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.


Medi-Share Review 2019

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...

Personal Capital Review 2019: A FREE Tool to Analyze Your Investments

Any tool created to make my life easier and more organized is a tool I want to learn about. In this in-depth review, we'll share all of the details about Personal Capital and what they offer. This way you'll know if it's the right choice for...

4 Ways to Track Your Net Worth in 2019

Many people don’t know what their net worth is. However, being aware of it can make a big difference in achieving your financial goals. Investopedia says that one’s net worth “can be viewed as a financial report card. It allows you to evaluate your...

5 Easy Steps to Create a Budget That Actually Works

I had someone ask me recently, "How do I put together a budget?" The question made me realize that budgeting is not a clear process. Learning to successfully budget takes education. Also, it takes time, trial and error. Today I'll show you some easy...

How to Become a Real Estate Mogul with $1,000

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 estate investing....

How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Quickly in 2019

If you have credit card debt, know that you are not alone. The average household has over $15,000 in credit card debt, and the average interest rate is over 16% according to Bankrate. If you are paying only the minimum payment, you’ll likely be...

How to Invest $100 and Grow it to Six Figures

Sometimes the idea of building wealth through investing seems impossible. This can be especially true if you have little savings and little extra income to invest with. If that's you, you might think that investing with smaller amounts of cash is...

Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps (and Why They Work)

I am a huge fan of Dave Ramsey’s baby steps. He outlines the steps in his book, The Total Money Makeover. The baby steps helped us get rid of $52,000 in consumer debt in just 18 months. And we're not alone. Millions of people have taken his...