As I sit here watching the news I began thinking about our money saving journey. It seems it's ALWAYS on my mind. Why not SAVE all we can? It's not that hard and greatly improves YOUR FUTURE! Becoming rich (or comfortable) is one of those things many of us dream about; waking up with no financial … Continue reading Why Saving a Little Today Means a Better Tomorrow
As I sit here watching the Alabama vs. Florida State football game I began to think about the world we live in and what it's become. All the fancy commercials and ads designed to do nothing but get you to spend your hard earned money. And guess what? IT WORKS. The last three ads have been fast … Continue reading After All, It’s Your Money. Or Is It?
Looking back on my childhood I don't remember being taught about saving or financial stuff at all. I guess it was because we were very poor. Oh, we always had food, clothes, and shelter but that was pretty much it. And don't think I'm complaining because I'm not. I'm just reflecting back on some things … Continue reading Financial Childhood Memories
The magic of COMPOUND INTEREST will literally change your life. I'm not talking about a measly low interest savings account offered by banks and credit unions either! For the most part, the typical savings account can't even keep up with inflation and will actually lose money if left there long enough! Although they do serve the … Continue reading The Magic of Compound Interest
Hello everyone!! Welcome to my blog! This blog is designed to help you understand the importance of SAVING MONEY. It's called SAVING GEORGE as in George Washington is on the dollar bill. Lame? Maybe but I want you to know that just saving a little here and there on a consistent basis beats the crap out of … Continue reading Saving Money
I'm sitting here at 3:30 in the morning listening to podcasts and doing some reading and began thinking about emergency savings. I know right? Pretty boring subject! I'm not really sure of the reason, but I seem to dwell on things like this from time to time. Something that NEVER hit my radar for years … Continue reading The Importance of an Emergency Fund
FED UP WITH SAME OLE SAME OLE? So your fed up with the way things are? You're always broke no matter how much you bring home? I know for a fact that this SUCKS! So what ya gonna do about it? Keep doing the same ole crap over and over and over? Keep wasting every cent you make? … Continue reading Frank Financial Advice
The best way to save money Most of the time frugality advisers demonize the small things in life we enjoy, and ignore the BIG WINS where we can save and earn the most. Don't get me wrong, I'm all about frugality but the truth is most people don't actually SAVE the money they think they are "saving". They … Continue reading Saving Money the Smart and Easy Way
Here are some INTERESTING stats I ran across today while surfing the net. We all fall into these in one way or another. A 2017 report in MarketWatch found that half of American households currently live paycheck to paycheck 19% have $0 saved to cover an emergency expenses; 31% have less than $500 in … Continue reading Financial Problems?
mo·ti·va·tion ˌmōdəˈvāSH(ə)n/ noun the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. So, what is motivation? Motivation is a powerful, yet tricky beast. Sometimes it is really easy to get motivated, and you find yourself extremely excited! Other times, it is nearly impossible to figure out how to motivate yourself … Continue reading Get Motivated to Save Money