Deacon Hayes

Deacon Hayes is a financial expert, speaker, and podcaster. As a former Financial Planner, he helped many high net worth individuals create a plan with their money. Ten years ago, Deacon created Well Kept Wallet to be a resource that can transform the average persons financial life.

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

He is also the author of You Can Retire Early!: Everything You Need to Achieve Financial Independence When You Want It.

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7 Extremely Easy Ways to Improve Your Finances Today

No matter what your current financial position is, you can always improve it. Whether it is by making more money, spending less or shopping around, there is always an area that can be fine-tuned so that you can get closer

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75 Side Hustle Ideas To Make Extra Money

Looking for a list of side hustle ideas? Look no further. Finding a side hustle to earn extra cash can help you reach your financial goals. It was huge for us as we paid off $52,000 in debt in 18

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10 Best Places to Buy Used Cell Phones

Looking for the best places to buy a used cell phone? Look no further. Nowadays, a shiny, new flagship phone can burn a hole in your wallet. Look at the iPhone 13 Pro Max and the Samsung Galaxy S21 –

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10 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

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10 Best Places to Sell Cell Phones

Today’s post is from Kathleen Garvin with The Penny Hoarder. Maybe you have an old cell phone lying around. Or perhaps the recent Apple event has you looking to upgrade. Either way, there’s money to be had for selling your

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7 Simple Money Moves That You Can Make Today

Want some practical ideas on how you can improve your financial situation this year? Well, here are seven things you can do to improve your finances, most you can start in under 5 minutes. 1. Use Virtual Cash Envelopes Want

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How to Invest $100 – 10 Easy Ways

You can start investing with only $100 and build considerable wealth. Your investments have the potential to grow to six or even seven figures. Are you feeling like it’s useless to start saving and investing because you have very little

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10 Ways To Become a Real Estate Mogul

Many people who have reached financial independence have done so investing in real estate. But this goal might seem impossible to achieve if you’re only looking at the result. Today we’ll talk about how you can get started in real

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Reali Loans Review (Previously Lenda)

Have you ever purchased a home or refinanced a home? If so, you probably know what a time-consuming process it can be. It takes work to find and secure mortgage financing. There seems to be an endless amount of phone

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Stash Review: Pros, Cons, Cost and More

Are you looking for an easy way to invest a small amount of money? Your only investing option isn’t using a broker that requires you to invest hundreds or thousands of dollars at a time. Stash helps new and experienced