I have often heard people say that I should put my money to work. It is an idea that has always attracted me. If enough money is doing the work then I might no longer have to. While it sounds almost too good to be true, it certainly is nice to think about. To consider […]

When it comes to personal finance we are going to have to deal with numbers. Whether or not you find that unfortunate is a matter of preference. I usually enjoy working with numbers and more often than not I can take things a little too far. That being said, I still believe that tracking your […]

The problem with minimum payments is that they can turn very large and glaring financial problems into deceivingly manageable monthly routines. However, dabbling with the minimums only increases the risk of financial hardship over a prolonged period of time. This is why I believe that becoming debt free is the most important thing to do […]

Just a little over a month ago I made my last student loan payment. While that is a seemingly mundane description for what I did on the evening of February 21st, 2015, I prefer to see it more as me driving a rusty spike through the skull of a zombie I had been fighting with […]