8 Simple Steps To Pay Off Debt on a Teacher’s Salary

The inspiring story of how a school counselor paid off $42K in student loans in less than 3 years!

Our First Rental Property (And How You Can Learn From Our Mistakes)

The story of how we purchased our first rental property, and how it’s performed financially since then compared to the S&P 500.

80+ Personal Budget Categories to Get Your Finances Under Control

Having a hard time coming up with all the personal budget categories you should be tracking? Use this list as a starting point.

Our Simple Rental Application – How We Eliminate Tenant Drama

This is the rental application form we have perfected over the years and it’s what we use to screen tenants. Free PDF download!

Extra Income Report: How We Made $15,258 in March 2019

See how we make money through side hustles and passive income. This is our best month yet! My wife gets the credit for this one 🙂

How to Calculate Your FERS Pension (Or Why I Wish I Was a Government Employee)

If you don’t know what FERS is, you probably aren’t a federal government employee. Read on to see the benefits you’re missing out on!

Are You Saving Enough for Retirement – Recommended Savings by Age

Did you know the number #1 method people use to estimate how much they need for retirement is GUESSING? We can do better…

How to Invest $1,000 (And Double It!)

There are no get-rich-quick schemes to double your money overnight, but here are 5 ways to get above average returns on your money.

An Accidental Empire: How We Got Started in Real Estate Investing

Real estate has been by far the biggest contributor to our net worth growth the last 5 years. Here’s how it all started.

How Our Budget Compares to Dave Ramsey’s Recommended Percentages

While we allocate a lot more to savings, I was surprised to see how well our own budget aligned with Dave Ramsey’s budget percentages.

Side Hustle Income Report – $5,787 in February

See how we made over $5,000 through real estate, credit card reward, and cash back apps in February (no blogging income!)

The Absolute Best Money Apps (According to These Financial Bloggers)

Financial experts share their favorite apps for saving, investing, and managing their money.

How to Save Money On Groceries (and Still Eat Healthy)

See how our family managed to slash our grocery budget while also adding 2 kids (without turning into crazy couponers).

How to Teach Kids About Money (At Every Age)

Your kids pay attention to how you handle money. What are you teaching them?

The 1% Rule – Easy Math to Evaluate Rental Properties

What is the 1% rule and why does it work? Find out how to use it to buy your first (or 50th) rental property.

8 Financial Bloggers Share What They’ve Learned From Blogging About Finance

Everyone has different goals in blogging, see what these bloggers have learned and how they are growing their blogs.

January Side Hustle Income Report – $2,812

Our rental property repair horror story and how we still managed to make a profit for the month!

Amazon FBA Side Hustle Secrets: $450K Profit in 2 Years

See how Marc from Vital Dollar successfully started, ran, and sold his Amazon FBA business and how you can get started too.

Why Signing Up for 50 Survey Sites Won’t Make You Rich

A realistic look at online surveys. You won’t make $1000 a month like some bloggers claim, but they have their place for certain situations.

The Truth About How to Succeed as a Full Time Blogger

How Jeff Proctor of DollarSprout.com overcame multiple failures to create a $400k+ per year personal finance blog.

6 Personal Finance Metrics You Can’t Afford Not to Track

If you want to build wealth and reach financial freedom, you need to be measuring your progress with these 6 metrics.

2018 Year in Review – $100K Side Hustle Success Story and Financial Stats

How we finally hit the 6 figure mark with our side hustles, plus savings rate and net worth updates!

The Simple Path to Financial Freedom

Achieving financial freedom is actually pretty simple (but not easy). Here are the steps you need to take to succeed.

2019 Money Goals – 30+ Experts Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

Get inspired for the new year with over 100 goal ideas from money bloggers and other experts.