Start A Budget – 5 Easy Steps to Take Control of Your Finances

Creating a budget is a simple and effective way to find gaps in spending and help you become financially stable. Strong budgets lead to financial empowerment, actionable items, and the ability to make intelligent decisions about your money. A monthly budget provides information which will empower you financially. Budgets might not be exciting or sexy, … More Start A Budget – 5 Easy Steps to Take Control of Your Finances

Building Our First Team, Do We Have What it Takes?

We are in the process of building some YouTube channels and as part of the process we are building a team. The team will be our first self-created business team, but with military, sports (coaching and playing), and work related team experience we have a concept of how we want to approach. Below is our … More Building Our First Team, Do We Have What it Takes?

Financial Literacy – Stock Investing? Pick Stocks You Care About

Let’s talk about stocks, baby. (Salt-N-Pepa voice) Stocks seem really scary if you watch various business media and attempt to understand the entire market. In my experience, there isn’t much coverage on how to invest for everyday people. Let’s try and remedy that! Stock investing has multiple avenues and they range from wildly complex to … More Financial Literacy – Stock Investing? Pick Stocks You Care About

It’s Simple, but It’s Really Not Simple. Figuring Out How to Save

Is it really that simple to save? The answer is, it depends. In theory, saving is very simple. Spending less and saving whatever is left every paycheck sounds really easy. What if there isn’t anything left? When my family started out, there was nothing left. Saving was a dream when you make $45,000 gross income … More It’s Simple, but It’s Really Not Simple. Figuring Out How to Save

Don’t Get Stuck in the Middle, Make a Decision and Start

Indecisiveness will stop you from starting. Indecisiveness will crush your confidence. Indecisiveness will stop you from achieving your goals. My dad used to say, “Do something, even if it’s wrong.” My philosophy to decisions is taken from the zone running scheme in American football. The concept is that once the ball is handed off to … More Don’t Get Stuck in the Middle, Make a Decision and Start

Financial Literacy – Handle Personal Finance Like a Business

Profitability is one of the primary goals of a business. One could argue the same thing for a family or individual. A company has three standard financial statements used to assess their standing, Income Statement (aka Profit & Loss, P&L), Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows. Each statement provides different insight into the current … More Financial Literacy – Handle Personal Finance Like a Business