Financial Mechanic


You Flipped the Script

People will keep trying to tell you what to do next. What will make you successful. What you can buy to make your life more enjoyable.

My Work Optional Life (and Giveaway!)

I thought I knew what I wanted in life; this book helped me visualize the details
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How to Make Your Significant Other Hate FIRE

Some tried-and-true methods to get them to stop listening to you, ignore all of your advice, and make them second guess being with you

4 Busted Myths About Women and Money

it’s time to call bullshit on four myths about women and money.

Review: Side-Hustling with Wag

Wag! is the uber of dog-walking, and I tried it out to write this review. Warning: lots of dog pictures ahead!

On Love and Money—The Mechanics of Shared Finances

I was wondering what to write this week, but I could not think of a topic for love or money. Then it hit me– love and money!

Full Circle

It can hit you between the eyes when a simple moment can make you see how far you’ve come.

You Are The Chicken And The Egg–  6 Steps to Crack Success

The egg is unremarkable; people pass by without a second glance. Yet one day, it cracks open…

A Fiery Millenial’s Money Diary

Gwen from Fiery Millenials tracks a week of her life in DC. Where did her $120 go?

$100,000 in 1970 vs. Today

How much is inflation truly? $100,000 in 1970… well that would be how much today?

Acorns Investing Review: 3 Reasons to Stay Away From This App

Acorns sounded like a great option for beginner investors who wanted to get an easy start. 3 Reasons to Stay Away From This App.

How to Sell Antiques at an Antique Mall

A look into my antique booth.

How Fear of Public Speaking Limits My Earning Potential

“Now, you can improve your value by 50 percent just by learning communication skills–public speaking. If that’s the case, see me after class

Beware of the Compare

There will always be someone who makes more, accomplishes more, hustles more, or starts a really successful folk band while you’re failing

A Step By Step Guide To Landing Your Dream Job

When it comes to building wealth, a lot of people in the personal finance community will suggest you to focus on increasing your savings.

How Does Your Flywheel Turn

In 2001, invited me to engage in a spirited dialogue with founder Jeff Bezos and a few members of his executive team.

Baby, Let’s Pursue FI Together!

When a couple pursues FI together, it is easier for them to reach their money goals!

-Peerless Money Mentor

What Happened When I Had An Unlimited Food Budget

Would I order the expensive steak every night? Would I ever tire of the Market Choice fish or the Chef’s Special?


Asking for a raise or a promotion can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.

Using an emergency fund: how a piece of yarn cost us $1,300

We got hit with a decent size expense first thing this month! Glad we had an emergency fund to cover it.

The highest ROI college degrees

An analysis of the top degrees comparing earning potential vs degree cost

Ostrich to Hawk – My Money Management Evolution

There are two ends of the money management spectrum: the ostrich and the hawk. Which one are you?

How to Drive Traffic to your Blog with Pinterest

When I nailed down these 3 techniques, my traffic doubled the first month!

Earning Extra Income and Traveling for Cheap with House Sitting

House sitting is a great way to travel frugally and take care of fur babies along the way.