These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Since I’m the biggest personal finance nerd I (and some of my friends and family) know, I usually get asked for my recommendations on anything money related. While I don’t profess to be a financial expert, I do love talking about different methods that people use to manage their finances. The following are a few things that I usually recommend to people during my geeked out money conversations.  Continue reading

The Four Rules of YNAB and How They Changed How I Budget

Vic wasn’t always the Budget Jedi that he currently is. (Nor did he always talk in the third person). For years my wife and I tried to budget. We tried Mint and Excel spreadsheets. Yet no matter what we tried and how motivated we were, nothing ever stuck. Continue reading