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7 Lessons Learned During The Coronavirus Pandemic - F

7 Lessons Learned During The Coronavirus Pandemic

7 Lessons Learned During The Coronavirus Pandemic I can still remember that night like it was yesterday. My son and I were watching his favorite NBA team play on TV, the Dallas Mavericks. That Wednesday was only 3 days away from his birthday trip/gift – (near)court side seats to watch his favorite player, Luka Doncic…

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Presidential Suite Upgrade – The Ritz Carlton Orlando Golf Club

Presidential Suite Upgrade – The Ritz Carlton Orlando Golf Club During a recent phone conversation with my good friend John over as ESI Money, we discussed some of the different topics that would be of interest to our respective blog audience. We like to keep you guys entertained and sometimes coming up with original ideas…

Frugal vs Cheap - Which One Is Best - F

Frugal vs Cheap – Which One Is Best?

We hear the words “frugal” and “cheap” tossed around interchangeably quite often. Growing up, I thought they both meant the same thing. Now I know better. There’s definitely a difference in someone that is frugal vs cheap. If I had a choice, I’d rather be around someone that’s frugal and avoid the cheapskates all together.…

6 Easy Steps To Stress-Free Wedding Planning on a Budget - F

6 Easy Steps To Stress-Free Wedding Planning on a Budget

The Guide to Stress-Free Wedding Planning on a Budget [Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Jessica Bishop, founder of The Budget Savvy Bride, an extensive online resource to help couples plan a beautiful wedding they’re proud of on a budget they can actually afford. Jessica has shared her money-saving tips and planning advice with outlets…

7 Lessons On How To Live The Stealth Wealth Life - F

7 Lessons On How To Live The Stealth Wealth Life

I was at my son’s junior high football game recently talking to my friend Tommy. He told me that he’d overheard talk in the stands about a group that donated money to our local high school for the use of a new pavilion in the end zone. He knew that I was part of this group but couldn’t figure out why my name…

The Hedonic Treadmill - Why Stuff Won_t Make You Happier - F

The Hedonic Treadmill – Why Stuff Won’t Make You Happier

Recently I came across the idea of the Hedonic Treadmill in the fantastic book, The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better AFTER 50 by Jonathan Rauch. This wasn’t a phrase that I’d heard of before but have experienced numerous times in my life. I occasionally get ideas for topics to write on through other personal finance blogs for…