Why You Should Keep Talking to Your Spouse About Money

Why You Should Keep Talking to Your Spouse About Money

Nearly two years ago we wrote this post about how to start talking to your spouse about money. It focused on how to kick off the money and marriage conversation. We think talking about money before you're married is essential but it's the ongoing openness and intentionality that will keep your financial life and marriage healthy.We'd like to update this past post with new thoughts about money … [Read more...]

What We Learned From Our Debt

What We Learned From Our Debt

Our Greatest Teacher Many people who get into personal finance blogging have a similar story. They begin with a significant amount of debt, realize that they need to change their financial trajectory, pay off a ton of it, and start writing about it on their blog. If you begin to read the story of other bloggers you will find that many of them got their start this way, it was how we started our … [Read more...]

How to Budget for Graduate School

How to Budget for Graduate School

After speaking with a group of students about how to create a budget after college a very consistent question came up "How do you budget for graduate school?"Here are a few of the ways we hope prospective graduate students will consider adapting their budget in their academic pursuit. Understand the difference between undergraduate and graduate level expenses It's difficult to determine the … [Read more...]

Is it Wrong for Christians to be Wealthy?

Is it Wrong for Christians to be Wealthy?

An Outlandish Accusation It has been a very hectic week for us. I've been pulling 10-12 hour days each day and Krista and I are gearing up for a huge event on campus that we have both been working hard to prepare for. Suffice it to say life is busy right now. I was on my way back from a local college fair last night and I was perusing the AM radio waves and caught the tail end of a really weird … [Read more...]