Posts filed under: Blogging

  • 2017 mid-year goal
It is fall up here in the midwest and the leaves are beginning to turn beautiful colors. My last update was right after Father’s Day, my first Father’s Day as a Dad. This past week we celebrated my daughter’s first birthday. Our daughter is so sweet, and I thoroughly enjoyed watching her demolish her first......
  • handyman
I recently read this article from Mr. Money Mustache (MMM) named Making Space for Badassity. In this article, MMM challenges his readers to stay home for a weekend with zero plans. He writes, make a list of things you want to get done around the house or something you can do to improve yourself. Be the handyman,......
  • 2017 mid-year goal
I hope everyone enjoyed Father’s Day. It was my first Father’s Day with my little girl and it was a great day. My wife made chocolate chip pancakes and bacon for me – it was fantastic. I started making a baby gate, spent some quality time with my daughter and wife, and cooked everyone dinner.......
  • you can become a millionaire with an average salary
Is it possible to become a millionaire with an average salary? The answer is yes, but the key to the answer is to leverage compound interest. CNN had an interesting article addressing the question: can you become a millionaire on an average salary? 37% of American’s think they will need $1 million to retire safely. It is......
I finally realized that I am a millennial. At 29, I thought I was too old to be considered a millennial. It was only a few years ago that I heard the term millennial. Over the last few years, I’ve heard the question, “Do  Millennials work hard?” I did some research, and I found a......
  • Advice for millennials
I was thinking the other day: what advice for millennials would I give that would be valuable for them to know? What would I tell myself when I was graduating high school knowing what I know now? Let me start by saying I do not regret my past. I believe in learning from the experiences......
  • Goal setting 2017
In my post last week, I wrote my 2016 year-end summary. At the end of the post, I touched on why goal setting is important. I’ve read quite a few articles over the last week from different bloggers regarding goal setting, and most bloggers argue that people only achieve 8-20% of their goals. That was shocking to......
  • 2016 year-end summary
I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday weekend and that 2016 was a good year for you. 2016 was a  great year for my family and me – I have many things to be thankful for. In today’s post, I provide a year-end summary of things I am thankful for and of things that I am......