Category Archives: Personal Story

Friday Financial Tidbit-Planning is more important than the plan itself

If you have have read, listened to, or watched any of material on the blog you know that I am a big believer that planning is an important piece of a healthy financial plan. Because of that I write a … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #107-How the credit score is the most overrated measure of financial success in the personal finance world

Podcast: Play in new window | Download The role that the credit score plays in the financial industry What role should it play in your finances? What a credit score can’t do for your finances Build up other financial disciplines … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #102-Why I wrote “A Tale of Two Houses”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Why I wrote “A Tale of Two Houses” What inspired me to write a book in the first place What “A Tale of Two Houses” isn’t about What “A Tale of Two Houses” … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #100-100 money thoughts from 100 lessons of the show

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Different format to the show today Sharing my thoughts from doing 100 lessons of the show Doing the podcast has taught me a lot about money How you can help show your support … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #99-Why we don’t have a car payment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What we learned when purchasing a new vehicle Why our opinion of car payments was reinforced How paying for cars in cash is worth the price “A Tale of Two Houses” Webinar replay … Continue reading

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Why Cash is King

I haven’t talked much about our personal life on the blog lately but Lisa and I are expecting our 3rd child, a daughter, in July. It’s an exciting time for our family and we’re excited to welcome our baby girl … Continue reading

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“A Tale of Two Houses” is now available for pre-sale!

Well look what we have here! After months of planning, writing, editing, and promotion my new book A Tale of Two Houses-Our journey of buying a house the right way after buying one the wrong way is now available for … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #98-Is your house an investment or a liability?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Is your house an investment or a liability? Not always a Black or White answer How you buy your house helps determine whether it is an investment or liability How to attend the … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #96-The 5 Ways Tracking My Net Worth Helps My Finances

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Why I track my net worth on a monthly basis Can’t move forward until you know where you stand Shows where we’ve been and where we’re going How to calculate your net worth … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #93-Review of Sling TV

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Paying too much in cable or satellite tv costs? Is Sling TV an attractive alternative to cable My review of Sling TV Why it is a good option if you are looking to … Continue reading

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