Mystery Money Man is a personal finance community for families. We believe that anyone can improve their financial situation by choosing to live differently. Too many people accept society’s norms when it comes to lifestyle and money, and become trapped in an endless pursuit of acquiring more stuff. Thankfully, we’ve figured out a better way. We’ll show you how to break the cycle by learning how to be frugal, increase your income and eliminate your debt. Make today your turning point. Welcome to Mystery Money Man.


tools for success

INVEST IN THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL  When I was a kid, about once a month, my brother and I would walk to get our hair cut after school.  Our hairdresser’s name was Sherri, and together with her business partner, they owned a small salon on the main street.  Next door to the salon was a long standing ice cream shoppe, and next to that was the river which ran through our town. READ MORE>>> 

Exponential Frugality

EXPONENTIAL FRUGALITY: UNCOVERING THE TRUE POTENTIAL OF FRUGAL LIVING Hey everyone!  Today, I’m introducing a term that I’ve coined ‘Exponential Frugality’.  My goal is to stretch your thinking on the value of frugal living. It’s a shift of mindset that has benefitted me, so I hope you find it helpful, or at the very least, thought provoking.  Enjoy!  You may or may not consider yourself a fugal person.  After all… READ MORE>>>


HOW I OVERCAME A SERIOUS CASE OF FINCON FOMO I have a confession to make. This past week, I came down with a MAJOR case of FINCON FOMO. That’s right. This debilitating condition had me in it’s clutches for a few days, until I finally managed to wriggle myself from its grasp. Now, I realize that some of you are unfamiliar with both of these acronyms. “What the h&%$ is a FINCON? FOMO? Sounds like one crazy illness!” READ MORE>>>

affordable winter tires

HOW I SAVED OVER $600 ON WINTER TIRES  Winter is on my brain this week, thanks to a major frugal win! Before I fill you in on all the money saving goodness, let’s address the years coldest season!  I know what you’re probably thinking; it’s far too early to be mentioning snow and cold!  READ MORE>>>

improve the reader experience

WHAT I’M DOING TO IMPROVE THE READER EXPERIENCE The past couple of weeks, I’ve begun to make a number of small changes to this blog.  My goal in all of this is simple:  to improve the reader experience for anyone visiting Mystery Money Man. This is, of course… READ MORE>>>


Hey everyone! For today’s post, I’ve decided to share my side hustle map, which is a list of projects I’m currently working on, including this blog! I’ve provided insight into each side hustle, including how much income they are currently earning. More importantly, I share my key learnings, which you can take away as you work on your own side hustles. I hope you find it helpful! READ MORE>>>