Category Archives: Money Saving Tips

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #143-Spring cleaning with our finances

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What are some small things we can do to have a big impact on our finances Why physical de-cluttering saves us money How much of a refund are you receiving this year? Are … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #94-Three things to do before considering purchasing a home

Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s important to know what to do when purchasing a home Even more important to know what to do before you start the process The most important three things to do before we … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #78-Should we put our finances on autopilot?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is Automation Why do we automate our finances How to automate your finances Pros and Cons of automation Quote of the week

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Tips on saving on Diapers and Wipes

In the past 2 and a half years I’ve changed my fair share of diapers. So many in fact that I feel like I’ve gotten pretty good at it if I do say so myself. It’s especially amazing considering that … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #68-Tip on how to reduce your taxes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Advertisers know what to do with your tax refund The three basic things to know about the tax systems Ways to lower your taxable income Tax credits you might qualify for … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit: Frugal or Cheap?

Yes, I was one of those guys who waited until the last minute to purchase a Valentine’s Day gift for my wife. But it turns out I wasn’t the only one as there were plenty of other men and women … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #27-The 4-1-1 on living on one income

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: The “4-1-1 on” series continues with my experience on living on one income Living on one income is not for everybody, but many want to and can’t figure out how It … Continue reading

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How to look at your finances as OR instead of AND

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. Like everything else in our life, when it comes to our finances, we often get frustrated by trying to do too many things at once. We tell ourselves that … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Stay away from financial junk food

We know we shouldn’t do it, it’s bad for our financial health, yet we still do it. What am I talking about? I’m talking about financial junk food. Financial junk food looks different to each individual. For some it’s overspending … Continue reading

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15 year vs. 30 year mortgage revisited

When people ask me for my recommendation on purchasing a home, I always start off by recommending one takes out a 15 year mortgage instead of a 30 year mortgage. I’ve written before about the difference in cost between a … Continue reading

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