How to have regular income (even when you own your own business)

When you own a business, it can be tempting to take your business income as your own, but setting up regular income is a better system. … Read More

Pouring the jug: How to handle when your income is irregular

I propose an allegory and model for thinking about how to deal with irregular income in a way that will help you reduce risk and uncertainty. … Read More

Why we live in a Squid Game economy

I look at “Squid Game” and see the failings of our own economy, as well as lessons on what we could do to create more wealth for all. By now you’ve probably either watched Squid Game, the hit series on … Read MoreRead More

How to make less money

When you need to (or want to) live on less, here are the steps you can take to streamline your spending so you can afford to make less money. Last time, I talked about what to do in order to … Read MoreRead More

How to make more money

If you have a job and you want to make more money, I’ve got a plan to help you get there. (Just figure out how much you want first.) I’ve spent lots of time talking about the problems around the … Read MoreRead More

Want to get an allowance? Make a budget.

Many think that making a budget is a restriction, but it’s actually the opposite: an allowance to spend money. I remember when I was a kid, I got an allowance from my parents. I loved it. Who wouldn’t love an … Read MoreRead More

You have a high income, so why don’t you have any money?

I debunk the myth that there is a correlation between earning a lot of money and having a lot of money, because it isn’t always true. Isn’t it amazing the vast disparities in income? I know someone who pulls in … Read MoreRead More

Who needs coaching more: those with higher or lower income?

A discussion on how your income level and assets can affect your specific needs for coaching and financial wellness. Money coaching isn’t exactly a new field, but it’s unfamiliar to enough people that I find myself having to define it … Read MoreRead More

Your income is not your value

Our beliefs about income can be toxic. People who make more than you are not better than you, and they don’t have a higher value either. I’m a huge fan of older video games, the ones made before 1990. Some … Read MoreRead More

Remember: income and wealth aren’t the same thing

Managing your money effectively matters so much more than your income. Which is better to have, high wealth or a high income? The question isn’t a good one, and lacks nuance, but it’s a good test, in case you think … Read MoreRead More