There are so many examples of financial trash. Some people have a lot of it. Others might have little, but it might stink a lot more. Some people have their trash strewn all about, while others have it hidden. Some people are accumulating trash faster than they are able to get rid of it. [Read more…]
Last week I flew from Chicago to Charlotte, rented a car, and stayed in a Marriott hotel for 3 nights—all for free. On top of that, I accumulated 35,000 flight miles and got a free rental car upgrade. Some people think free trips are beyond their reach, but it is surprisingly simple to do.
I did something completely uncharacteristic of myself by leaving the family behind for a solo weekend trip to FinCon, a conference for financial bloggers, freelancers, & businesses. Though I had a bit of a rocky start, it turned out to be an amazing experience.
Here’s what I mean by rocky start. [Read more…]