Wedding Expenses and Marriage Succes? Now We Have Data
Mon, 10/20/14 | 17 Comments

You may already know that I’m not a big fan of materialistic wedding expenses. More specifically, I think that the average cost of a wedding is stupidly high ($29,858 last year) and the average engagement …

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Cash is NOT King for Millennials
July 28, 2014 | 25 Comments
Cash is NOT King for Millennials

I’ve been reading a lot about millennial trends lately, and… the kids are not all right.
One of the more disturbing pieces shared the results from a recent survey of millennials on where they believe their …

Crowdfund your Wedding! Here’s How to do it.
July 22, 2014 | 18 Comments
Crowdfund your Wedding! Here’s How to do it.

Yo, fiancés – I have some great money saving advice for you, so listen up!
You know that $40,000 wedding you are planning? Yep, the one that you want to comfortably be above the $30,000 average …

The Active Chaser vs. the Passive Spectator
July 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
The Active Chaser vs. the Passive Spectator

Most of us want financial success, yet surprisingly few are successful at it. Why? What is the the defining characteristic of those who achieve financial success?
If there’s one thing I have learned over the years …

$1 Saved in your 20′s Equals $10 Saved in your 50′s!
July 14, 2014 | 25 Comments
$1 Saved in your 20′s Equals $10 Saved in your 50′s!

$1 saved in your twenties can be the equivalent of $10 saved in your fifties, if invested over time.
Hard to believe? It’s true.
Actually, $10.06 to be exact – at an average annual rate of return …

The Cheapest Way to Listen to your Favorite Music, Uninterrupted
July 7, 2014 | 9 Comments
The Cheapest Way to Listen to your Favorite Music, Uninterrupted

Back in the early 90′s, I gave up the pencil-rewind cassette playing Walkman and purchased its successor – the Sony Discman. Man, that thing was cool. All I needed was something to actually listen too…
I …

The Patio Swing Restoration Project
July 2, 2014 | 3 Comments
The Patio Swing Restoration Project

My wife and I have a patio swing that was gifted to us about 7 years ago, when we moved in to our current home.
It sits right outside of the back sliding door, on our …


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