Re-balancing the Scale

Previously I posted about the importance of balance when it comes to life and finances. (See “All About Balance“) Although it is great to be able to pay off debt and watch the bills go down and the savings go up, being reminded of what I am working for also helps tremendously. I’ll admit sometimes…

Review: “A Happy Pocket Full of Money”

I recently finished reading “A Happy Pocket Full of Money: Infinite Wealth and Abundance in the Here and Now” by David Cameron Gikandi. I first saw this book while browsing through the books section at my local Salvation Army store. (Always a great place to find excellent reads for just a few dollars.) I had…

Where to Start When You Need a Fresh Start

“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” -Mary Pickford So many of us have been there. That place where you feel so alone, so vulnerable, so weak. Finances seem to be out of control, the debt…

I Can Only Practice What I Learn

“Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.” -Nita Ambani I would like to a try a little exercise to start out this post. Think back to your days…

“Planned Event” Envelopes – A System Based on the Envelope System

To be honest, my wife and I have never really been big fans of the “envelope system”. I have read many different articles from many different people explaining how this system has allowed them to better organize their finances and help to keep savings goals on track. The idea of it is great and it…

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