April, 2016 Archive

★ How to Buy a House and Pay It Off in 10 Years

“As a society, we do stretch our finances as far as we can to buy our ‘dream home,’ then we spend decades paying hundreds...

★ The Magic of Measuring the Right Thing

“What you measure usually gets paid attention to, and what you pay attention to, usually gets better. Numbers supercharge measurement, because numbers are easy to compare. Numbers make it difficult to hide. And hence the problem.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After...

★ A Lifetime of Happiness

“Your money SHOULD allow you to be happy today. You should be able to do work that’s fulfilling and enjoyable. You should have the freedom to be a stay-at-home parent, coach your kid’s soccer team, travel, or anything else that brings you joy. You shouldn’t always be working for some...

★ The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans

“Nearly half of Americans would have trouble finding $400 to pay for an emergency. I’m one of them.” 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...

★ Get the Money Boss Manual for FREE

“This free 70-page PDF collects all of the material from my ‘financial freedom crash course’ into one convenient document. You don’t even have to give me your email address to access it!” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this...

★ A Good Time to Start Christmas Shopping!

“I budget for special occasions the same way I do for categories like insurance and retirement planning. That is, I assume that holiday spending is something I’ll do, and make plans so that it can be done without fiscal pain.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After...

★ How to Find Two Million Dollars in the Morning

“Every day we make the choice of who we are. And the choices today turn into your biography tomorrow.” ——– Photo Credit: Juan Barahona Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang...

★ Who Wants a Death Pledge?

“Despite being a former English teacher, I never thought about the etymology of the word mortgage. I just assumed it was finance jargon. And it is – would you have a thought a little harder about taking a mortgage if everyone called it a death pledge?” Team RockstarBringing you...

Budgeting, Kick-ass Ideas, Minimalism

★ 3 Ways I’m Simplifying My Finances

“There is nothing wrong with adding layers, cards, rewards programs like Swagbucks, etc. But for me, it has become too much. I want simplicity and efficiency with my financial habit. In this article, I identified three pain points in my current finances and propose solutions and action items...

★ King for Just One Day

“Luxury experiences are luxurious precisely because they are novel…  most of the fun happens right at the beginning.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang out :)...