Everything I have listed on this page are actual resources I use or have used in my life. I’ve read the books, used the websites, and read the blogs.

Links to Tools or Accounts I Reference in my writing

Ohio 457 – Deferred Compensation Account

Donor’s Choose – teacher project funding

Chase Freedom Unlimited – great low stress card to get you started in travel hacking

Barkbox – monthly delivery of treats, chews, and toys. this is great for the pup that goes through toys quickly! I love this box more than my pup does, as she is not a toy shredder

Charles Schwab | open your brokerage account with low cost index funds today! If you want me to refer you so you can get $100 free, send me a message on the contact page!


Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By

The Simple Path To Wealth by JL Collins – You can read this book for free on Kindle Unlimited

Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living by Elizabeth Willard Thames


Nerdwallet – this website really got me started understanding the different tools available

Investopedia – tons of really in depth articles about literally any finance topic


Millionaire Educator – he’s on a break from writing but offers great tips & tricks for teachers to save and retire early

Rockstar Finance – A community for people who love money!

Millennial Boss – career focused financial blog, includes great debt payoff tips

Ms. Fiology – my FI friend writing about her path to Financial Independence

Mad Fientist – best resource for tax avoidance strategies and understanding taxes!


Fire Drill Podcast – my favorite financial podcast! Two women on the path to fire host twice a week podcast all about increasing wealth, paying off debt, and finding great life hacks

Bigger Pockets Money – podcast about general money management, focus on building wealth

Choose FI – blog & podcast about financial independence, check out episode 079R to hear my voicemail recording!

Calculators Snowball Debt Payoff Calculator

Dave Ramsey Investment Calculator | calculate your potential future holdings