One of the best perks about being a teacher, besides the almost four months off a year, and being on the same schedule as my children, is that everyone thinks we are really poor. I use this to my advantage all the time. I said to my car mechanic, "That's really expensive, I'm just a … Continue reading Earning Potential for a Teacher: We are Paid Great!! If You Work…
Ok, sooo as it turns out everyone thinks they know what the middle class is, and everyone defines it differently. 90% of Americans say they are in the middle class, and very few want to be filthy rich or dirt poor. We all just want to be the same and no one wants to be … Continue reading What is the Middle Class and is it in Trouble?
The conversation in my house lately has been about our 12 year old who starts Middle School in the fall. I said to my wife, “she goes off to college in six more years.” That statement was a shocker to us both as it left my mouth. You know kids grow up fast, but she … Continue reading Financial Freedom or Experiences: What’s the Balance?
As an educator, I'm a big fan of education!! However, for most educators and other professions, financial literacy was not part of the education process. I knew financial literacy was lacking by my teen years, because I had a great dentist as a kid that explained it to me during a check up appointment. He … Continue reading Increasing Your Financial Knowledge: It’s a Journey
When I was just a little “Josh” I use to love to be rewarded. I would battle to the death for a trophy in sports, or make all “A’s” in school for some ice cream from my parents. I did things for a big reward or a small reward, it didn't matter, I wanted the … Continue reading Rewarding People vs. Becoming a Better Person
This summer is the best time to go and see the National Parks in both the USA and Canada, and here is why: Every 4th grader in America and their family gets a park pass!! Free Admission!! Canadian National Park passes are Free for everyone to celebrate 150 years of national parks. Free Admission!! Senior … Continue reading National Parks: A Great Cheap Vacation
If you are reading this then you are DONE!! Done with work, done with employees, done with co workers, done with bosses, done with the commute, and done with work. You may have been googling around during your lunch breaks and at home for a way out and quick. You might be 20 or 60 … Continue reading Easiest way to Retire Quick!