Proof Stuff Doesn’t Make Happy

In the last couple of weeks, other than working on the van, I have been reading a lot about how how material goods (stuff or things) do not make us happy. Getting a new laptop, car, or huge TV are pretty normal financial goals for most of us. We focus on them and love them Read More …

Personal Capital Review

I started using Personal Capital in November 2015, and I love it! The phone app allows you to see how much you have saved anytime you need a little motivation. The nice people over there send awesome emails telling you how much better off you are than this time last month (which really makes the saving Read More …

Weber-Fechner Law of Pricing

A reader sent the link below about the Weber-Fechner Law of Pricing. It is really interesting, and fits right into my field of thought, so I figured I would chuck it up here for all of you to watch and learn how to keep more of your money in your wallet. Video courtesy of Darden Ideas Read More …

Budgeting 2 – Where to Make Savings

Budgeting, budgeting, budgeting, budgeting… Now you have the hard part complete, this is where the real fun starts. It is a building block of successful saving, and eventual financial independence. Once you have started, you might just find it a little addictive. Carrying on with our example from Budgeting 1, it is now time to collate all the Read More …