Don’t Collect a Paycheck, Earn One!

Don’t Collect a Paycheck, Earn One!

An Employment Journey Just over a year ago Krista and I did the unthinkable, we uprooted our lives and moved 3000 miles to a place we had never been to work for a place we didn't know. Many people we interact with are surprised that we've made this decision, but it has been excellent for us. Yes we've written about this a whole lot but it has been the defining experience of our year. The move has … [Read more...]

Why You Should Consider Off-Brand Cellphone Carriers

Why You Should Consider Off-Brand Cellphone Carriers

Never underestimate the power of marketing. When Jon and I prepared to move across the country we almost booked a U-Haul truck without even considering other options. It was only after a last minute decision to simply see what else was out there that I discovered not only was U-Haul the most expensive option, it had the absolute worst reviews, trucks and general service.Why did I almost waste … [Read more...]

Keep Looking for Financial Gamechangers

Keep Looking for Financial Gamechangers

The Quest Continues I am a sucker for a story that involves an epic quest, a journey or adventure. A simple perusal of my movie collection will tell you that, you'll notice titles such as: The Hobbit; Indiana Jones; Lord of the Rings; and Legend (shout out if you've seen it).The common thread in a good epic is an overarching quest with challenges and obstacles that must be overcome. The … [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Investing Goes Mainstream

Socially Responsible Investing Goes Mainstream

Selecting investments based on both financial considerations and personal values is nothing new in the investment universe. But what was once considered a “fringe” strategy is becoming an increasingly mainstream approach. Today, there is an increased awareness that choosing opportunities now referred to as Sustainable and Responsible Investing (SRI) can create good investment value. The concept … [Read more...]