Is that my Signature or my Autograph?

Signing autographs is fun. Signatures feel like I’m getting into legal trouble for connecting my name to this document. I started practicing my scribble back when I was 10 years old. Of course, back then I thought I was gonna be playing in the NFL, be some sort of stud linebacker or running back. I […]

We Survived a Home Invasion in Costa Rica and AirBnB Shenanigans.

We spent most of November in Costa Rica. All 5 of us and for 2 weeks we were with our traveling friends also a family of 5. Our 3rd day the AirBnB was hit. Home Invasion with my kids and their kids used as leverage to get what they wanted. Outside of death, kidnapping, and […]

Unemployed Dad? What to do if Dad is Laid Off

First Things First. Don’t Panic. You are not the first person to be laid off and you will not be the last. But I absolutely get why you have that lump in your throat. Dads Provide. It’s one of the top responses we get if we ask random folks on the street what is the […]

THE BEST DAD BOOK OF ALL TIME

Well I finally did it. Officially a published author! This book is as much a useful tool for dads as well as a tribute to what put 100% Dad on the map. Our Instagram page @100dad grew from 0 to well over 40,000 followers in large part due to our memes. The last year or […]

Dads and Money

Finance, one of my favorite subjects!! It’s an area that is imperative for dads to understand if not master. Money is not everything but it sure does help. Money fights are the leading cause to divorce. You can spend more time with family if you have a little cash saved up. You can retire without […]

Tips for the Recent College Graduate

College Grads: Let me tell you the things I would tell my kids. Because that is how I roll. #1 Congratulations. You finished. You overcame. You found a way. You did it. You put in the time and the effort. Maybe you figured out how to play the game. Game the system. Work the teacher. […]

Dad Just Died — Now Mom has a GofundMe

Dad Dies. Mom sets up Gofundme. I’m ticked at Dad everytime I see this happen. Here’s Why. This all-too-common occurrence brings out two emotions in me. Deep sadness for the loss of a person with a spouse and kids grieving. And frustration and anger because this Dad did not protect his family. There are a […]

Coronavirus is Why I’m Debt-Free…

CORONAVIRUS IS WHY I STOPPED BORROWING MONEY!  It’s playing out right now. I’ve been saying the same thing for years. I don’t want to have the burden of debt when things go bad. I want to be debt free and cash flush so the next panic is just an inconvenience. In 2008 the economy collapsed, […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Death From Destroying Your Family

Some families collapse after the death of the patriarch or matriarch. The one that was the heart and soul of the family. While it’s nice to be that person, think about what will happen to your family after you’re gone. Your family collapses. You didn’t do your job. You didn’t prepare your family for life […]