Category Archives: Vlog

Instead of focusing on changing our life, focus instead on changing our day

Well I finally took the plunge and joined Periscope. I’ve done a few videos here and there. In case you don’t know, Periscope is a live video app that allows you to share videos with your followers instantly on your … Continue reading

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VLOG-The Best Way to Payoff Debt

What’s the best method to pay off your debt? The Debt Avalanche, Debt Snowball, or another method? Well, I have my preferred method when I coach people, but in the video below I discuss the best method is the one … Continue reading

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VLOG-Another way to learn how to save

On a prior episode of the JW’S Financial Coaching Podcast I shared ways that a spender could learn to start saving some money. In that episode I forgot to mention another way to help you save money, which is to … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tibit-The power of cash when negotiating a lower price

Today I share a personal story about the power of cash when negotiating. Learn how my wife and I saved $800 by offering to pay upfront with cash for new windows for our home.

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Friday Financial Tidbit-How to handle the Polar Vortex in your budget

With the harsh winter we’ve had so far in 2014 for most of the United States, I sense a lot of January budgets are going to bust due to high heating bills. But not to worry, there are things you … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-What would you do with $10,000?

If someone handed you $10,000 today free and clear, what would you do with it and why? That might sounds like a dumb question. But to me,  how you answer that questions tells me a lot about your dreams and … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Does it matter what the student loan interest rate is?

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. With all the drama going on in Washington over whether to keep student loans’ interest rates at 3.4%, let them double to 6.8%, or adjust them to another rate, what … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #36-Lessons we’ve learned in real estate with guest Lisa White

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: My wife Lisa joins me on the show to share our experience in picking a realtor Why we learned it’s important to get different opinions How we’ve gotten our home ready … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-What your FICO score is and isn’t (VLOG)

There has been a lot of debate on the FICO score recently so I decided to record a video describing what the FICO score is and isn’t:

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Friday Financial Tidbit-How to change your W-4

I’ve discussed often why getting a tax refund might not be such a great idea. The reason is pretty simple; getting an income tax refund from the IRS means that you have essentially overpaid your taxes for that year and … Continue reading

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