At church on Sunday, I had an interesting conversation with a couple my wife and I are good friends with. The topic of discussion eventually fell on their son who is now a Sophomore in high school.
They were discussing a few aspects of their son, mainly centering around his dating life which gave me quite a bit of fuel for a few Teach Your Kids This articles that I will be posting in the near future. This is the first of such articles that was inspired by our conversation. Continue reading “Teach Your Kids This: Priorities”
We are now officially halfway through the series. In last article, we discussed protecting your family from hardship through building a one-month emergency fund and acquiring adequate insurance. I challenged you to review your existing insurance policies and to start building an emergency savings worth one month of your income. In this article, we will discuss what debt can do to your life. Continue reading “Personal Finances – Phase 7: Understanding Debt”
In last article, we discussed overcoming problems and things we can do in order to better sick to a budget. I challenged you to review your budget, and decide on steps to take as a family to stick to that budget. In this article, we will discuss things we can do to help protect ourselves from the inevitable financial problems that come up. Continue reading “Personal Finances – Phase 6: Protect Your Family from Hardship”
In the last article, we discussed the foundation needed for a strong financial mindset, faith, unity, and commitment. In this article, we start laying the groundwork by making the work for us, rather than us working for the money. Continue reading “Phase 3 – Prioritize your Spending and Give Charitably”
Last week, my wife and I started a 12 part seminar on personal finances. This program is for those of us who want to increase independence, become unified as a family in temporal matters, and improve personal responsibility. During the next several weeks, I plan to regurgitate what I have learned, incorporating with my thoughts. In doing so, I hope to reinforce what I have learned and be of some benefit to you. Continue reading “Personal Finances – Phase 1: Self Reliance”
Recently I’ve been listening to Jay Ferruggia’s Renegade Radio podcast. Jay is a bodybuilder and trainer in NYC who talks quite a bit about the 80/20 Rule and how it applies to life in general. Today I’ll explain what it 8s and how we can view every aspect of our lives this way.
Continue reading “Applying the 80/20 Rule To Life”
As a father and husband you have to wear many hats. You have to be the protector, the teacher, the strong ox, the one who guides them etc. One thing I’ve also realized is how you also have to be in charge of the finances of your family and how you need to be the one who green lights all expenditures.
Continue reading “He Who Rules the Checkbook”
“Children who reach the age of eighteen with their entire skills set composed on Nintendo and eating Doritos have been neglected. Their parents neglected to give them the character traits necessary to live successfully.”
I received a recent email from a gentleman named Will. He suggested covering the topic of how to teach proper financing to your kids. This is a topic that I’m not sure ever being discussed on any other Manosphere sites I’ve frequented so let’s dig in! Continue reading “Teaching Finances to Kids”
This is part two of a multi-part series which discusses a method Ben Franklin used to develop his character as a man. Last week, I covered the first two. Today we’ll go over the next three: Resolution, Frugality, Moderation. Franklin provided a quick explanation that I’ll provide as well as my own interpretation, as well as how to employ these virtues in your life, and how it relates to red pill theory as a whole.
Continue reading “13 Daily Virtues: Resolution, Frugality, and Moderation”
I should start this off by saying I’m not a dad. That being said I have worked with many dads who are looking to make some extra money on the side in addition to working full time and having time set aside for the wife and family.
There has been a lot of talk of “side hustles” with cost of living increasing, mass lay offs, and just for those that want to insure against potential set backs in the future. Continue reading “3 Potential Side Hustles For The Busy Dad”