The Best From Fearless Dollar So Far

You knew that Fearless Men just started a new site, right?

FearlessDollar.com. We’ve posted over 80 finance articles at Fearless Men to help make your money grow. It’s been so popular and we just haven’t had the bandwidth to go as far, or as in depth, as we want to with personal finance for our readers.

We also discovered from the internet ranking system Alexa, that half of our readership is women. Apparently, women want to understand more about men. But we’ve also been encouraged by some of our lady readers to start a site aimed directly to them. We haven’t taken that leap yet. Unfortunately someone bought FearlessWomen.com right out from under our noses 🙁 . But we have decided to aim our Fearless Men’s new Personal Finance site at both men and women.

The purpose of Fearless Dollar is to help you take your money further. Whether it’s overcoming fear, killing debt, becoming wiser, or furthering your financial education, we want to be a part of your growth.

Here’s a snapshot of what we’ve covered in the two weeks since we started Fearless Dollar:

Why Women Need To Be Fearless With Their Dollar

In this our staff writer Catherine from Plunged In Debt highlights how unpredictable life can be, and how we all need to be ready for uncertainty. She counters some of the old school norms that a women should just wait around for a man to provide. Catherine shares this great quote:

My mother taught me at a very young age that if I was unable to stand on my own two feet, then no one would be able to sweep me off my feet.

Catherine says we need to not just be “fearless” to be wise about our money, but to be not be full of fear when it comes to how that can affect our relationships.

Why Men Need To Be Fearless With Their Dollar

In this post John highlights that although it may seem wise to bury your cash, that’s actually a response to fear. Inflation can eat into your savings. You’ve got to find a way to make your money grow.

Be Fearless in planning for the future and manage your expenses to the best of your ability. If you find your ability is lacking then take the time to study and increase your proficiency.

Here’s some highlights:

  • Budgeting needs to be your foundation
  • Stay out of debt
  • Take ownership of your finances
  • Educate yourself about investing
  • Teach your children

6 Tips To Be Courageous and Get Out of Debt

  • Create a budget
  • Stop using credit cards (if they’re killing you)
  • Pay the small bills first or the loans with the highest interest rate
  • Create a schedule of payment
  • Stop eating out
  • Be accountable

How To Never Pay For A Smartphone Again

My tips, or personal plan, on how I’m going to get a new iPhone every 2 years without paying anything for it! (And my story of how I bought the iPhone 5S on opening day and only waited 20 minutes in line!)

Thinking Ahead – Planning For Your Kids Financial Future

Here John helps you keep your eyes on the prize of helping your kids out when they’re all grown up! Good parents don’t just think about today, they’re thinking about 20 years from now. Don’t wait till your kids are teenagers to start think about this stuff. Read his in depth tips on getting ahead.

We’ve got great Personal Finance Tips coming out every week over at Fearless Dollar. Click here and check it out right now!

About Todd Mayfield

He's a lover, not a fighter. But he's also a fighter, so don't get any ideas.

He works for a series of private schools to advance innovative education to combat ballooning classroom sizes and challenge the status quo of the current public and private education format.

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