Protect your income (financial pillar #2)

Check out the complete list of Financial Pillars Here   Now that you’re doing what you love and earning an income, things should be looking up. Having an income allows us to pay bills, save for retirement, save for a rainy day, and take trips for vacation! Who doesn’t love vacation?   All this sounds well and good while the income is rolling in but what happens if it stops? What if you’re all of a sudden unable to work because of an illness? Now, paying what happens when it’s not just you counting on that income? What if you are your family’s breadwinner and something happens to you?   Unless you’re well prepared, only bad things would happen – very bad things. Bills pile up, credit scores plummet, houses get foreclosed on, savings are quickly eliminated… Not good.   How can we make sure that we’re protected in the unfortunate […]

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These two are on track to pay off $89,000 in student loans in 15 months – and they didn’t win the lottery

  …Noah Syndergaard (Pitcher for the New York Mets) is standing on the mound and staring intently at his catcher’s movements. He seems satisfied as he stands tall and mean mugs the runner on second. It’s the bottom of the 9th and that guy represents the tying run. He cannot advance. Syndergaard winds and delivers…   “Was it a strike?” Jon’s mind searches for the answer as he is roused from the dream by something gently poking his cheek. He realizes the dream is gone as consciousness overcomes him.   Now it feels like there are a few tiny sticks prodding his cheek so he swings and grabs. Nothing bothering his face but now it’s in his hand. Jon opens his eyes to find… a Boxelder bug (a stink bug). Not cool man. He sits up and sees them all over his room. He’s living with 6 other guys and initially chalks […]

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