clients’ values and goals, and then helping them do what it takes to gain control of their income and increase their savings rate. Check out his work at DesignIndependence.com. Matt holds a […]

049: Money Moves to Make Before 30 with David from Money Under 30

David Weliver is the founder of the personal finance website MoneyUnder30.com and co-founder of Moneymentals, a 7-week course that helps students save more and spend better. Let’s dig in. Let’s meet today’s Master of Money…. Listen to the Episode with David Weliver Listen to it on iTunes. Stream by clicking here. Download as an MP3 […]

048: Retiring Early to Travel the World with Jeremy from GoCurryCracker

After retiring in their 30s, Jeremy & Winnie spent the last 4 years traveling the world. Their son joined them 2 years ago, and visited 16 countries in his first 16 months. Jeremy says, “who knows what the future holds, but most likely more travel and adventure.” They share it all over at GoCurryCracker.com – […]

The Best Cash Back Sites (like Ebates.com)

A cash back site is a website shopping portal (online mall) where you can earn cash back on your spending. Typical deals are anywhere from 1% to 5% cash back, with some retailers offering more than that. So how do these online malls offer this cash back? Well, they actually get a commission on the […]

047: Savvy Money Moves with TEDx Speaker and Filmmaker Adam Carroll

Adam Carroll is an internationally recognized financial literacy expert, author, and two-time TED talk speaker, creator of the Broke, Busted & Disgusted documentary, and founder of Mastery of Money. He has presented at over 700 college and university campuses. So let’s dig in. Let’s meet today’s Master of Money…. Listen to the Episode with Adam […]

046: Star in Your Own Financial Success Story with Sarah Li Cain

Sarah Li Cain is a financial storyteller who weaves practical tips and strategies into her work so that those trying to change their money mindset can see themselves in the starring role. So let’s dig in. Let’s meet today’s Master of Money…. Listen to the Episode with Sarah Li Cain Listen to it on iTunes. […]