Found Money

Found Money Report for April

By on May 27, 2017

Happy Memorial Day weekend! I hope this post finds you relaxing with family and friends. This is one of my regular Found Money Reports, this time covering the month of April, 2017. You can find more info on what Found Money is and how I use it here. The job we’ve given our Found Money […]

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The Rest

Simplify for Spring With the Whole Family

By on April 21, 2017

Sometimes it seems as if simplify is the buzzword du jour. Books on the subject can be found all over e-book retailers and in bookstores. Television talk shows expound upon the topic while interviewing experts on the subject. We’re all inundated with the notion that if we just get rid of the majority of our […]

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Saving & Investing

My Investing To-Do List

By on March 31, 2017

One of the benefits of writing a personal finance blog is that it keeps you focused. Since I returned to The Family CEO earlier this month I’ve had personal finance on the brain in a way I haven’t for a while, and one of the things that has come from it is this to-do list. These […]

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About the Blog

Hello Again

By on March 4, 2017

Tap, tap, tap…is this thing on? Is anyone still out there? It’s been nearly two years since I’ve written at The Family CEO, but recently I’ve felt compelled to check back in. When we last spoke, I told you that our family’s finances were on autopilot in the very best possible way. We had paid off […]

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About the Blog

That’s a Wrap

By on May 20, 2015

Last week I started a conversation with Tom this way: “I need to talk to you about something, and it’s going to sound familiar.” If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, it’s going to sound familiar to you too. The something I needed to talk about was, of course, what to do […]

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Kids and Money

Teaching High School Students About Money

By on May 10, 2015

So this is cool. H&R Block, the tax services provider, believes that mastering financial matters is an important adult life skill, but that teenagers aren’t being prepared for the challenge. So the company developed a teen financial literacy program that takes the form of an online game. The game is played over nine weeks’ time […]

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Managing Money

A Family CEO Job Description

By on May 5, 2015

This blog began over nine years ago when I hired myself to make over my family’s finances. My theory was that if I treated our finances like a job, I could make as big of an impact as the real-life, outside the home, part-time job I was considering at the time. My theory turned out to be true. Yet, […]

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