My son will be starting his senior year of high school in just a little more than a month. The potential of his future is beginning to unfold before him. After visiting some college campuses, he's weighing his options to determine where he will … [Read more...] about What Is Out Of State Tuition and How Can You Avoid Paying It?
It's been a long time since I've thought about college. But with my son preparing for his senior high of high school, my wife and I are once again thinking about college applications, scholarships, and whether it's better to live on or off … [Read more...] about 4 Steps You NEED To Do When Preparing A High School Student For College
This past Monday, I interviewed for a job I found through my professional network and found out the results the next day. Unfortunately for me, they selected a candidate with 5 more years of experience, but admitted that I was a very close second and … [Read more...] about Creating New Opportunities Out of Old Ones
Matthew found my article "Can we be a single-income household" and asked the following question: Mike, I read your article about becoming a single income household and I have a question. My wife and I recently had our second child and she just … [Read more...] about Going Single-Income: Help a Reader Make the Decision
While going through my bookshelf, I found my high school personal finance book. I've run across it a few times in the last decade-plus, but something kept me from tossing it. Well, the book is 18 years old, but still has some valuable educational … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Basics: Introduction
Growing up and then throughout college, I never really handled my finances well. However, I never made a late payment on any bill, but I also racked up a lot of debt. Luckily after college, something clicked in me to pay attention to my finances. … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Your Finances Overwhelm You