How I Save 75% Of My After Tax Income Each Month

The following is guest post from Brian. I’m a nerd for personal finance. Since around the age of 13, I’ve been invested in the stock market. I get excited when a new blog post shows up on The College Investor. And I have more fun receiving a paycheck and distributing the money strategically. When I […]

How To Become a Millionaire by 25

What do these people all have in common: Catherine Cook Matt Mickiewicz Juliette Brindak Jermaine Griggs Sean Belnick Ok, so maybe you haven’t heard of these 6 people before?  Well, what if I added the names Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Dell to that same list?  Would it make more sense? These are all individuals who’ve […]

Why Frugal Living Will Only Get You So Far

Frugal living is a great idea, but it won’t make you rich and wealthy. It can save you money, but to build real wealth you need to earn more money as well.

My Top Financial Hack: Front Loading Your Life

I love this quote – it relates exactly to my top financial hack – front loading your life.  I’m a big believer that you need to do as much as you possibly can as early as you possibly can.  It’s so much better to load up on savings and investments in your 20s versus your […]

That Time Someone Asked: “How Much Money Do You Make?”

“How much money do you make?” That was the question a complete stranger asked me this weekend. I was shocked. I stumbled over my words, mumbling something along the lines of “enough to get by,” and I politely changed the subject. My wife and I were at a party with some friends this weekend when […]

Rethinking My Personal Money Goals

“I’m never going to be rich,” my future brother-in-law said, “I’m too lazy.” We were sitting on a blanket, enjoying a picnic on an unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon in May. He continued, “I like doing things like this way more than I like having money, so I’m not going to get myself into a situation […]