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Why curiosity may be the secret to a rich life

Why curiosity may be the secret to a rich life

Disclosure: Links to merchants within this post may be affiliate links. It was a perfectly regular day at the beach, until I found a pair of lungs near the high tide line. “What’s that?” I asked my husband, as I made a beeline for the […]

11 Ways Wealthy People Think Differently About Money

11 Ways Wealthy People Think Differently About Money

It’s easy to assume that everyone thinks the same way you do. Obviously there are those that have radically different viewpoints, but during your day to day existence you rarely come across people that completely challenge your thinking. Your environment, your family and friends generally […]

How To Pay Off a Mortgage Early and Save Hundreds of Thousands

How To Pay Off a Mortgage Early and Save Hundreds of Thousands

Back in my early 20’s, faced with a ‘giant’ mortgage and a job that left me feeling trapped, 30 years seemed like an eternity. Faced with spending my whole adult life (and more than I’d spent on this earth up until that point) paying it off, I devoured my step father’s investing library looking for how to pay off a mortgage early.

Up to then, I believed that everyone takes 30 years to pay off a mortgage. I was wrong. Thirty years may be the loan term, but it doesn’t have to take that long. It doesn’t even have to take 25 or 20. Here’s how to pay off a mortgage faster. (more…)

How to see things more clearly

How to see things more clearly

Disclosure: Links to merchants within this post may be affiliate links. I’ve always teased my brother in law about his t-shirt wearing. Every week he wears the same couple of shirts on rotation for months at a time. He isn’t lacking in the t-shirt department […]