Resources To Get You Financially Free


Motivation happens when there is HOPE!

June 1, 2006

I remember playing in a basketball tournament. We were playing terribly. We were being beaten inside and outside. It was really a miserable experience. When the half ended, we were behind and there was little hope. At the half, our coach told us that if we would come out with intense aggression for the first…

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How a marathon is like personal finances

May 30, 2006

Well, this weekend I will be running my very first full marathon. That’s right – 26.2 beautiful miles! At least I will be able to run it among the beautiful San Diego streets. As I have trained for this marathon, I have realized that there are many correlations between this race and personal finances. 1.…

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Top 3 Things You Should Do Over Memorial Day Weekend (for your Personal Finances)

May 26, 2006

1. Spend only what you have budgeted to spend. 2. No budget?!! Budget – and then spend only what you have budgeted to spend. 3. Enjoy the things in life that are free! Family, friends, nature, gardening, and birds are some of the items on my list. Have a great holiday!

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A sign that your financial plan is working!

May 24, 2006

A friend was so excited to tell me today that they received their real estate property tax bill and it was $100 less than they had saved up for it! There was not one hint of sadness that the bill was large (it is a fact of life). There was just jubilation that they had…

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Personal Finance is about so much more than the stock market

May 23, 2006

If you pull up the personal finance page of USA Today, CNN, or any other major news group the focus is primarily on the stock market. A large chart may indicate the progress of the market through that particular day. It may even show the progress of the stock market through the past week or…

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I have not given up on you!

May 22, 2006

For those of you who have yet to put together a plan for your finances … I have not given up on you. For those of you who started a plan for your finances, but have been unable to follow through … I have not given up on you. For those of you who despise…

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About Joe

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Joe is a leading teacher of personal finances. It is his passion to help people accomplish far more than they ever thought possible with their personal finances.

He is the founder of I Was Broke. Now I’m Not., the president and CEO of INJOY Stewardship Solutions, and Co-Founder of Fully Funded.

Joe is a graduate of Purdue University (BS Mechanical Engineering) and Clemson University (MBA). He is the author of several books and has been featured in Money Magazine. He has been privileged to share his passion with hundreds of thousands of people throughout North America through Financial Learning Experiences, personal finance messages and one-on-one financial coaching sessions.