How to be great at money, you ask? Great question! Let’s break down what “great at money” looks like, then “hack the loop” to see where to improve on typical situations. To me, being great at money looks like this: Cash flow positive every month 4 months’ expenses saved for the unexpected Actively saving to… Read More


One of my favorite topics to discuss is the mindset of abundance vs scarcity. I don’t know why. It could be years of being sort of an Eeyore type, until I decided to change my point of view, or it could be that our culture seems obsessed with scarcity, and that’s just irritating when we’re… Read More


Good news if you’re looking to take the first step towards living your ultimate life: Debt Freeks is starting up a brand new way to connect – personalized coaching! The new coaching platform is geared for people who want to remove money as an obstacle to achieving their goals. You’ll have access to a personal… Read More


Hey, Everyone! I’m stoked to let you know that in September, I earned my Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) credential from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). As a CCUFC I have a background of knowledge in solid financial tools to use for things like expense management, goal-setting, debt elimination, insurance basics, and investing… Read More


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Just pick ONE! That’s the “secret” to simplifying your life and freeing you to focus on what you really want. Avoid “paralysis by analysis” by choosing one method and sticking with it for a while. I figured this out after getting fed up with all the different kinds of plastic food containers in my kitchen.… Read More


In the last wealth post we talked about the two keys to unlocking wealth: 1.¬†Decreasing Expenses, and 2. Increasing Passive Income. This time, we’ll take a look at the Expenses side of things. Decreasing expenses is a surefire way to get closer to wealth and set yourself up for safely building passive income. I think… Read More


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Do work that matters and have fun doing it. Getting hired at a place you’re interested in may feel daunting, but really it can be quite simple. Think you’ll never be able to work at an awesome company that’s doing amazing stuff? Why not?… Read More


If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it at least twelve hundred times: In order to master your finances you must have a budget. What is a budget, anyway? In the traditional sense, it is an amount you set as a limit for a certain category of spending. In the practical sense it is a… Read More


Here are three widespread savings myths that are derailing your goals and how to stop them. Saving money is already hard enough. The threat of misinformation just makes it harder. I want to reveal three surprisingly popular myths that keep you from reaching your savings potential, and then provide you with a few ideas about… Read More