How Much Life Insurance Do I Really Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do I Really Need?

As a father of two young kids I worry a lot about making sure I can provide for them. But what happens if I am not able to be here to provide for them? I have seen too many tragic stories of parents who have passed away leaving behind a young family. It is sad reality but none the less one that we must all face. On top of the emotional burden of losing a spouse or parent there is a financial void that is left. This is where life insurance comes into the play.

The Best Books I Read in 2016

The Best Books I Read in 2016

One of the best decisions I made in 2016 was to stop listening to talk radio. I have a decent commute and as a result a good chunk of time in the car. Around March of last year I decide to start listing to books during my commute. To be honest it was not easy to go from mindless talk radio to having to focus a little more on a good book but I am so glad that I did. Here is the list of the best books i read in 2016.

What Is An Emergency Fund and How To Start One

What Is An Emergency Fund and How To Start One

A few weeks ago I arrived home to an unhappy wife. Kristen loves to stay on top of the laundry. She even has a rule (taped to the outside of the dryer) that says: “No Clothes are allowed outside of this dryer UNLESS they are FOLDED”. I’m not kidding. So when our washer unexpectedly died, she was not happy.

21 Day Challenge- 10 Minute Daily Meditation

21 Day Challenge- 10 Minute Daily Meditation

Meditation has become increasingly popular recently with the rise of apps like Headspace and Simple Habit. I am really glad that more and more people are catching the meditation bug. I have been practicing meditation for the past 15 years or so of my life and I can honestly say that it has made a huge impact on my life when I do it consistently.