I will teach you how to build the life you want.

Without Limiting the Life You Have.

FREE Budgeting Principles Checklist

Make your budget natural and effective by choosing the budgeting principles that work best for you. You’ll learn:

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Hi, I’m Tim. I’m an author and Certified Financial Coach who knows a ton about personal finance. I don’t want to just teach you money principles. I want to teach you how to take these principles, mold them to fit who you are, and build the life you want. I don’t like typical money advice. I’ve tried to fit into a mold by using typical money advice, and I had less control of my money and went further into unnecessary debt. Now, I live to teach you how to break the mold in your own life and find your version of financial freedom

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The Root Budgeting System Book

You are not like anyone else in the world. So why should your budget be just like everyone else’s?

In 5 steps, the Root Budgeting System will teach you how to create your own budget that will be simple to maintain, grow as you grow, and ultimately build the life that you want.

Say goodbye to financial stress, and say hello to financial freedom. It’s treating your finances how they are meant to be treated—personal. 

Or read more about the book here.

The HOPE Debt Payoff Plan

You are not like anyone else in the world. So why should your budget be just like everyone else’s?

In 5 steps, the Root Budgeting System will teach you how to create your own budget that will be simple to maintain, grow as you grow, and ultimately build the life that you want.

Say goodbye to financial stress, and say hello to financial freedom. It’s treating your finances how they are meant to be treated—personal. 

Or read more about the book here.

Two Core Beliefs of
Atypical Finance

You Are Unique

You deserve to have the life you want. You deserve to have a money management method that is uniquely fit to who you are and where you want to go. Stop settling for typical money advice. You are atypical and unique and your money should reflect that.

Budgeting is the Root System

Budgeting is the root system of your financial tree. Your budget should be used to supply and inform all other areas of personal finance from saving, to debt payoff, to retirement, and even your career. A budget helps you get to where you want to go faster and frees you to spend money on what you want. Simply put, if you feel restricted by your budget, you’re doing it wrong. 

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The 7 Best Budgeting Methods

There are many different budgeting methods out there floating around in the ocean of information that we call the internet. Some are simple and some

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