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Andy Hill

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Marriage, Kids and Money
Save Money, Make Money, Budgeting, Kids and Money, Marriage and Money
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So you’re ready to pay off your mortgage'! Congratulations! There are some important hoops you have to jump through to make this momentous occasion official. After all that hard work in paying your monster loan, let’s make sure you cross all your “T’s” and dot your “I’s”. I went through all of these steps just … Continue reading "Ready to Pay Off Your Mortgage' Remember These Important Steps" The post Ready ...
Posted: Dec 14 2017 @ 5:49 PM
We have another incredible guest today. Abby Chao is the Co-Founder of CollegeBacker. She and her company are on a mission to make saving for college easy with the magical 529 account.   Abby and I met a dinner in Dallas in October (yes, the same dinner I met Jeremy Hallett from Quotacy). Her enthusiasm … Continue reading "060 | The 529 Account – Your Kid’s Ticket to Student Debt ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 3:13 AM
The concept of giving my kids an allowance bothers me. “You exist therefore you get money.” That concept doesn’t work in the real world. Why would I want to teach that to my kids' My children are only 5 and 3 (or “5 ¾” and “free” as they would say) so there’s still quite a … Continue reading "Why I Won’t Give My Kids An Allowance" The post Why I Won’t ...
Posted: Dec 07 2017 @ 1:55 PM
Last month, we paid off our $400,000 home in just under 4 years. It took a lot of diligence, patience and teamwork between my lovely bride and I, but we’re proud to check this important family milestone off our list at 35 years old. We spent some time celebrating this fun moment in our lives … Continue reading "How Do I Get My Spouse On Board With Budgeting'" The post How ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 3:13 AM
The beautiful fall day outside of my office windows made it tough to concentrate that day. Not only were the leaves on the trees changing, our family’s financial situation was about to change as well. Eventually, I made my way out of the office for the day and into the crisp autumn air. I took … Continue reading "$400,000 Home Paid Off in Less Than 4 Years" The post $400,000 Home ...
Posted: Nov 30 2017 @ 10:53 AM
Last month at a dinner in Dallas, I met Jeremy Hallett who is the founder of Quotacy. We chatted about his new company being a hassle-free resource for life insurance. He let me know that their big goal is to protect 1,000,000 families by getting them set up with affordable term life insurance. Evidently, there … Continue reading "058 | Why Life Insurance is for the Living" The post 058 | ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 2:13 AM
The holiday season is a time for family, fun and relaxation. For those of us who are in debt or looking to save for the future, the holidays can unfortunately feel like a time of stress and worry. There is an immense amount of societal pressure to buy during this time of year. According to … Continue reading "10 Smart Ways to Save Money During the Holidays" The post 10 Smart ...
Posted: Nov 22 2017 @ 10:27 AM
Earlier this week, I caught up with J from Millennial Boss. This 28 year-old working professional / entrepreneur sets huge goals for herself and crushes them. J was dealing with around $100,000 in debt from student loans, credit cards and a new car. Through creating multiple sources of income for herself, she was able to … Continue reading "Creating Multiple Income Streams to Eliminate $100k of Debt" The post Creating Multiple ...
Posted: Nov 20 2017 @ 2:13 AM
My 5-year old daughter Zoey is in love with Disney princesses. Ariel, Moana and Elsa have all been her “favorite” at one point or another. When she learned there was a magical place that she could meet all of these charming ladies, she immediately asked me “Daddy, when can we go to Disneyland'” Given my … Continue reading "How Our Family of 4 is Traveling to Disneyland for $220" The post ...
Posted: Nov 16 2017 @ 11:44 AM
On a train to downtown Dallas for FinCon17, I randomly caught up with the Founder of Tiller, Peter Polson. Tiller is a customizable money management tool that harnesses the power of Google Sheets. Peter and I had an inspiring chat about family, business and how his company is helping people control their money and, in turn, … Continue reading "056 | Control Your Money. Control Your Life." The post 056 | Control ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 2:13 AM


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