Tag Archives: Debt

Friday Financial Tidbit-Why standard financial advice bugs me

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, see what I post on Facebook and Twitter, or listen to the podcast you know that my beliefs about how money works and how my family handles our money are … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Are your finances actually easier when in debt?

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. If you know much about me, after reading the title of this article you might have wondered if I meant to write this for April Fool’s Day. That’s because I’m … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidibt-Getting comfortable with our debt

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. I detest debt. I’ve seen how it robs people of their money, peace of mind, and freedom to live the life they choose. I’ve also seen how getting out … Continue reading

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Yes, you can purchase a car with cash

One of the biggest destructive financial myths out there today is the one that says you can’t pay for cars in cash and you will always have a car payment. As I always tell you, you can live without a … Continue reading

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Vlog: Should I wait to start my business until I am out of debt?

We all dream about starting our own business someday, but when it comes to your personal finances, should you wait until you are debt free before you pursue that dream? I attempt to answer that question below:

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Another example of why cosigning is a bad idea

Cosigning on a loan is never a good idea and is something that I’m a big opponent of. Not only do you end up paying a portion of the bill most of the time, you also hurt the relationship with … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-The barriers that hold us back financially

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: Three main barriers that hold us back financially Family issues are the biggest and most common Our past financial decisions can impact how we make decisions today … Continue reading

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I’m Debt Free, now what?

Today we have a guest post from my friend Brad Kinder of http://bradkindercoaching.com/. Brad has some great advice on what to do after you are debt free. If you follow his five things to do after you are debt free, … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Your Financial Literacy Month Questions

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Is strategic foreclosure ethical? Can technology help out your finances? Combining finances in marriage or keeping them seperate The best investment you can make is in yourself Now taking requests to … Continue reading

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Nothing is as uncommon as common sense

“There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” ~ Ben Franklin When it comes to teaching people how to handle their money, the information I share is not anything special that only a brain surgeon can understand. It is actually pretty straightforward: avoid debt, live … Continue reading

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