Book Review: “The Millionaire Next Door”

Hi friends! I am an avid reader and enjoy switching up the books I read to keep myself from getting too bored with one particular genre.  Lately, I’ve been mixing it up by adding personal finance books.  I recently finished “The Millionaire Next Door” by Drs. Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko.  This book… Continue reading Book Review: “The Millionaire Next Door”

Book Review: “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money” – Part 3

Over the past few weeks, I shared the first eight points from Jill Schlesinger’s book, “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs.”  To recap, here were the first eight points: Buying Products They Don’t Understand Taking Financial Advice from the Wrong People Making Money More Important… Continue reading Book Review: “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money” – Part 3

Book Review: “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money” – Part 1

I am in the middle of reading a book I checked out from the library (#frugalwin :)) called “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs” by Jill Schlesinger, a money analyst for CBS News.  In this post, I am going to cover the first four points… Continue reading Book Review: “The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money” – Part 1

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

Maybe it’s just me, but since prioritizing taking care of my finances and beginning the path to financial independence and hopefully retiring early, I regularly worry about having a major expense pop up that completely destroys the progress I’ve made in this area of my life.  I’m an emergency management planner full time, so constantly… Continue reading Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop