Garage Sale No More! Do this instead.

Garage Sale No More! Do this instead.

I came across an article on The Simple Dollar by Holly Johnson. Her article “Why I Quit Having Garage Sales (and What We Do Instead)” takes a look at why she gave up on having garage sales. I agree with Holly. A garage sale is hard work! You drag all your junk out to the…

Can I Afford a Vacation Home?

Can I Afford a Vacation Home?

A vacation home is a popular topic for our family. We live in an area where the cost of a primary residence hovers near the one million dollar mark. Our prospects of owning our own home are years in the future. However, there are mountain communities surrounding Los Angeles where the cost to buy a…

Houston – Six Awesome Free or Cheap Date Ideas

Houston – Six Awesome Free or Cheap Date Ideas

A while back I did an article about dating on a budget. That article went gangbusters. A lot of my readers from that article were from Texas and California. I thought it would be awesome If I wrote some short articles that talked about dating on a budget in some specific cities. The first city…

What we learned from “The Millionaire Next Door”

What we learned from “The Millionaire Next Door”

This week we lost an influential voice in the world of financial freedom. Dr. Thomas J. Stanley one of the authors of “The Millionaire Next Door” Was killed in a traffic accident. Though I never met Dr. Stanley I am very familiar with his work. He showed us that being a millionaire is not an…