Say Goodbye to Scarcity: How to End the Hoarding Mentality

Why is it the things we want to be empty are always full? Case in point: laundry baskets and trash cans. Meanwhile, the things we want to be full are habitually empty. Case in point: refrigerators, pantries, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, and to round off the list, gasoline Continue Reading

Marginal Gains or Losses: How To Flip Your Spending Habits

The financial independence community introduced me to the concept of marginal gains – but they garnered the idea from cycling coach Dave Brailsford who believed that if you could improve every aspect of your cycling by just 1% over your competition, you would have a winning advantage. Translated into money-speak, Continue Reading

Bountiful Boundaries (How to Start and Love a Budget)

I’ve always heard that boundaries are good for children, and so we have many such boundaries instituted in our home.  Our children are not allowed to use the Instapot, even with adult supervision.  They are not allowed to lie.  They are not permitted to disrespect their parents.  They must brush Continue Reading