Unearned vs Earned Income: What’s the Difference?

According to the IRS there are two categories your money falls into. Earned income and unearned income. As it turns out, how you get your money matters…a lot. so here are the differences between unearned income and earned income.

Making Sense of Investing

How to get started investing can seem daunting. Not anymore. This page covers investing 100.5 (because investing 101 seemed to hard). Understand basically what a 401k, 403b, IRA, ROTH 401k, and more are in just minutes.

I’m Financially Secure, Now What?

If you’ve followed Dave Ramsey’s baby steps, or you are debt free you may be asking what next? Now is the time to move from being financially secure to becoming financially independent. Here’s how you get started.

Running List of Definitions

Personal finances definitions on a range of topics from Assets to Investing to Taxes. Assets: Things that put money into your pocket every month (or year). Sometimes equity in your house is also included as an asset, but I prefer not to include it. A car loses value every year (depreciates) so it is NOT an asset.