Welcome to Five Bags of Gold!
My father (Dan) and I (Alicia) created this site because we believe that everyone has what it takes to succeed financially.
My father has always been an excellent model of good money practices. Over the years he’s managed businesses, taught at Stockton State College in New Jersey, and owned a successful newspaper.
When my two daughters were just babies, I suffered a devastating divorce. It wasn’t even possible for me to begin working outside of the home, as my youngest child had countless health problems.
I found out she had Angelman Syndrome, which meant she’d require 24/7 care for life. So, I’ve been where many of you are. I know how painful it is to try and figure out how the bills are going to get paid.
I knew from the beginning that I didn’t want to just survive. I wanted to thrive. It was a long hard journey, but I got there. I want to help you get there too!
It’s hard to believe that I started with absolutely nothing and today I am a certified Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach and have a successful online writing career, writing for such financial sites as LendingTree, GoBankingRates, Zacks, Sapling and PocketSense.
My father and I got together and created this website to teach you exactly what we’ve done to get where we are today.
We believe that if you’re willing to work hard, the information on this site gives you the tools you need to win with money.
THE GOAL OF OUR SITE
If you feel stuck in your personal finances and you desire more than just living paycheck to paycheck, we can help!
We named our business Five Bags of Gold after the verse Matthew 25:16, which says “The man who had received five bags of gold went at once and put his money to work and gained five bags more.”
We want to help you take what you have and put it to good use, so that your personal finances continue to grow.
You can win with money! This channel is dedicated to all things personal finance, including getting out of debt, managing student loans, budgeting, investing, understanding the stock market, saving for emergencies, saving for retirement and much much more.
As a single mom of two beautiful daughters, one with severe special needs, I firmly believe everyone has what it takes to achieve financial freedom.
On to your success!
Alicia and Dan
Founders of FiveBagsOfGold.com
YouTube Creators at FiveBagsOfGold
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2 thoughts on “About Alicia and Dan”
Hello Dan and Alicia, this is the first time that I have met a website like yours. I was even more surprised when I read your article. Everything is exactly the same as in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. You did good searches and gave good advice.
Hi Ljiljana, so nice to meet you and greetings from the USA! Glad you find the site useful. I hope you’ll keep checking back often, as we have new content to post that I think you’ll really enjoy.