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3 Reasons Why Your Budget Fails

3 Reasons Why Your Budget Fails

The following is a guest post by Joseph Hogue:   Budgets are like New Year’s Resolutions, we all make them but few ever last long. Make sure you’re not setting your budget up to fail with these three budget fixes. Consumer debt in the United States reached $625 billion in April, near the record set […] Read More

Does God Want Us to Have Nice Things? The Wealth Debate Continues

Does God Want Us to Have Nice Things Wealth

Some people can get kind of weird when you start talking about God and wealth.  So many of us are taught that poverty and lack of material goods breeds humility and brings you closer to God.  At the other end of the spectrum are the preachers asking their flock for a new $65 million private […] Read More

12 Things You Should Know About Me

12 Things You Should Know About Me

When I started the Celebrating Financial Freedom blog and course in 2011, it was very difficult to share anything personal with my readers.  I really wasn’t used to putting my life on display for everyone to see. Over the years I’ve learned to be a little more open about who I am and what I’m […] Read More

Money Making Idea #15- How to Buy & Sell Overstock Items For a Profit

How to Buy and Sell Overstocked Items For a Profit

This Money Making Idea is a great way to start a side business.  If you do well, you could even transition this money maker into a full time business with a full time income to boot. There are a lot of people making a living selling overstocked and liquidated merchandise, but there is certainly room […] Read More

Reverse Mortgage- Wise Investment or Stupid Decision?

Reverse Mortgage- Wise Investment or Stupid Mistake

Reverse mortgages are heavily advertised as a great way to provide retirement income for cash strapped homeowners.  Usually you’ll see reverse mortgages advertised using an aging TV or movie star encouraging seniors to unlock the equity in their home to provide extra income during retirement. But is a reverse mortgage really as good as advertised, […] Read More

13 Tips to Save $200 Per Month Right Now!

Thirteen Tips to Save 200 Per Month

One of the top subjects the CFF community has told me you want to hear about is how to save more money.  So let me ask you a question: What could you do with an extra $200 every month? Would you pay down debt? Put money in an emergency fund? Invest for the future? Or […] Read More

Save For Retirement or Pay Off Debt- What Should You Do First?

Save For Retirement or Pay Off Debt Which Should You Do First-

One question I hear quite often from readers who are getting out of debt:  “Which should I do first, save for retirement or pay off debt?”  It’s a common question that leaves a lot of people confused.  There is plenty information available on the subject, but no clear consensus about what’s the best way to […] Read More

5 Easy Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

5 Easy Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

Saving money at the grocery store is one great way to use your money more efficiently.  Most experts (me included) recommend that your food budget should be between 5-15% of your take home pay.  This includes groceries and eating out combined. My family and I typically stay within that range, and we don’t feel deprived […] Read More

The Best Wealth Building Tool I Know

The Best Wealth Building Tool I Know

There is a great wealth building tool you have available right now that will absolutely make you financially wealthy.  However, it’s a wealth building tool most people don’t think about all that often. When most people think about tools for building wealth, they think about things like investment strategies, savings calculators, and building a good […] Read More

Money Comes Easy and Often- How to Create a Wealth Mindset Using the Law of Attraction

Use the Law of Attraction to Create a Wealth Mindset

My wife Angie and I were at a fundraising dinner last night for a local ministry that we support.  As we were leaving the venue, we were having a powerful conversation with our good friend Debbie about wealth and success.  Specifically, we were discussing how expanding our wealth allows us to do more and affect […] Read More

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