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.


How To Write A Check in 6 Easy Steps

There are several reasons why you may need to write a check. For instance, some businesses will give you a discount for writing a check instead of swiping a card. This is because they will save money by not having to pay a processing fee. So if you are...

14 Ways to Make Money Selling on eBay

Selling stuff online is a good way to make extra cash. For example, I bought a modem/router at a yard sale for $5 and sold it for $60 on eBay. If you like that kind of profit margin, you might want to consider selling stuff on eBay or similar sites as a...

25 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. Do you know what that feels like? I knew that I wanted more freedom and the idea of passive income became very appealing. I had heard of many people quitting and replacing...

60+ Creative 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 is now more than that of my previous 9 to 5 job. The...

Need Money Now? 14 Legit Ways to Get Paid Today

Sometimes you just need money fast – as in TODAY. Perhaps you have an unexpected car repair because your transmission went out or you blew a tire. Fortunately, there are lots of legit ways to get money quickly. If you work it right, you can try a...

9 Cheap Alternatives to Hotels When Traveling

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...

How to Get Money Quickly When You're in a Financial Bind

There will always be things that come up that you don't expect, that can leave you in a financial bind. For example, you're driving down the road, singing along to the radio and you get a flat tire. After all said and done it cost $150. Or one day you...

Medi-Share Review

Are you looking for an affordable option to cover health expenses for you and your family? If so, you’re not alone. There was a time when traditional health insurance premiums were reasonable, but now the prices are outrageous for many families. I...

10 Easy Ways to Get Out of Debt Fast

Debt can be like this large dark cloud looming over your head. At least that is how we felt when we were in debt. It felt like we were just getting by. It was hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The large payments we made each month barely...

Which Retirement Account is Right For You?

Are you looking to set up a retirement account or an investment account? Do you want a quick explanation of your options for doing so? If so, you've come to the right place. There are many acronyms and numerical distinctions out there regarding retirement...