Personal Finances – Phase 6: Protect Your Family from Hardship

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”

Phase 3 – Prioritize your Spending and Give Charitably

 

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”

Personal Finances – Phase 1: Self Reliance

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”

Applying the 80/20 Rule To Life

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.

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He Who Rules the Checkbook

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.

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Teaching Finances to Kids

“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.”
-Dave Ramsey

Introduction

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”

13 Daily Virtues: Resolution, Frugality, and Moderation

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.

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3 Potential Side Hustles For The Busy Dad

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”

The 12 Levels of Dread: Level 2 – Action

“Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.”
―Ralph Waldo Emerson

In our last article of this series, we discussed how to identify and properly respond to the various shit tests women will sling your way, by adopting a carefree, sometimes flirty attitude.  If you’ve been studying the material provided in the last article, focusing on the subtext that women provide when they talk to you, and keeping your wits about you, you should be starting to get a good grasp on things.  Continue reading “The 12 Levels of Dread: Level 2 – Action”