The Yakezie Network was created in December 2009 as a way to help new and old bloggers alike grow their platforms, connect with others, and become the best bloggers possible. Over the years, the Yakezie has become the largest, most collaborative personal finance network on the web. It takes eight months on average to get [...]Read More
Married, father of two. Enjoys writing about personal finance, lifestyle design, travel, and living the life you want.
All Articles by John @ Married with Debt
A lack of a meritocratic environment is the number one reason why so many people are dissatisfied with their jobs based on research conducted for my book. There’s nothing more maddening than when someone less deserving is promoted over you due to politics instead of performance. One of the main reasons why I left finance [...]Read More
In order to understand the minimum amount of car insurance one can have in order to be legally covered, it’s important to also understand what car insurance is, what it covers, and what role your state-of-residence plays in the big picture. One of the most important aspects of being a responsible driver is owning a [...]Read More
Hoping to expand your reach? Try podcasting. Just don’t try it the way we did. It seems podcasts are all the rage. According to The Pew Research Center, 25% of people in the United States age 12 and over listen to audio podcasts, and over 40% listen to audio on digital devices. You know Neilsen, [...]Read More
There are several research studies that point to $75,000 a year where happiness increases no further. The $75,000 is largely derived through day job income given most folks do not have any other income sources. I make an argument that $200,000 is the income level where happiness increases no further due to various tax credit [...]Read More
Out of all the craptastic jobs out there, you wouldn’t think being a journalist was the worst job ever would you? I didn’t, so it came as a shock when a company called Career Cast put news reporter on the top of their list based on pay, outlook, work environment, and stress. Career Cast analyzed [...]Read More