In this video, I talk about the 5 areas your kids can live differently in to live a debt-free life for the rest of their life. It is possible to go through life without a car loan, a mortgage, and even a credit score. And I even have my arguments and research backing it all up!
In this video, I give you 8 reasons you should start investing for retirement when you’re in your 20s, if not sooner. You or your kids can start investing for retirement as soon as you have your first job. Here’s why it is so crucial to investing at a young age.
In this video, I talk about 6 practical ways to help instill gratitude and thankfulness in your children, so you can raise grateful adults. We can raise selfless kids in an entitled and self-centered world. We just have to be intentional.
Greed may be the root of all evil, but not money. It’s important to understand this often misquoted verse about money, because it keeps people in poverty and idolatry. Idolatry? Yes, you can idolize ideologies. Read on to see what I mean.
2020 was a year of breaking records and not a lot of good ones. Student loan debt barreled over $1.5 trillion. College doesn’t have to equal debt. Not for you or your kids.
It’s time for your kids to start driving! What an exciting [and terrifying] feeling. The good news is that you’ll be informed, so you don’t have to be caught off guard by any of the common craziness that surrounds the first years of teen driving.
Budgeting is a simple concept that can be difficult in practice. We all know the basics of what a budget is, but most people don’t follow one.
“Money doesn’t grow on trees” is a common saying, dating back to the 1800s. We all understand the meaning as, “you don’t just get money without working for it,” and we use it to teach this to our kids. The only issue is, this phrase doesn’t explain where money comes from, it only explains where it doesn’t come from.
This is our story of adoption and how is doesn’t have to be expensive. I also go into the relationship between being pro-life and adoption. Adoption doesn’t have to cost a lot. And there’s a connection between abortion and adoption.
In this video, I talk about how to get out of debt, the 24 things we did to pay off our debt, and how I regret doing some of these things. If you’re in debt, this video will motivate you and give you ideas on how to get out of debt. Being debt-free is a beautiful thing.
In this video, I want to show you a new perspective on gift giving. We often give out of obligation and sometimes for no reason at all. If we were more intentional, we could reduce clutter and give gifts that truly mean something.
In this video, we talk about what biblical success looks like for Christians. Does it mean accumulating wealth? Is it wrong to accumulate wealth or things? Should we be giving everything we have?
My daughter had a heart-to-heart with me about getting a phone. She feels like she’s missing out on a lot by not having a phone. Namely, her friends’ group chat. The conversation with my daughter was interesting, but it gets even better in our household.
In this video, I talk about how to craft a productive and peaceful morning ritual for your entire family. “Routine” is a boring word. Let’s create a productive morning “ritual” with our kids included.
In this video, I define what it means to be a Christian minimalist, but it applies to anyone wanting to become a minimalist. I also go through our minimalist journey and how we were forced to downsize.
In this video, we talk about the financial benefits of minimalism. Being a minimalist comes with plenty of benefits, but did you know it can benefit you financially? Lots of good things happen to your money when you minimize.
In this video, I talk about minimalism as a mindset and why we attach so much value to stuff.
How many things do you own? You probably have no idea, unless you’re weird or a minimalist who can actually count them. If getting rid of 5,000 things peaks your interest, you might just be a minimalist in the making. But before we dive into what it means to be a minimalist, let’s talk about what minimalism isn’t.
In this video, I tell you how you can easily get started with minimalism. If you want to be a minimalist, these are 3 quick and easy steps you can take to declutter and minimize your home.
In this video, I talk about the things making us unhappy, how to actually achieve happiness, and why so many people are waiting to be happy.
In this video, we go on a cultural tour of Misawa and Hachinohe, Japan. We try the food. We visit a shrine. We check out the insane drink machines. We even found an egg vending machine!
In this video, I give you a tour of our home in Italy and the surrounding area. This was right as we were moving out so the house is empty and a little messy with cleaning supplies. But hey, sometimes life is a little messy. I hope you enjoy our home as much as we did, including our trampoline in the garage!
In this video, I talk about my initial thoughts of arriving in Japan, being in quarantine, more COVID tests, trying the local food, trying snake fire water (Habushu), and generally what it’s like so far.
In this video, I talk about our chaotic time spending $1,000 on COVID tests to fly back to the States for 45 days of leave. We were on a sheep farm, we went sledding, we took the kids to wrestling, we had daddy and mommy dates and ate some great food.
In this video, we’re going through our last days in Italy. From Christmastime to packing and moving time, it’s all in this vlog.
In this video, I give you 5 compelling reasons you should never buy a timeshare. I also tell you our timeshare story and how you can take advantage of timeshare resorts without buying one. So don’t buy one before you watch this entire video… or after you you watch this video.
In this video, I show you how we travel constantly. We’re a family of 7 on one income. We take multiple extended vacations every year and we visit new countries on a monthly basis. This is how we afford to do it and how you can do it too.
In this video, I tell give you the 35 differences between Italy and America that I’ve noticed as an American living in Italy for the last 4 years.
Our family of seven has stayed in more than 20 different homes through AirBNB, across 12 countries, and over 40 days. It’s our preferred form of lodging. No other other type of lodging we’ve used has compared, and I’ll explain why.
In this video, I give you the best tips for traveling international with children. How to save money and general tips to make traveling with kids easier. We have 5 kids, and we’ve been to almost 30 countries, so we’ve learned what works and what doesn’t.