Want to Become Debt Free? K.I.S.S

If only I could receive $1000 from everyone that’s asked me for money management tips…I wouldn’t need to work anymore. Nowadays, I’m becoming stingy with my attention. I’ll give it to people who consistently improve themselves because I find it personally rewarding and I know they won’t waste my time. I don’t have any finance credentials. Zero diplomas. Zero certifications. Zero titles. So naturally people…

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How I Navigate Cultural Norms During Travel

Often, the questions I receive become an inspiration for a blog topic so let’s get to it… Lee, How do you navigate cultural norms outside of America? – RG I love this question because it points to what I find most appealing about travel. Humans around the world have cobbled together vastly different solutions in response to a universal problem: How to live. I’ve seen…

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Experience or Things, Which Brings More Happiness?

Do you remember purchasing your first smartphone? You know, those pocket computers that demand so much of our attention these days. For me it wasn’t too long ago… Throughout my student years, all I’d ever owned were dumbphones. Their call quality was exceptional, and short texts could be read if it had a display screen. Texting wasn’t mainstream yet because calling a friend was easier…

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How to Tell if You’re Frugal or Cheap

Expenses play an enormous role in designing a lifestyle of freedom; even a rock-solid plan can’t survive overspending. During good times, cost management is often an afterthought. It’s when the stable job disappears that people began taking note of their situation. By then, it’s more difficult to handle things on your terms. “Control expenses. Don’t become a slave to them.” Spend in ways that support…

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Is Being Debt Free Worth It?

The short answer is… YES! I say this now and I’ll continue saying this in the future.   “Freedom is a Choice”   A lifestyle of freedom hinges on the decisions that we make, which goes beyond the large matters. Similar to a game of football and how games are won “in the trenches” because of key roles performed outside of the spotlight. Our daily activities either push…

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