Personal Finances – Phase 5: Sticking to Your Budget

In my last article, we discussed the steps and things to consider when creating a balanced budget. I challenged you to create a budget, it you haven’t already done so. In this article, we will discuss how to overcome difficulties which will inevitably come so that you can follow through on the commitments you made when you created your budget.

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Personal Finance – Phase 4: Creating a Budget

In last article, we discussed prioritization of money and changing your mindset into using a faith based approach in spending. In this article, we use the information we have collected, and the proper mindset to develop an aggressive, yet realistic budget to achieve your financial goals.

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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”

Are You a Good Man or Good at Being a Man?

I recently read through a conversation some men were having on Twitter about fatherhood and masculinity in general when the topic of being a good man versus being good at being a man came up.  I forget who all was involved in the conversation so I apologize for not crediting the men who provided me with this idea.

This comparison highlights an underlying issue I see within the Red Pill community and is rarely addressed.

Look through any Red Pill site and you will find dozens, if not hundreds of articles centered around self-improvement, fitness, money, game, style, but rarely anything deeper.

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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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