Tag: parental advice

5 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self About Money

While I try not to live with a lot of regret – I have found myself (from time to time) wishing I could counsel my former young self about personal finance issues. I have certainly paid my share of “stupid tax” over the years – which have cost me a lot of time and money. …

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7 things I learned from my parents about money

Growing up, I was stubborn and short-sighted enough to think I had most everything figured out. This included issues related to money.  I lived by my own plans and thoughts and it didn’t take too long after college before I was $40k in debt and at the end of my rope. While my parents didn’t …

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How the Great Depression Changed People?

Being a farm kid from Iowa, I had the pleasure of being raised by not only great parents, but also loving and caring grandparents. With this I got to spend a lot of quality time with my Grandpa and Grandma, and saw how they lived their lives differently then everyone else. I saw how the …

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