Tag Archives: Personal Story

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #83-Garbage in, Garbage out

Podcast: Play in new window | Download I wonder what would happen if the grocery store checkout lanes contained positive material? Today’s lesson inspired by a thought I had while grocery shopping The power of negative thinking How what we … Continue reading

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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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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-Keys to getting your house ready to sell

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. As many of you know already from listening to the podcast, my wife Lisa and I are in the process of selling our condo. The reason is pretty simple; … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-What running has taught me about personal finance

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. Each and every spring I always find myself going through the same routine. Sometimes it’s earlier in the spring, other times it’s later in spring. But my routine is … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Your finances aren’t built in a day

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. Last September I had the privilege to attend the Quitter conference presented by Jon Acuff in Nashville, TN. I did a recap of the conference on a podcast episode … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-The Power of a Sale

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. Everyone loves a good sale. Why wouldn’t we? It’s a great way to get a good deal and save money at the same time, especially if you were going … 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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The trap of “low” monthly payments

The other day I received an ad in the mail from my local rent-to-own company, attempting to get me to come visit their store and leave with some great merchandise. I have always known that these stores were a rip … Continue reading

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Things I wish I knew about money 10 years ago!

Ten years ago I was in the middle of my sophomore year at THE Ohio State University.  I was still living at home with my parents and working my way through college. But I was preparing to move out on … Continue reading

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