The Search for Inner Peace

I have two seemingly unrelated side hustles. One, as I've discussed many times, is working with you lovely folks as a financial coach. The other is working at a gym as a Krav Maga instructor. I have done this for the past several years and mostly am not doing it to make money, but just... Continue Reading →

Leave your Blame at the Door

Everyone makes mistakes. It's just what happens when we're all going through life without a playbook and trying to figure it all out. What we do after the mistake is made is what defines our future. How we treat ourselves after making a mistake is what exemplifies our self worth, what we really think of... Continue Reading →

Will You Be My FI Valentine?

Happy Valentine's Day Everyone! To get those warm and fuzzy feelings flowing, I wanted to get in touch with how money can influence relationships, both for better and for worse. Romantic, right? According to a study performed by MagnifyMoney in 2017, money causes 21% of all divorces. This is a larger percentage than even infidelity.... Continue Reading →

Change Your Perspective

Last night at my Krav Maga class, we were practicing sparring, meaning light fighting while wearing pads and gloves. This is a great way to learn movement and the skill of reading someone else's body in terms of how they will attack without the danger of serious injury. My partner was new to this exercise... Continue Reading →

Learning to Communicate

What makes my wife and I work so well together is our ability to be on the same page for the 'big' things while being able to respectfully disagree about other things. Using finance as an example, Kayla is 100% on board with pursuing FI. She would love nothing more than for both of us... Continue Reading →

Holiday Mindfulness

Sending everyone good vibes and great times with family on this wonderful holiday. As my wife and I were opening our presents to each other this morning and giving our furbabies their stockings of treats and toys, I couldn't help but think about this journey of FI that we're on. Kayla and I are so... Continue Reading →

Cheers to New Year’s Resolutions!

Just wishing for that warm weather again... Happy 2018 Everyone!! Congratulations on another successful trip around the sun! I hope that you were all able to welcome the new year with joyful celebrations and a renewed outlook on life. We spent the midnight hour fast asleep in Germany prior to catching our early morning flight... Continue Reading →

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