Sorry Vanguard, but it’s time to introduce everyone to your more tech-savvy younger brother, M1 Finance. Anyone who listens to the podcast knows how much we love Vanguard’s low-cost index funds and how they can…

Doing your own pest control sounds like it might not be worth your time. It’s probably messy and difficult, right!? And how much will it really save you!? The truth is that doing your own…

Our family has six bicycles that we love to ride together. We have them all stored in the shed in our backyard. That’s close to $2500 worth of two-wheeled goodies I’ve got locked away in…

Anyone who has listened to the How To Money podcast for any length of time knows that I’m a pretty big Costco fan. And it’s not just because the Costco food court offers the cheapest…

My friend Andrew has the fattest wallet I’ve ever seen in my life. I don’t know how it’s possible to cram as much into a leather billfold as he manages to wedge in there. It’s…

If you’ve been listening to the How to Money podcast for a while, you know that Matt and I get pretty excited about investment properties. I just recently took out a fairly substantial home equity…

How much are you making on the money that’s sitting in your savings account?  Chances are not very much.  Interest rates for savers have been getting demolished in recent years – and even more so…

Buying a new car is typically frowned upon by money nerds. Personal finance experts everywhere will trumpet the error of buying a brand new ride so quickly and fiercely that it will leave your ears…

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year – tax time! Federal student loan debt is odd in the sense that tax filing status matters if you’re on an income-driven repayment plan. How you may ask? If…

If you want to get out of debt, you need to have a plan! Paying minimum payments isn’t the answer for achieving the goals you’ve prioritized for yourself. It’s time to escape the endless cycle…