Category: Debt Elimination

How to get out of debt.

When It Comes to Debt, Are You Smarter Than an Octopus?

Stories are great teaching tools.  One of my favorite stories related to personal finance was told by Thomas S. Monson, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, about a visit he made to a church school on the Island of Tonga.  As he peeked in one classroom he noticed that the students were paying unusually…

Is Spock or Homer Simpson in Charge of Your Financial Plan?

We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle, ancient Greek Philosopher – If we consistently make good choices it will lead to good habits.  I recently read two books that examine some of the factors that influence our choices and behaviors.  An understanding of these factors…