Articles Filed Under 'Plan Your Finances'

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

A Gift to Cops from CopsAlive During National Police Week

Readers of CopsAlive.com can get a free copy of “How to be Rich: The Couple’s Guide to a Rich Life Without Worrying About Money” shipped to your house. Chuck Rylant said he will cover the costs of the book and only asked that you help out with the shipping and handling.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

How to be Rich: The Couples Guide to a Rich Life Without Worrying About Money

In the story, the couple has many of the financial struggles common to those in law enforcement. Throughout the story, the reader learns a simple system of organizing their money through the financial ups and downs the characters go through.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Manage Your Money Like Your Law Enforcement Career

it’s very important for you as law enforcement professionals to take ownership of your financial future both to reduce your stress about money matters but also to become more comfortable with what is happening with your money and your future.

Friday, June 10th, 2011

A Cop’s Perspective on the Difference Between Millionaires and the Middle Class

You’ll be rewarded with a wealth of life changing information by reading all three of these books at least once a year.

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Cop’s Honeymoon with Money: The #1 Rule That Will Keep you Out of Debt Forever

finance is an area people struggle with, but police officers face unique challenges. There are five cycles cops go through in their relationship with money.

Monday, October 12th, 2009

What’s the Point of All This Work as a Cop?

If you’ve followed my writings for a while, you may have noticed my slant on financial planning for police officers is less about money and more about a rewarding and satisfying life.

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

How Much is Your Life Worth? Part III

Now working as a cop, you’ll remember that in order to buy that thing, you’ll have to spend X amount of hours away from your kids, your spouse, or whatever you enjoy doing, to afford it. You’ll make better buying decisions and get far more pleasure out of life.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Check Out The New book: “Cash in a Flash”

I met Robert G. Allen author of “Cash in a Flash: Fast Money in Slow Times” that he co-wrote with Mark Victor Hansen. I was honored to meet Robert because I have read a couple of his books: “Multiple Streams of Income”, “Nothing Down”, “Cracking the Millionaire Code” (also co-written with Mark Victor Hansen) and was very impressed by his books and ideas.

Friday, September 11th, 2009

How Much is Your Life Worth? Part II

To correctly estimate how much you’re worth per hour as a police officer, you need to first calculate how much time you spend doing things for work that you don’t enjoy or wouldn’t do if you didn’t have to.

Friday, September 4th, 2009

How Much is Your Life Worth? Part I

how much are you trading your life in law enforcement, for in exchange for your employer’s money? Strange idea, isn’t it? But as cops we should really be doing some financial planning.