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Finances with Purpose
General Finance
Budgeting, Investing, Debt, Early Retirement, Frugality, Millennial, Traditional Retirement, Real Estate, Making Money, College Funding, Christian
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Happy Thanksgiving all – I hope you are enjoying this day with family and friends.  I am thankful for my wife, my family, my health, my job – so many things this year.  But on a financial note, we have many things to be thankful for.  Our job, our savings this year, and, more than all of those, the many things that my wife and I have learned about work, ...
Posted: Nov 23 2017 @ 10:33 AM
As readers know, this blog seeks to make $0 ever…but today’s post is all about why I do this: seeing peoples’ financial lives change in ways that greatly enhance their overall lives.  Especially if it helps someone live vigorously – seeking financial freedom in order to serve others. And every time it happens, it renews my faith in human potential.  This time was no exception.  I fight to see a world where everyone ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 6:27 AM
We once again made some progress, but we ended the month with some excellent news!  More on the news below, but first, here’s how the month turned out. For July, we implemented several changes in the calculations.  For that reason, July may be a little off compared to past months, so our progress may be obscured.  I’m still deciding what to do with a few things that don’t quite fit into ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 5:26 AM
Today Liz, a popular personal finance blogger, published the story of how I repaid $200,000 in student loans.  (You can find more on that here, and more tips for repayment here as well.)  Liz’s blog is called Less Debt, More Wine (great blog title, eh?). In addition, I’ll soon be posting my ultimate guide for student loan repayment, where I’ll share with you all of the things that helped me do ...
Posted: Aug 29 2017 @ 5:51 PM
Today, I am proud that my favorite financial independence blog, Mustard Seed Money, is hosting a guest post from yours truly.  Please head on over and check it out!  It’s a story about how someone who became homeless changed her life in a year’s time, all by implementing some simple financial principles.  Hope you enjoy it! The post From Homeless to Hopeful in One Year appeared first on Finances with Purpose. ...
Posted: Aug 18 2017 @ 10:46 AM
Today we had the opportunity to give to initiatives that are doing good in the world – more good than my wife and I could do on our own (what, with our day jobs and all).  But why am I telling you about this? It’s not because we’re wealthy and want to show how cool we are: we’re barely debt-free, and the amount was something we had been saving up to ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 12:20 PM
Happy Fourth of July, everyone!  As always, I am reminded to thank the veterans in my life who fought so hard and given so much to give us this freedom and to maintain it. This Fourth was a poignant reminder of how much some have given up so that the rest of us may enjoy those freedoms.  As I sat enjoying fireworks, a close family member and veteran, and avid outdoorsman, ...
Posted: Jul 05 2017 @ 3:06 AM
And we’re off! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read the disclosures for more info. Success!  This month, we can begin to see our progress grow steadily.  We’re only a few months into this – and into such measurements – but it’s exciting to see small but measurable results. Keep moving down, orange line!We’re slowly inching towards progress; the green line is marching ever upwards.  (It represents our passive income potential, ...
Posted: Jun 12 2017 @ 4:22 AM
Many bloggers jump into this – especially in finances – hoping to make money from it, or a career.  But, surprise, surprise, personal finance readers (like yourselves) tend to be frugal folks who spend little and save more – which is great!  Your humble writer, however, has a different goal, and I want to be transparent about it: … I’m here to share things that have helped us in our journey ...
Posted: Jun 09 2017 @ 3:24 PM
Living simply is its own reward, but it’s still great to be encouraged about what’s important in life by those around us.  I recently found such encouragement while visiting a longtime friend, a high-profile attorney with a successful career.  But, unlike most attorneys, he lives a simple life, saves, coupons, and is more satisfied than any attorney I know… While the herd went one way, he went another… My friend (We’ll ...
Posted: Apr 14 2017 @ 8:45 AM


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