The Blog

Hipster glasses included

Three awesome books to shift your money mindset

When you stop and think about it, books are truly magical things. For around $10-$20 you can access the mind of an expert who has spent a majority of her or his life studying a given topic. In your hands you can hold the result of years upon years of research, writing and editing, and in just a handful of hours discover the most important things that expert has ever learned. Over the past few...

read more

Why Free Travel Is Good For Your Health

Earlier this year I released a free, badass (if I may say so myself!) guide on Travel Winning, which is the process of using credit card signup bonuses to earn yourself at minimum one free flight this year. When I first shared the guide, I highlighted how it would help you take that trip you’ve been dying to go on but haven’t, because money. It was framed more as a way to take that...

read more

How to stop overspending on credit cards

As a money nerd and financial coach, I love discovering things that have the potential to change how we think about money. Sometimes it’s a concept, such as the importance of reframing how we think of Needs vs. Wants. It can be as simple as a quote – “Man must choose whether to be rich in things or in the freedom to use them” (damn, that’s deep). Most recently, it was a tool I came...

read more

Savings: Not Just There to Cover Your Ass

I’m always hesitant to make blanket statements, but here’s one I feel pretty confident stating: MOST PEOPLE HAVE A HARD TIME SAVING MONEY This may not come as a shock to you. Again, it’s pretty universal. But the more I thought about it, the more I became interested in WHY it’s so hard for people to save. Yes, we naturally prefer instant gratification to delaying it....

read more

The importance of The One Thing

In my last newsletter I shared my struggle with finding a balance between work and life, and got some incredibly thoughtful feedback, so wanted to thank everyone who replied for their responses. I was challenged on the source of my scarcity mindset, whether work/life balance is possible, and ultimately whether “balance” is even what I should be striving for (or whether imbalance is...

read more

Why work/life imbalance comes from scarcity

If you’re a longtime reader of this blog, you know that I’ve struggled with work/life balance.. I’m aware I’m not alone in this and that it’s something pretty much all entrepreneurs struggle with, but that hasn’t made being a constant passenger on the Struggle Bus any easier. In the past, I thought my biggest problem had to do with time – I always found...

read more

Hi! My name is Garrett and I help millennials get out of debt, save toward their goals, and enjoy the freedom that comes with not worrying about money.

         HOME ABOUT BLOG CONTACT

Copyright 2017 | Be Awesome Not Broke

Download the Be Awesome and Not Broke Guide!

Download the Be Awesome and Not Broke Guide!

Learn the Five Steps you can take to get back in control of your finances!

Check your inbox for a link to the download the guide!

Get your Roadmap to Financial Awesomeness!

 
 
Take control of your money and do more of what you love in the world. 

Check your inbox to get started!

Get your Roadmap to Financial Awesomeness!

 
 
Take control of your money and do more of what you love in the world. 

Check your inbox to get started!