October, 2015 Archive

★ Why Having No Choice Can Be a Glorious Thing

“If you find yourself constantly wasting time and energy wavering between choices, or daydreaming of ways your life could be...

★ How Much You Need to Save Each Day to Get $1 Million

“While the numbers in the chart are not exact (for simplicity, it does not take into account the impact of taxes), they give you a good idea of how coming up with a few extra dollars each day can make an enormous difference in the long run, particularly if you start saving at a young …...

★ The Savings-to-Self-Respect Loop

“I’ve been complaining ever since I paid off my debt that saving doesn’t feature that same high that comes when you throw $2000+ at a loan on a single day. I used to feel like a warrior making those big payments, and socking cash away just doesn’t carry the same excitement on a month to...

★ The Power of Saving $1,000

“There’s a good reason that this $1,000 emergency fund is on the top of almost all personal finance gurus’ to-do lists. Saving this amount of money is hard, but it’s not hard enough to be impossible for anyone. Before you can ever hope to make a positive change in your finances, you...

★ Why I’m NOT Looking to Retire Early

“Here’s the thing. As much as I completely agree with the conventional road to ‘findependence’ – a good job, saving a ton, investing smartly, and then finally (or for some, pretty shortly) achieving a well planned and thought out freedom, it’s not for me.  I don’t want to wait...

★ A Thing That Just Happened

“A financial setback is just a thing that has happened. It doesn’t change how we want to live our lives.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang out :) https://rockstarfinance.com...

★ The 5 R’s of Not Wasting (Money)

“It all started with Bea and her 5 R’s of No Wasting, of which I have adopted as my own personal set of No Wasting MONEY. Because as much as I love helping Mother Earth, I have to be honest and say I love how it affects my mindset and wealth building even more.” Team …...

★ Happy 20th Birthday to Our Car!

“An average person in Canada spends over $400/month on a car either by leasing or financing. Our car comes at no charge besides maintenance costs and lets us put more money aside towards investing. In other words, our car helps us build wealth instead of eating our wealth.” Team...

Not Awesome, Something To Think About

★ How a Financial Plan Saved My Life

“Instead of fighting for each day, we’re encouraged to drift down a traditional path. I foresaw decades of work ahead of me, necessary in order to purchase all of those material goods deemed important by our consumerist culture. Advertising would always be introducing me to one more thing...

★ The Awesomeness of Not Being Important

“I am that guy. I am the guy that when the shit hits the fan, nobody’s calling me. I’m not important enough any more. I’m just another cog in the wheel, slowly and meticulously getting shit done. Saving hard. Stressing little. Doing my thing and then quitting for the day… I am...