Resources To Get You Financially Free


The 8th wonder of the world … compound interest!

July 12, 2006

If I can get you to do only two things related to your personal finances (and I want you do far more than two things!!!), I would plead for you to complete a zero-based budget every single month, and I would beg you to start investing NOW to enjoy the awe-inspiring results of compound interest!…

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How to pay for your next car.

July 11, 2006

In conversation with a friend recently, he mentioned that he is starting to check out the new cars because he is going to be buying a car in three years. He has owned his current vehicle for seven years. His goal is to keep it for ten years. NOTE: This is how you win financially.…

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Celebrating 36 months of budgeting!!!

July 10, 2006

We started to get our finances under serious control in January 2003, but it was not until June 2003 that we started to really win financially. Would it surprise anyone that June is when Jenn and I started budgeting monthly? I love budgeting. I am the free spirit. The spender. And I am telling you…

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Avoid Stuff-itis ==> Pursue Self-Control

July 9, 2006

Do you ever see something that created a “I really want that!!!” feeling inside? Maybe it was a jetski, or a new type of shoes, or a new car, or new furniture, or … We all have! For me, one of those things was a brand new Honda Odyssey minivan. I remember it well. It…

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Someone needs to do this …

July 6, 2006

Here is a list of “helpful” companies that exist solely to “help” people. Check Into Cash Cash Advance Extra Payday Cash America Axcess Cash Payday OK PayDay USA Advance America Check Smart Check ‘n Go Let’s see how helpful … Check Into Cash states under their “Our Standards” link that “A payday advance is a…

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Are you investing for retirement?

July 5, 2006

Retirement. What a word. Ask 100 persons what retirement is, and you will probably get 100 different answers. However, each answer would probably have a similar theme. Each answer would most likely include the theme of “stopping or slowing down dramatically what I have been doing and replacing it with some other activity.” Many times,…

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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.