always broke before payday

Always Broke Before Payday

Are you SICK of being always broke before payday? It's depressing, and takes up too much of life. I'll show you how to break the cycle of being broke in between paydays.  I’ve got a way to make the next 7 days go slooooowwwwlllly: spend…
flood insurance claims process

We Submitted Our First Flood Insurance Claim and Here's How it Went

The Flood Insurance Claims process we had to go through just a year after writing a whole series on how to deal with flood insurance claims. Remember how I wrote all those articles after the Houston Meyerland Memorial Day Floods on what happens…
flood damage

Flood Insurance Crash Course Part 3: How Would We Have Fared Financially?

We didn't take on flood damage like Houston neighbors around us in 2015. But if we had, what would it have looked like us to go through the claims process? Read along to give you a clearer picture for your own situation.I had two reasons for…

Flood Insurance Crash Course Part 2: What Your Claim Can Look Like in Reality

Wondering what does flood insurance cover, and how does the claims process actually work? I've interviewed several people who flooded in the Houston area over two years ago to answer these questions in this 3-part series. Okay. So you've got…
Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the unexpected, financially, is something all financially responsible adults need to do. Otherwise, you might just end up back on your mother's couch. Did you know that 40% of Americans are one $400 emergency away from either…
do I need flood insurance

Flood Insurance Crash Course Part I: The Good, the Bad, and Some of the Ugly

Ever wondered "do I need flood insurance"? I've interviewed several people from the Texas Floods to answer this question + much more in this 3-part flood series. We've got a flood insurance policy. It's a no-brainer purchase we renew without…