ProfilePicHi, I’m Eric Williams. I live in Des Moines, Iowa, with my beautiful wife, Kelsey, and 2-year-old daughter, Rooney.

I spend my days helping people with their personal finances. I find great joy in helping people set goals, create good money behaviors, and learn how to win with money.

If you’re interested in chatting about your personal finances, I’d love to help! Shoot me an email at eric@wordsofwilliams.com. See my financial coaching page for more information.

I started this site as a way to share my thoughts on faith, family, and finances. Through blogging, I discovered a passion for helping young families make a financial plan and get on a budget. Because, you are where you are, but you don’t have to stay there forever!

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More About the Williamses

This site used to be a family blog, where Kelsey and I would write about all things Williams’. We’ve since separated the blogs into a few different spaces and Words of Williams is now about personal finances and intentional family life. Kelsey writes at Snappy Casual, and we blog about our home and DIY projects at the Rockstar Ranch. But, below you can get to know my family a little better through some archived posts that Kelsey and I have written.

Eric About Page


The head of the family. Always thinking ahead. Super powers include: showing up on time, minivan packing and reaching the top shelf.


Read Eric’s Posts
Kelsey About Page


The heart of the family. Lives in the moment. Super powers include: asking good questions, being tough as nails and ordering things online at lighting speed.


Read Kelsey’s Posts
Rooney About Page


The youth of the family. Cautious and curious. Super powers include: bouncing off hard surfaces unharmed, coloring and building towers.


Read About Rooney



A few more things you should know…

  • We believe in God.
  • We live in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa.
  • We drive a (used) minivan.
  • We love fashion.

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