Deacon Hayes


Deacon Hayes

Deacon Hayes is a financial expert, speaker, and podcaster. He is the founder of Well Kept Wallet which is a financial education company that provides personal finance resources to people across the world.

Deacon has been featured in many news publications including Yahoo Finance, US News & World Report, Investopedia, CNN Money, and more.

He has helped thousands of people develop a financial game plan so that they can achieve their financial goals in life, and is the author of You Can Retire Early!: Everything You Need to Achieve Financial Independence When You Want It.


Cinch Financial Review: Providing Truly Unbiased Financial Advice

With so many personal finance tools out there today, it’s easy to get overwhelmed about which one is best to use. While all of them claim to help you improve your finances, they all work in slightly different ways. This is a good thing because it means...

Credit Karma Review: is it Legit?

With so many “free” credit monitoring companies sprouting up in recent years, the claims of Credit Karma may, at first, seem too good to be true. Many such companies offer “free” services (despite their fine print pointing to the contrary) but...

24 Real Side Hustle Ideas To Try in 2019

Finding a side hustle to earn additional cash can help you reach your money goals. It was huge for us as we paid off $52,000 in debt in 18 months. Over time, the income from my side hustle of blogging has become more than that of my previous 9 to 5...

Reusable K Cup Review: Are they worth it for the Keurig?

I drink coffee almost every day. It can be an expensive habit. If you own a Keurig, which is a single cup coffee maker, then you know how pricey it can be for just one cup of coffee. I was at a Starbucks yesterday, and a 12 pack of Pikes Place K-cups was...

9 Cheap Alternatives to Hotels When Traveling in 2019

If you like to travel, you know that one of the biggest costs is finding a place to stay while you're on vacation. For the longest time, I only stayed in a hotel. Now, there are so many other alternatives to hotels that it is no longer my go-to option. My...

3 Ways to Get Paid to Lose Weight in 2019

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to lose weight? What if I was to tell you that there are ways to get paid to lose weight? That sure makes the topic a bit more interesting, doesn't it! But it might seem too good to be true. Who would pay you to lose...

4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Net Worth by $100,000

What would an extra $100,000 mean for you, your family and your dreams? How could that kind of money change your life? What if you could increase your net worth by a $100k in the next five years? Increasing your net worth by this amount can seem...

How to Get Free Samples from Walmart

Is saving money your thing? If so, you might like taking advantage of free samples on items you regularly use. Or ones you want to try. Did you know that Walmart has a page on their website where they offer free samples to customers? Big box stores like...

How to Make Money with Airbnb in 2019 ($1,500 or More)

We’re always talking on the site about all of the great ways to make extra money that are out there. From passive income sources such as dividend investing to active income sources like delivering pizzas, your income-earning capabilities really are in your...

24 Best Passive Income Ideas to Make Money While You Sleep

I worked a traditional 9 to 5 job for many years and eventually I got burned out. I would work long days, including weekends, and I had little show for it. Do you know what that feels like? I knew that I wanted more freedom and the idea of passive...