This Simple Piece of Advice From Dave Ramsey Helped Me When I Lost My Job

6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, due to the Coronavirus. Anyone who has gone through job loss knows just how hard it can be…there’s almost nothing worse than experiencing unemployment because it affects both your wallet and your identity. That stress and pressure is brutal. In 2010, when I lost my job, IContinue reading “This Simple Piece of Advice From Dave Ramsey Helped Me When I Lost My Job”

UPDATE! My $59,000 Coronavirus Stock Market Experiment Inspired by Warren Buffett

FINAL UPDATE August 4, 2020: +$27,210.46 I made my initial stock purchase on March 27, 2020 at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. The experiment was a great SUCCESS! You can see the stocks that I purchased and see how the value fluctuated through the 4 months of the experiment. Purchase Price (March 24, 2020):Continue reading “UPDATE! My $59,000 Coronavirus Stock Market Experiment Inspired by Warren Buffett”

7 Books That Made Me a Millionaire in my Thirties

“If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.” Abraham Lincoln I started brainstorming and tinkering with starting my own business in 2005.  I eventually went full-time with my online business in 2011.  I slowly grew it into a multi-million dollar publishing company that wasContinue reading “7 Books That Made Me a Millionaire in my Thirties”

Own Ideas. Rent Things.

A few years ago, I bought a brand new Polaris RZR ATV and learned some valuable wisdom about owning and renting toys.  This applies to ATVs, RVs, boats, wave-runners, Lamborghini’s, and vacation homes…and if you really want to get deep, almost everything in life. I had recently moved to Arizona and fell in love withContinue reading “Own Ideas. Rent Things.”

The Three Hurtful Phrases That Made Me a Millionaire

The year was 2010.  I was starting my 6th year working at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.  And, I had $72,000+ in student loan debt at the time. The three phrases I was told were: “Creatives don’t belong in ministry.” – Greg Allen “You aren’t good at putting meat on the table.” – CaryContinue reading “The Three Hurtful Phrases That Made Me a Millionaire”

9 Things Every College Senior Needs to Know…Before It’s Too Late

When college graduation was a few months away, I was like a deer in headlights.  This is the wisdom I wish someone would have shared with me. If you know a college senior, share this with them now. They’ll thank you later. 1. Pretend You Already Have Your Degree Seriously, pretend you’re holding that pieceContinue reading “9 Things Every College Senior Needs to Know…Before It’s Too Late”

Parents, Read This Before You Let Your Kids Start Any Internship

I was frantically running down the streets of Washington, D.C. suburbs in my pajamas at 3AM with no shoes, wallet or phone.  I was 19 years old.  The year was 1999.  Yes, this really happened.  Let me explain… My Washington, D.C. Internship Story I was a freshman at Milligan College, and a friend told meContinue reading “Parents, Read This Before You Let Your Kids Start Any Internship”