Helping People Engineer Financial Freedom

Discover the path to a better financial position in life with Brandon Vagner, CPA, Ph.D. Learn to manage your money, start and run a business, and get answers to all your personal finance questions.

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Brandon Vagner, CPA, Ph.D.

CPA     Professor     Business Advisor     Entrepreneur     Former KPMG Manager    

Building Wealth is Possible

I’ve been flat broke before, but I worked my tail off to start building wealth for my family. For me personally, it’s all about building financial security, having the opportunity to live life how I want to, and being able to give and help others. 

This blog is about helping people just like you achieve their financial dreams! Sometimes you have to earn extra to really get where you want to be. So, you can learn about starting and running a business on this blog in addition to all the must have personal finance insights and advice.

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How the Digital Cash Envelope System Works For Our Family

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Brandon Vagner, CPA, Ph.D. & Wallet Wit Founder

In short, I’m a personal finance nut! I’ll get into that more on my about page. Formerly, I was a KPMG (Big-4 Accounting) Manager. I currently am an Accounting Professor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), entrepreneur, business advisor, & personal finance blogger. I’ve been married 9 years; just had our first child; and am loving living life debt free (Well, almost…find out more about that on my about page where I go in more detail about my personal finance life and what I do here on the Wallet Wit blog). Welcome to all! I hope my thoughts inspire or help you on your journey to financial success.

Our dog Lucy goes everywhere with us….so, I had to include a picture of her too. She’s a huge part of our growing family.

Brandon and Kori Vagner

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Why My Wife and I Purchased Term Life Insurance Instead of Whole Life Insurance

Wow! Life insurance is such a key part of engineering a healthy financial plan. Many people get this wrong. Take our friends for example who were paying 8x more than they should be. Yeah, imagine overpaying by a multiple of 8. In this article, I’ll take you step-by-step through the differences between term and whole life insurance to help get you on the right track.

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How We Save Money With a Meal Plan

Utilizing a meal plan has saved us TONS of money. Looking back, I wish we had started using one sooner. It’s a critical aspect to staying out of restaurants and keeping expensive low quality food out of your grocery cart.

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How We Save Money on a Meal Plan


I’m one of those weirdos, like Dave Ramsey would say, who likes to manage my money the right way. I also enjoy creating multiple different revenue streams. If I can do it, so can you!

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