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December 2020 Debt Payoff Report

December 2020 Debt Payoff Report

Hey there, fellow debt crushers!  It’s been a few months since I put out a debt report. This is mostly because I’ve been on auto-pilot at the end of the year, and our numbers have looked the same from one month to the next.  This…

Book Review: The Book on Rental Property Investing

Book Review: The Book on Rental Property Investing

It must be gratifying to be able to say that you literally wrote The Book on Rental Property Investing, which is something Brandon Turner can say.  I imagine him at networking events having conversations like this: BRANDON TURNER:  I’m an investor, but I’m also a…

Build a Rental Property Empire: Should You Read It?

Build a Rental Property Empire: Should You Read It?

I recently read a book about BRRRRing after becoming interested in real estate investing.  I had considered house flipping and then decided against it for a number of reasons. But I happened to come across something online about BRRRR and got hooked on the idea. …

The ZigZag Principle: Who Should Read It?

The ZigZag Principle: Who Should Read It?

I purchased The Zigzag Principle on recommendation from another book I was reading, Five Day Weekend [LINK]. Five Day Weekend is a book on lifestyle design, and it pairs with this one fairly well since it emphasizes the need to invest in your own ventures,…

The Partial Payment Budget Method

The Partial Payment Budget Method

Usually referred to as the half payment budget method, the partial payment budget method helps to avoid the pitfall of having more money leftover on one paycheck than on the next.  The method behind the partial payment budget system is saving for all of your…

Book Review: Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat (BRRRR) by David Greene

Book Review: Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat (BRRRR) by David Greene

Looking to start investing in real estate as part of your portfolio? You might be considering picking up David Greene’s Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat. BRRRR for short. I knew that after I paid off my debt I would need to have a bigger plan.…

September 2020 Debt Payoff Report

September 2020 Debt Payoff Report

Hey there, fellow debt crushers!  I’m back again this month with another debt payoff report. At this point we’re about six months into our debt payoff, and we’re super excited about looking at our six-month numbers.  Obviously, since we started in the middle of March,…

August 2020 Debt Payoff Report

August 2020 Debt Payoff Report

August is my least favorite month of the year.  It heralds in back-to-school shopping and unrelenting heat, and there are no holidays to celebrate.  Honestly, August can just fall off the calendar completely and I would be glad to be rid of it. Also this…

Smart Money Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze:  Who Should Read It?

Smart Money Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze: Who Should Read It?

I picked up Smart Money Smart Kids to get some ideas for ways to teach money management to my kids. Growing up, I didn’t have anyone to teach me about finances. I had to learn personal finance on my own, and I made some huge…

The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone: Who Should Read It?

The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone: Who Should Read It?

Thinking of reading The 10X Rule? I’ve read it, and I’ll let you know what’s in the book and whether it’s worth your time.