The Habitual Millionaire: Many of our successes and failures in life can be attributed to our habits. I have experienced my share of both due to my own habits, and I have personally witnessed many others whose habits have destroyed or enhanced their own lives. Some of our habits are those which we’ve learned in… Read More The Habitual Millionaire
That’s a simple statement that has a very profound impact. Aside from a handful of my fellow personal finance nerds, many people in their twenties are not really thinking about retirement at that age. The earlier that we can get people to grasp the impact of time and compound interest, the better off they will… Read More Invest Early, Retire Earlier – The Power of Compound Interest
Last fall, my wife and I bought a beautiful ~40 acre property just down the road from our current home. It has close to 35 acres of forest, with lots of hardwood trees, an enormous creek, and plenty of turkey, squirrel, deer, and other creatures that call it home. We have been told that there… Read More Saving on Property Taxes While Preserving the Earth: Tennessee Greenbelt
How much do I need to Retire? That is the million-dollar-question… see what I did there? 😉 Another way you could ask yourself this question is, “How little do I need to retire?” This slight variation in how you present the question, will probably give you very different answers.
As I mentioned in the post How to Budget Like a Boss, YOU are in charge of your money! You decide what you want those dollars to do, and it’s your responsibility to make sure that they do their job. A budget is a tool that puts you in control of your finances instead of letting… Read More Optimizing Your Budget
With another baby due in January of 2018, my wife and I have been looking for a larger vehicle to accommodate our (still) growing family. We went into our search with several key things we were looking for. We made our own list of demands for the Black Sheep Family’s new ride. But, I’ll get… Read More The Black Sheep Bought a New Ride!