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OthalaFehu Debt Story

OthalaFehu Debt Story

Today's Debt Story comes from OthalaFehu from www.othalafehu.com How did you get the debt? I escaped Undergraduate with no debt thanks to the US Government and several jobs on campus, but Law School is a whole different animal. Averaging $20,000/year for 3 years when...

Kiwi and Keweenaw Debt Story

Kiwi and Keweenaw Debt Story

Today's Debt Story comes from Kiwi and Keweenaw from www.kiwiandkeweenaw.com In 2010 the reality of the debt my husband and I had taken on to complete our undergraduate degrees became a reality. We were not yet engaged/married, but had been dating for four years,...

ESI Money Debt Story

ESI Money Debt Story

Today's Debt story comes from ESI Money from www.esimoney.com How did you get the debt? When we were married we had debt for college, a car, and two homes.Most of it was mine (the college, the car, and one home), but other than the home, it wasn't that much ($5k for...

Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich Debt Story

Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich Debt Story

Today's Debt Story comes from Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich. You can follow their story over at Adventure Rich. How did you get the debt? This is a two part question for us. For me (Mrs. Adventure Rich), I graduated with student loan debt (~$18K) and a new car loan...

Unlimited Disney Fastpass Hack!

Unlimited Disney Fastpass Hack!

Unlimited Disney Fastpass Hack! Eric you have to be kidding me right?!? Unlimited Disney Fastpass??? Well… I may be stretching the truth just a bit because technically you have ALREADY have unlimited Disney Fastpasses. What I am going to share with you is how to...

How to Slash over $700 from your Budget

How to Slash over $700 from your Budget

If you are like me, I am sure you believe that you have already cut out EVERYTHING you could possibly imagine from your budget. However, the reality is that in most cases we can find more. It may not be the easiest sacrifice but it can be done. In one of my previous...

15 Quotes to Teach Kids about Money

15 Quotes to Teach Kids about Money

I already know what you are thinking… “15 Quotes To Teach Your Kids about Money”… Are you going to become one of THOSE bloggers… Well that answer is … No. However, I do love inspirational quotes. Chalk that up to years playing team sports. There is just something...

Do you need an Emergency Fund?…. YUP!

Do you need an Emergency Fund?…. YUP!

Life happens. That is just a fact. One key to avoid a financial disaster is to have an emergency fund. The idea behind the emergency fund or rainy day fund is to have savings in the case of … you guessed it… AN EMERGENCY! Normally when I talk to people about an...

Don’t Fear the Zero Based Budget

Don’t Fear the Zero Based Budget

ZERO BASED BUDGET!! AHhhhh! Did you see the word budget and instantly freak out??? Honestly you are not alone. According to a Gallup poll only one in three Americans prepare a detailed family budget. There are so many reasons that families do not create a budget such...

August 2017 Blog Report and Traffic Stat Breakdown

August 2017 Blog Report and Traffic Stat Breakdown

Wooooooooo Hoooooo!!! August was an absolutely AMAZING month for High Five Dad. My site was launched on August 8 and I can not be more pleased with the progress. For those that don't know me, I have a full time BUSY job. I work on this site after my little guy goes to...

Meet High Five Dad

My name is Eric (AKA High Five Dad). That’s my beautiful better half Michelle and my little guy Sawyer. I started to blog to share adventures in being a dad. Read more…