Meet the Millennials Who BUILT and PAID OFF Their Home

I recently interviewed some friends who paid off their house early! I wanted to understand why they did it and lay it out for you all here. Meet Garrett and Maddy, 26 and 25 year old millennials who built their own house and paid it off within 5 years! You can watch the full interviewContinue reading “Meet the Millennials Who BUILT and PAID OFF Their Home”

Budget How-To: Sinking Fund

Today we start a new series! We’ll be covering different categories of a budget to give you practical knowledge for starting or improving your own budget. A budget is the building block of good finance. That is what will help you track your money and hit your financial goals. The Sinking Fund This is aContinue reading “Budget How-To: Sinking Fund”

The Plight to Provide Valuable Content

This post contains affiliate links. At the beginning of this year, my family had a goal-planning session. We snagged our laptops, packed our sleeping bags, and hit the snow-covered roads to reach our Airbnb for the night. We asked a lot of deep questions about how we envision the future and what we’d like toContinue reading “The Plight to Provide Valuable Content”

The World Needs You to Love What You Do

What makes you come alive? Like really come alive? I know people who absolutely love what they do. I have a friend who is an engineer and he was made for it. He comes alive when he’s designing a mechanical system that has to work a very specific way. I come alive when I beginContinue reading “The World Needs You to Love What You Do”

How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)

This blog post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! I’m excited to share a book with you all that I loved (and happens to be an easy read). It’s called Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. I like Hyatt because ofContinue reading “How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)”

2 Simple Actions for Growth in 2019

I find that it is too easy to focus on the big goals I want to accomplish in the coming year. The problem is when I think the big goals are the only things that will make a difference. Contrarily, I believe that Mastering the Simple is what will make a difference because that isContinue reading “2 Simple Actions for Growth in 2019”

2018 Look Back — What Goals Worked and What Didn’t?

2018 is DONE! And now we are into a whole new year. A brand new start and yet another opportunity to give up on goals in January. So, to avoid that, we’ve been looking at analyzing the goals we made in the past year and figure out what worked and what didn’t. Okay, first thing’sContinue reading “2018 Look Back — What Goals Worked and What Didn’t?”

21 Impactful Books I Read This Year

This morning, I FINISHED the reading goal that I set back in January! This year I read 21 books. Here’s a short clip of my opinion of each one! One quick thing. I liked almost all of the books I read for various reasons. I try not to pick up a book if I thinkContinue reading “21 Impactful Books I Read This Year”

Quit Making Your Goals Into God’s Goals

My goals are regularly self-focused. How can I make myself better? How can I increase my physical strength? What about my finances? What ways can I improve my relationships with others? However, what I really haven’t considered is this: As a Christian, I claim that God is the Lord of my life. But I haven’tContinue reading “Quit Making Your Goals Into God’s Goals”