Blogger Profile

Barnabas Brown

Blog Info

The Dad Wallet
General Finance
budgeting, budget, passive income, side hustles, money management
Start Year:

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
Warsaw, Indiana, United States
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Fave $ Books:
Oops! We don't have this blogger's faves, yet. If this is your blog, fill out our poll here!
Fave $ Apps:
Oops! We don't have this blogger's faves, yet. If this is your blog, fill out our poll here!

(Is this your profile page? Update your info here. To update your icon, go to gravatar.com.)

Latest Blog Posts

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my DISCLOSURE for more info. This guest post comes from two of my new friends Alyssa and Ryan at Just Another Dollar. JustAnotherDollar.com is a resource for millennial readers working their way down the path of post-school life. Alyssa and Ryan have paid off over $27,000 in debt in just 6 months and strengthened their relationship in the process. I plan to interview them on my ...
Posted: Jul 14 2017 @ 6:45 AM
As the blog is growing and my readers are connecting and asking more questions, I am going to start a new series on the blog and maybe carry it into the upcoming podcast. Each week I will either have a guest blogger or a question from my readers that they can ask and I will try and answer to the best of my ability! Please keep the questions in line with ...
Posted: Jun 30 2017 @ 6:30 AM
I love writing for my blog at a local coffee shop we have! I have made friends with some of the regulars, and I can attest to the general question many bloggers get asked: do you really make money from doing that? When I tell them what I blog about and that you can make a small amount of money doing it, I am usually asked if I have some secret way ...
Posted: Jun 23 2017 @ 5:50 AM
When I left college and got married, my wife and I were both making pretty decent money. Since we were so lucky to be blessed with some amazing friends who allowed us to pay a killer rent price (man I would long for those payments again) and since my wife made it through college with only $8k in debt, we often did not pack our lunches. Instead we just ate out at lunch, and ...
Posted: Jun 16 2017 @ 8:32 AM
Today’s post comes from a reader of mine who is a financial advisor by trade but had to declare bankruptcy soon after he got married because of careless decisions he made. Andy now lives a debt-free life with his wife and children! His story is inspiring but even more so inspiring is that unlike most couples they fought through those dark times together as a couple! They addressed the hard ...
Posted: Jun 14 2017 @ 9:09 AM
What’s the hot topic today? Early retirement. There are literally hundreds of blogs that are documenting how others chase this dream! No one wants to answer to a boss anymore. Instead, many are eager to relax and enjoy the time spent in life! As I go through my own financial journey and study how others go through theirs, I think we all are longing for something that makes us happy. While none of this is ...
Posted: Jun 09 2017 @ 7:08 AM
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my DISCLOSURE for more info. Welcome to May’s side income report where I show you just how much I made from various side hustles. These are income earnings I have made that are not from my primary day job.  In 2017 I plan to work my hardest in order to earn various forms of income from side hustles. This way I can finish paying off the debt that I have and be ...
Posted: Jun 07 2017 @ 11:19 AM
Yesterday was my son’s birthday which means we are half way through the year! Can you believe it?! Let’s stop and think for a second. Have you accomplished the budgeting goals you and your significant other set out to do in January? The fact is that 80% of new year resolutions fail by February! That’s crazy!!! And here we are in June. How has it been going? Take a few moments to reflect ...
Posted: Jun 02 2017 @ 6:45 AM
Around this time of year, I am often get asked “how can I earn extra money this summer.” Whether you are a young parent trying to make ends meet, determined to pay off your student loans, or committed to becoming debt-free, earning extra money this summer may look like starting a side hustle. This is why I put together a little list of summer side hustles that are best done during ...
Posted: May 31 2017 @ 6:45 AM
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my DISCLOSURE for more info. Marriage and Giving When my wife and I got married, we often talked about what we wanted to accomplish together. One thing that was extremely important to both of us was helping others. However, while we both knew we wanted to help people, we had two completely different approaches to this subject. Honestly, that has caused some turmoil and a struggle between ...
Posted: May 29 2017 @ 6:45 AM


"This is one of the best, most informative personal finance web sites I've ever seen"

-- Daffy Duck, DaffyIsSoTaffy.com

"This guy clearly knows his shit; with every post, I feel like he's got my back as one of those "savers", and his web site is pretty damn cool, too"

-- Scuba Steve, MyScubaGearIsSoWet.com

Leave a Comment

To leave a comment about this blog, fill out the following form.