Claim What’s Yours! simple money man

Claim What’s Yours!

Reading Time: 5 minutesToo often we have to go through someone else’s policies and procedures and forms and instructions to explain a mistake that someone else has made. And if we don’t follow a specific and convoluted process for the refund of our own money, we can never…

Maintain Your Financial & Physical Health simple money man

Maintain Your Financial & Physical Health

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis post is also featured on Adventure Rich!   We’re living longer than ever before. The average life expectancy is over 80 years for females and close to 80 for males.   We’re finding that more and more people are living well past 100.  All…

Save Over $5,000 Per Year Easily simple money man

Save Over $5,000 Per Year Easily

Reading Time: 4 minutes  We’ve all heard it: there are little things you can do to easily save money. I’m here to say that it’s true and it works. And if you do these easy little things on a consistent basis; thus establishing them as good habits, then…

When An Emergency Strikes simple money man

When An Emergency Strikes

Reading Time: 4 minutes    Immediate action is required. In order for us to take immediate action to address emergencies, planning needs to take place in advance. Most of that planning involves saving money right?   Emergencies can mean losing a job, fixing a leaky roof, paying for…

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us simple money man

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us

Reading Time: 4 minutes    For many people, the savings rate recommended by financial planners is outrageous whether it’s 10% or 15% of their annual income. For others, it’s a piece of cake. Increasing your savings rate by a significant percentage and on a consistent basis really does…

custom budget simple money man

A Customized Budget Is A Good Thing

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy learning about budgeting techniques and tools that are out there and available. But rather than using them, I instead get ideas from them.  I already have a custom budget excel spreadsheet that I use and it has served…