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The Waterfall Cascading into my Basement

Here’s the story of how I blew my renovation budget.

It took a lot of time, some negotiating and patience that I didn’t know I had, but I was able to get a decent contractor that was willing to do some basic renovations to the house for an acceptable price.   617 more words

Financial Independence

Are Rewards Cards Really that Rewarding?

I have a huge amount of respect for Dave Ramsey.  I discovered him soon after I moved to Tennessee in 1998.  At that time we had just bought a new Jeep Cherokee and were making car payments.   1,499 more words

Small Investor

Passion for Financial Coaching

Yesterday I talked with a former student about Financial Coaching. He is one of the few I chose to mentor and give my services for free. 134 more words

Personal Finance

Offer Accepted :) Next Steps After Securing the Property

Buying property is very cash intensive. You literally bleed out money in the buying process and maybe even after that. There are costs that you can anticipate like paying for inspection, appraisal, transfer tax etc. 656 more words

Personal Finance

A Missed Chance to Change American Healthcare History

Regular readers to the blog will remember the “Parable of the Pipeline,” which was created by Burke Hedges.  This is an excellent analogy to show how the rich become wealthy and why the “normal” person doesn’t.   1,013 more words

Small Investor

A Missed Chance to Change American Healthcare History

I’m extremely disappointed that one of our Senators, Lamar Alexander (R-TN), went along with nine other Republicans and all of the Democrats and voted against the straight Affordable Care Act  repeal bill put forth in the Senate the other day.   987 more words

Small Investor

Do you need a Financial Coach?

I came across this site bigfinancialcoaching the other day offering FREE financial coaching services to people who wants to have a better life and better version of themselves. 94 more words

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