When you decide it’s time to buy a home, especially for the first time, there are a lot of very important details you need to know that can save you a massive amount of time, money, and problems if you just make an effort to pay attention to what you’re doing and use a little […]
4 Tips to Create a Get Out of Debt Mindset
When you decide you want to change your life, your habits, your finances, or whatever else, the first step you have to take is to create a mindset within yourself that allows you to succeed. That’s especially true with finances. When your goal is to get out of debt, you have to create a get […]
You Do NOT Need a Credit Score
Do you have a credit score? I bet you do. Do you know what you score is? Maybe you do, maybe you don’t. Do you believe that you really need a credit score to be financially successful? Most people do, and they are wrong. What Is a Credit Score? First, let’s take a look at […]
Are You a “Financially Fragile” American?
I read in a recent Wall Street Journal article by Phil Izzo, that about half of all Americans would have to sell some of their possessions in order to come up with $2,000 cash within 30 days. They called these people financially fragile. That’s an extremely startling statistic. Especially when you consider that a typical […]
4 Steps to Get Rid of Car Payments Forever and Pay Cash For Your Next Car
Have you ever gotten that sick feeling when the car payment is due? You realize you don’t have a choice. You need transportation to get to work and haul the kids around. But you knew if you had a paid for car that the family finances would be much easier to deal with. What if […]
Don’t Eat the Goldfish- 11 Crazy Money Saving Ideas
I was trolling the internet yesterday looking for some of the crazy and stupid things people do to save money. Oh my Lord, the craziness! People will engage in some serious strangeness when it comes to money saving ideas. Of course, saving money wherever you can is a good thing, especially when you’re trying to […]
Here We Go!
Hello, and welcome to my first blog post! Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m Dr. Jason Cabler and I teach people about personal finance. Why, you may ask? Well, I am a nerd. Personal finance and investing are exciting to me. Yes you read that correctly, I think personal finance is fun, cool, off […]