The Family Finances is a blog for those of us that are continually working to balance the demands of family, work, time, and money. Life is busy, and we can use all the help we can get to find ways to make it simpler.
Who Am I?
I’m just a guy in my late 20′s trying to become a better husband and father. We’re getting by financially, but it’s a challenge to “get ahead” and make the kind of progress we’d like to make.
We have a baby boy who is almost about a year and a half old. Being a parent is an awesome responsibility, and we are loving it.
I am always on the lookout for areas I can be a better husband, a better father, a better provider, a better employee, and just a better person. This blog is to share what I find…
First Time Visiting?
If this is your first time visiting, here are a few of my most popular posts to get you started. I make three or four posts each week about personal finance, career, family, and personal development.
The Grass Isn’t Always Greener: My story of how changing jobs doesn’t always work out as planned
The Costs of Raising Baby: A collection of posts detailing the largest costs associated with having a baby
Is It Still Possible To Raise A Family On One Income: Where I discuss our decision to be a one-income family
Why Is It Important To Rebalance Your 401k?: If you have a 401k through your employer, this is a must-read
We All Have Issues: Every single person, no matter how successful they appear, have things that they struggle with
Life Insurance: What, Why and How Much?: Read this to see if you really need life insurance, and how much is enough