Budget Hater

College Cash

Posted by Aaron Coleman
Mar 20, 2013

March Madness is upon us and many folks are excited to see their favorite college teams square off in one of the United States’ premier sporting events.  Facebook is full of posts about favorite college teams and the anticipation is high – especially when their alma mater is in the tournament.  Given my profession, conversations around the different colleges and universities eventually drift into the rising cost of higher education and the actual value of a college degree. Read More...


Posted by Aaron Coleman
Mar 13, 2013

I was hanging out with a friend from the East Coast this past weekend.  We were enjoying some Idaho mountain sunshine and having a good conversation on the different perspectives people have.  One discussion point in particular that we often chuckle about is the latest craze to name every weather event that happens in the Eastern United States. Read More...

Taking a Chance

Posted by Aaron Coleman
Mar 04, 2013

I saw a post on FaceBook the other day that really got me thinking.  A friend of mine from college that I have not spoken with much since those early years opened his first Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Southern California.  I know people start businesses all the time, but this particular story is sticking with me. Read More...

What's Your Sequester?

Posted by Aaron Coleman
Feb 25, 2013

There is a lot of talk going on in the news about the “sequester” and what the government will do when they are forced to make drastic budget cuts.  That might sound like a familiar situation in your own life.  Maybe not now, but at some point, many of us have had the same issue with our personal finances.  There is simply not enough income to cover our expenses and something needs to be cut. Read More...

Here We Go!

Posted by Aaron Coleman
Feb 19, 2013

I have been somewhat sporadic in my blogging the past year.  There are a few reasons for that, but mainly my full time job became increasingly intense and did not afford me much time to write.  That all changed this February. Read More...