Getting Rid of PMI

Aug 17, 2020 by

I’d almost rather flush cash down the toilet than pay private mortgage insurance, or PMI.

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Can’t Make Minimum Credi...

Jun 15, 2020 by

Short of cash to make all of your minimum monthly credit card payments? Don’t panic. Here’s how to do the best you can with what you have.

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Considering Bankruptcy?

May 18, 2020 by

You may know that filing bankruptcy will crush your credit for about a decade. But if you’re considering bankruptcy, do you know that the timing of filing can make or break your plan for a fresh financial start?

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New Year Resolutions

Dec 30, 2019 by

Adopt this simple set of resolutions, and your bank account will magically be fatter at year’s end.

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Simple Math

Sep 2, 2019 by

I believe I’ve uncovered the single equation that’s the key to financial success.

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Can We Afford This?

Mar 5, 2019 by

I have a foolproof method of judging whether I can afford something: My wife tells me. You may not be so lucky.

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Plan to Pay Off Debt

Jan 7, 2019 by

You’re ready to attack a mountain or a molehill of debt. If your goal is to flatten the debt by a certain date, how much do you pay each month?

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Why Overpay for Everything?

Nov 25, 2018 by

Nobody wants to overpay. But you might be paying twice as much as you need to for stuff you buy without realizing it.

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Get These 3 Things Right

Nov 19, 2018 by

Saving enough for a comfortable, secure retirement isn’t complicated. Follow these three guidelines, and you can’t miss. And your little man/woman will be happy. 🙂

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Paying for Aloha

Apr 16, 2018 by

How I freed up over $6,000 in cash that we’re putting to fun use on a long Hawaiian holiday.

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