The NFL and IOU: 10 Debt Lessons You Can Learn from Football Players

NFL Debt

If you don’t know what any of that means, let me explain it another way: I played the nation’s most popular sport, and I did it very well for a little while. But then it was over because NFL careers average just over three years. I beat that limit, but I couldn’t beat time. Time has an undefeated record.

My years in the NFL taught me almost as much about staying out of debt as my subsequent career as president of So let’s kick off 10 Debt Lessons You Can Learn from Football Players.

How Many Credit Cards Should I Have? 5 Things to Consider

How Many Credit Cards Should I Have

Plastic is king and quickly replacing cash in most daily transactions. This shift in the mode through which Americans transact begs the question: How many credit cards should I have? The short answer is that it depends. The long answer is

Best Financial Podcasts

Best Financial Podcasts

We’re not suggesting you’ll gain all the personal finance information you need by listening to money podcasts (after all, we’re grateful you’re reading this article!). Still, we think you’ll benefit from diversifying how you learn about money to include podcasts, just as investors benefit by diversifying their portfolios. Ready to get started? Let’s turn up the volume and dive right in!

Rich vs Wealthy…What’s It Really About?

Rich vs Wealthy

Rich vs Wealthy…What’s It Really About? Mike Tyson, MC Hammer, Lindsay Lohan, and most lottery winners all have this one thing in common. They once were rich, and then they went broke. Overcome with spending; they spent more money than they had coming in and eventually they were left with nothing. So, what can we learn from them?

Using a Growth Mindset to Improve Your Finances

Growth Mindset

You have likely heard of the term “growth mindset”. The term was originally coined by Carol Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Having and honing this mindset seems to be the secret to success, as many will claim. 

Reddit Personal Finance: Top Tips and Subreddits

Reddit Personal Finance

Reddit can be a great place to find real-life information on an endless amount of topics. Here are some of the best Reddit personal finance tips and subreddits to look into.

Time Really Does Fly and Perspective is Key


Today I’m going to take a detour from my usual type of post. You see, today is my daughter’s bday(okay, I’m writing this a bit in advance) and I can’t believe how fast the time has gone. Every parent warns you about it, but you