A Different Way to Reach Your Financial Goals, The Tiny Tweaks Principle

Are you struggling to reach your financial goals? Most often when we think about reaching our financial goals we think of the daily or monthly processes or techniques that help us get there. Processes like: How to budget money. How to save money. How to spend less money. How to make more money. How to […]

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Take Control of Your Personal Finances in Three Months

How are you doing with your personal finances?  Struggling with debt?  Trying to save money?  Sick of living paycheck to paycheck? What if it was possible to change your personal finance situation in three months? What if you could shift, or “move the ball” to change your perspective on money and alter things for the […]

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Understanding the Debt Trap from the Outside In – the Marketing of Debt in America

Understanding The Debt Trap from the Outside In

Most often the discussion surrounding consumer debt focuses on how to get out of debt, why debt is bad, and why saving money is good.  In addition, debt is often a topic of interest for many personal finance books, blogs and websites, including Filling The Pig.  These perspectives are educational, relevant and important to the […]

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Now Available! Simple Investing, A Beginners Guide to Understanding Investments & How to Get Started

Filling The Pig Simple Investing

Does the world of investing sometimes seem like a Rubik’s Cube? Simple Investing is the third eBook in the Filling The Pig personal finance series of books.  It provides the next step for creating financial independence by teaching you how to make sense of the investment landscape, so you can make more money with the […]

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3 Reasons You Should Budget Your Money, And it’s not because You will Save More Money

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Who really likes to budget their money?  According to a recent Gallup Poll only 30 percent of adults polled actually budget their money.  For most budgeting ranks right up there with root canals, doing their own taxes and colonoscopy’s.  And it’s no wonder, budgeting can feel restrictive and is a time consuming process. It makes […]

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Paying Off Debt, Saving Money and Creating a Lifestyle of Opportunities.

Paying Off Debt, Saving Money and Creating a Lifestyle of Opportunities

I am often asked about the Filling The Pig mantra “Creating a Lifestyle of Opportunities”, what does it really mean? The dictionary defines Lifestyle and Opportunities like this. Lifestyle – the way in which a person or group lives. Opportunity (plural opportunities), – a set of circumstances that makes something possible. From a Filling The […]

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