• affordable engineering schools
In high school when I was looking at colleges with engineering programs, I found it interesting that there were not many options to choose from. The options in Wisconsin included:...
  • I don't know what I want to be when I grow up
One area of interest I had when I started my blog was to create content to help kids that are preparing for the “real world” figure out their options are after...
  • 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...
  • student loan
Today I have I guest post from Ben Luthi over at Student Loan Hero. Student Loan Hero enables you to enter in your loan information on their website to see if...
  • interest rates
My family recently moved out of our townhome and into a single-family home back in January. About a month ago, I was spammed with an advertisement on a website I...
Last week, I wrote about one strategy for accessing the funds in your retirement accounts early. This strategy is called a Roth Conversion Latter. The Roth Conversion Latter involves converting...
  • roth conversion ladder
Admittedly, I’ve been complacent writing blog posts. I had a work trip and then a friends 30th birthday that consumed my last couple of weekends. But, I plan to get back...
  • simplest budgeting method
My wife follows Jordan Page, who is a blogger and YouTuber. She has this unique idea for budgeting that my wife and I are about to begin our third week...
  • bull market
The market has been a bull market for the better part of seven years. I used this cool calculator to show that the annualized return for the S&P 500 is...
  • traditional 401(k) or roth 401(k)
One of my good buddies came over this weekend and he recently got a new job. He is contributing to his company’s 401(k) plan – which is excellent! He met...