Ultimate YNAB Review and How to Start
This is the most comprehensive review of You Need A Budget (YNAB) you’ll find on the web.
Broke Millennial Book Review
Broke Millennial is a refreshing read that deals with a lot of issues specifically facing millennials and their money.
How to Open an Ally Savings Account
Find out why I use Ally and how you can make the switch.
How to Stay on Budget by Never Using This One Word
Don’t let this one little word wreak havoc on your habits and your life.
3 Reasons You Should Stop Budgeting by the Month
The problem isn’t that you suck at managing money. The problem is you’re thinking about money all wrong. Could getting out of the monthly-budget-mindset be the key to your success?
A Different Way to Look at the Latte Factor
When you boil it down to its core, the Latte Factor is a debate between people who focus on cutting spending and people who focus on increasing income. But both sides are making a fundamentally flawed assumption…
How to Choose Your First Credit Card
I’ll walk you through everything you need to look for in your first credit card.
The Ultimate Guide to Your Credit Score
Why is your credit score important? How important is it really? And how exactly can you improve it? This article answers those questions and more!
Everything You Need to Know About Using Credit Cards
Credit cards are a tool that can be used for good or not-so-good… it all depends on the user. I want to help you understand how credit cards work and how you can use them to your advantage.
Money + Marriage
The Best Strategy to Convince Your Spouse to Budget
Marriage is hard. And money makes it harder. This is true if you follow the status quo. But if you’re at all familiar with Mapped Out Money, you know that Nick and I think this idea is fundamentally flawed. Here’s the strategy that’s helped us get on the same page with money.
4 Simple Tactics to Keep You and Your Spouse on Budget
Once you finally establish a realistic budget, how do you make sure you and your spouse stay on the same page? Nick and I identified 4 tactics that keep us acting like a team when it comes to our money and marriage.
Grow the Gap = ⬆ Income, ⬇ Spending
7 Simple Steps to Start Freelancing Now
If you’re looking to increase your income FAST, freelancing may be the answer. Here’s your step-by-step guide to get started.
3 Habits That Are Costing You Hundreds of Thousands
We all have habits that we do daily or even weekly that cost us money. Most of the time they are really little, like a cup of coffee or eating out for lunch. But just how much do these innocent purchases cost us over time?
1 Thing a Maximalist Needs to be Tidy Forever
What gave us the gumption to think we could actually squeeze into a 27ft Airstream, I still really don’t know. But the transition has been more comfortable than we ever imagined. And it’s all because we changed one thing…
4 Phrases That Show Why Being Entitled Makes You Poor
An entitled mindset will quickly sabotage your fulfillment and limit your success. Make sure these entitlement mindsets aren’t keeping you from financial and spiritual wealth.
Questioning Everything with Money is the Best Thing We’ve Ever Done
Is the weight of societal pressure making your decisions for you?
Financial Freedom is a Choice
We think that financial freedom is a gift you receive or a place that you reach. We think it either happens to you or it doesn’t. You’re lucky enough to find it or you’re not. But that simply isn’t true.
What is Financial Freedom and Independence Really?
Both of these phrases are completely useless if you don’t understand them. So what do they mean, anyways?
How to Clearly Define What You Actually Want
Before you can be a champion, you have to know the outcome you’re chasing.
What a 4-Year-Old Taught Me About Dreams and Money
My 4-year-old pal still has something most of us have lost… dreams.
4 Reasons You Need to Stop Comparing Your Finances
Is playing the comparison game with your finances holding you back?