Today’s Economy Kills Tomorrow’s Fortunes

Unemployment is historically low. The stock market is producing unprecedented returns. Banks are paying out great interest rates. Income taxes are reduced.   That's great, but why are we all still broke?   Here's the lessons you need today to prosper tomorrow. My parents grew up poor. I do not write about other people's stories [...]

Living Frugal & Boujee

Here's 16 things that I do every day to save money while always getting quality stuff/experiences.   Disclaimer: I linked a few outside businesses and products. My blog receives zero sponsorship from anyone, so these are not paid endorsements. Click on the links...don't click on the links. I don't care. If you are a rep [...]

The 95 Year History of 1 House.

Have you ever sat down and asked yourself... why is there a "good" part of town, a "bad" part of town, and how this plays into your ability to earn wealth?   Preface: This post is a little unconventional and subtle from some of my other personal finance articles. It highlights a history of wealth distribution [...]

Here’s what I learned after losing my job 3 days before my first house payment was due.

Have you ever done something completely right, but found yourself holding onto the metaphorical short straw? I just did. Here's the story on how my bet on a job put me in the unemployment line. In 2016, I left my employer of four years in pursuit of a higher paying job where I wasn't working [...]

401k’s scare the hell out of me, and you should be concerned, too.

Are you afraid of your 401k? You should be. Question: Do you know how many Americans have saved enough money into their 401k’s from their early 20’s into retirement age, and had enough money to live on in their golden years? Zero. Seriously. Zero people have ever done this. Nobody. Not a soul. To be [...]

Adrian’s 5 Secrets To Staying Financially Strong

Rome wasn't built in a day, and neither was my financial freedom. Here's a few actionable tricks that I use every single day to make sure I am closer to being RICH than I am to being poor.   Be specific, and be intentional. When setting a goal, it feels natural to make a proud [...]

Why is there so much pressure to buy the perfect gift? Here's what i'm doing instead.

When did the holidays become so “stuff” driven? Like, seriously. Why is there so much pressure to buy the perfect gift? I'm not a fan. Here's what i'm doing instead. I could talk about “how we got here” but I don’t have any plans of turning my personal finance blog into the center for religious [...]