Two emotions that make us broke

July 30, 2012 Recently, I met with a group of Freshman at Tulane University in New Orleans to talk about money and careers. My main question was this: How long will it be before you’re earning a million dollars a year? Their majors ranged from business to engineering with some liberal arts degrees thrown in…

Food market in Peru

12 ways I stay frugal

Here are 12 things my wife and I do pretty consistently to take control of our money – you know, the tree that doesn’t live on water or soil, but the tree that lives off of your hard work! 1.  My wife cuts my hair This is my favorite way to stay frugal because I get some quality time…

Household debt vs wealth

Total US Government Debt

July 12, 2012 We like debt like a fat kid likes cupcakes. I’ve been in love with both at one point or another (debt and cupcakes)… but luckily I kicked my love of debt habit! However, the same can’t be said for the majority of people in the US and our beloved US government. I…