What Makes Us Waste Money simple money man

What Makes Us Waste Money?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  When we spend on lasting joy and happiness and look back and continue to say yes I’m glad I spent on that, and then it solidifies our decision. But often times that is not the case. So what makes us waste money? There are…

Don’t Feel Pressured To Earn Side Income simple money man

Don’t Feel Pressured To Earn Side Income

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Across the Personal Finance ecosystem, I’ve read many articles where writers have taken time from their lives to earn side income.   They’ve earned this side income through various means such as rental property management, tutoring, course offerings, consulting, being an Uber or Lyft…

When Great Deals Are Not That Great simple money man

When Great Deals Are Not That Great

Reading Time: 4 minutes  You really don’t have to be a shopaholic to find great deals. You just need to be detail-oriented and practice customer awareness.   Customer awareness is the ability to truly recognize what is being sold and if it is being sold at a fair…

Simple Analysis – Vacation Property As An Investment simple money man

Simple Analysis – Vacation Property As An Investment

Reading Time: 4 minutes  With two little kids, opportunities to binge watch a show on Netflix is rare. So an alternative I like is to sometimes watch an episode here and there on HGTV. And in particular, I like watching Lakefront Bargain Hunt and Beachfront Bargain Hunt.  …

Are Your Home Improvements Providing Life Improvements simple money man

Are Your Home Improvements Providing Life Improvements?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Just to be clear, I’m not saying you should avoid making home improvements. I’m saying the process should be deliberate and the result of the improvement should be a measurable improvement in your quality of life, which justify it as an investment.   If…

Why I’m Shifting From Stocks To Funds smm

Why I’m Shifting From Stocks To Funds

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Recently I’ve posted my love of index funds and ETFs. I’ve proven this love by rebalancing my portfolio thru selling off the stock and using the proceeds to buy into Vanguard fund products. But what exactly is driving me to take this action? That’s…

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