6 Reasons Parents Shouldn’t Invest in a College Savings Account


Even good intentions can have negative consequences. — When I was a financial advisor, the main goal for many parents was to pay for their children’s education. This means investing in accounts like 529 Plans or Coverdell Education Savings Accounts. Unsecured debt is difficult to eliminate due to the compounding interest. Though our hearts may be […]

Making Mistakes Doesn’t Make You Less of a Man


His grandfather taught him how to be a man. His death left him questioning himself. — I called him “Papa” growing up and idolized him when I was a kid. Not so much during my teenage years—of course, Papa was “unhip and uncool” then. However, sometime in my twenties I regained my senses and a […]

5 Questions Your Wife Needs You to Answer About Money


They’ve paid off $25,000 in debt with only one income. They answered these questions.

Money Porn: The Objectification of Christian Grey


A story with toxic ideas about gender includes the toxic image of men as success objects.

7 Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids About Money


This man says you better teach your kids about money now before the world teaches them. — Money fights and money problems are a major reason for divorce. Consumer debt is 3.2 trillion in the United States. Our Government debt is 17.9 trillion. Seventy-six percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. ♦◊♦ Our family has […]

Philly Pizza Shop Offers Pay-It-Forward Pizza Program To Help The Homeless


A pizza shop in Philadelphia lets customers pre-purchase a slice of pizza that will be given to a person who cannot afford to buy their own.

The Top 10 Things to Stop Caring About in 2015

Top 10 Things by Alessandro Valli

Thomas Fiffer doesn’t care if you don’t like this list.

How Do You Think and Talk About Money?


“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” ~ Bob Dylan

My Wife’s Experience Of Letting Go

Letting go into another way of being

Her eyes roll back into her head and she falls unconscious to the floor. Steven Lake describes what happened to his wife.

3 Ways To Responsibly And Compassionately Respond To Panhandling


Here is a step-by-step guide to responding responsibly and compassionately to those who are panhandling.

Tony Robbins, WTF???

Tony Robbins

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

Money’s Blessing, Money’s Curse

money fence

Is money liberating or isolating, is it used to the betterment or detriment of society and individual?

The Secrets to Self-Employment You Don’t See in the Movies


Self-employment can be wonderful or a pain in the you know what. Here are four lessons to help you achieve success.

5 Things I Hated About Being Overweight


A glimpse into what this man went through when he was 170 pounds overweight.

The $100 Life


Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.