These are links to things that I’ve found helpful or written about all in one location.  Some of these are affiliate links, which means if you follow them and make a purchase I receive a small commission.  This in no way increases your cost, and thanks for your support!


The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley

A great read for anyone interested in building wealth over the long haul.  If you want to be rich, why not figure out what the rich are doing?

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey

A foundational self-management book with many great principles.  This book in many ways has shaped the aim of

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

However financially literate or illiterate you are, you can get the paralysis of analysis.  Dave Ramsey lays out a very clear and easy to understand plan that the majority of Americans would benefit from if they followed it.

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

Unique insight into how people are motivated.  This book will challenge you to think differently and connect everything you do back to a deeper meaning for lasting benefit.


HD Antenna – Enables me to watch the major networks in high def without a monthly cable bill.

SlingTV – For a low base monthly price I get access to many popular cable networks (AMC, TNT, TBS, Comedy Central, HGTV, etc.) for much less than a cable bill.  Add-on packages available for sports, movie channels, etc.

Microsoft Office (Excel Specifically) – I live by Excel Spreadsheets.  In today’s world saturated with Apps and Apps for managing our Apps, old faithful still reigns supreme.

Roku – What we use to watch SlingTV, play music, etc. on our TV.

Paprika Meal App – Meal planning/prepping lifesaver. – Net Worth tracker can link with all your accounts to give you live updates on how much you’re worth.  Also has Investment Advising services available, but I know nothing about those services.  I’ve only ever used the free Net Worth Tracker.



Bluehost – Shared website hosting service with 1-click WordPress integration.  I use them for this site.  Set-up is easy and guided step by step.  If you’re starting a website I highly recommend these folks.

Shutterstock – Helpful resource for finding great photos.