10 Fast Money Saving Hacks – Make Your Happy Wallet Fat!

CREATE A BUDGET 1. Create a monthly budget for yourself and stick to it! You'd be surprised to know how much you can save when you really plan your expenses out each month! EMERGENCY FUND 2. With your monthly budget in place, create an emergency fund that will enable you to use without the need for … Continue reading 10 Fast Money Saving Hacks – Make Your Happy Wallet Fat!

The Good, The Bad and The HOA Foreclosures

3...2...1...Auction Closed. "You're the highest bidder at $19,100". In disbelief, I bought what I thought at the time a "foreclosure" dream deal. I called my wife right after the auction ending. "We just bought a house for less than $20,000!" It was a 3 bed / 2 bath / 2 car garage in a prestigious gated … Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The HOA Foreclosures

Decision Making through Joy and Peace

My goal is to provide you with my rationale so that you don't have to go through the life's difficult delays and take ownership with joy and peace to reaffirm your decisions to achieve excellence. Must Haves When Making Major Decisions - Joy and Peace I never go through a deal without first consulting God … Continue reading Decision Making through Joy and Peace

5 Real Estate Flip Tips to Save Money

The biggest mistake that many make in flipping real estate is not properly evaluating the cost associated with the deal such as reserves needed to close, repairs, listing fees, etc. When all is said and done, how can you truly turn a profit without going negative? Here's several tips that can really make a difference on your next real estate investment. 1. … Continue reading 5 Real Estate Flip Tips to Save Money

Beyond the Classroom – On Vacation!

The Shock and Awe - The News! "We're going on a vacation? I totally can't wait," our son Christian stated. I replied, "Yes, an educational vacation," with a smirk followed by a high-five! What's the Adventure? Where Are Going? We had a few choices to select from such as Costa Rica, Mexico but ultimately decided on St. Thomas. … Continue reading Beyond the Classroom – On Vacation!

Getting Ready to Launch – Homeschool

Prepare to Launch! Let the countdown begin in T minus 105 days! While we prepare to take flight into an uncharted space of schooling our 11 and 8 year old, we are taking every precautionary measure by conducting a series of pre-checks. The last thing that we would want to do is "wing-it" and just … Continue reading Getting Ready to Launch – Homeschool