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Five Free Resources to Help You Invest Like a Pro

You don’t need to wait until some magical moment in the future to start becoming knowledgeable about investing. Even if you only have a small amount to invest (or are years away from making your first investment), you can jumpstart the process just by familiarizing yourself with some basic terms and concepts.
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Beginning to invest? Here’s how to get started

I’ve been focused on educating readers about investing and I will continue to do so. Sharing what I’ve learned through studying, research and my...
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Should You buy or rent a house?

A deeper dive into a familiar question by someone who has rented, purchased, and rented out properties. Here are some critical points missed by many analyses

The future of financial advice (Hint: It is human)

Despite the rise of Fintech companies and robo-advisors, the future of financial advice is human. That’s what Vanguard CEO Tim Buckley thinks anyway. An ironic statement coming from Vanguard which led the revolution of low cost, passive investing that has made it easier than ever to become a DIY investor and cut traditional financial advisors out of the equation.

How much money do I need to retire and not run out?

Whether you are planning for early retirement (FIRE) or traditional retirement in your late 50’s or 60’s you will need to answer two critical questions;

The boring way to become a millionaire

I’m not an advocate of “get rich quick” ideas. There are tons of guru’s who will promise to teach you “their way” to get rich quick. It may work for some but to me, the best way to build wealth and keep wealth is a slow, boring process that requires discipline through good times and bad.
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What is the Rule of 72?

In the world of finance, there are so many formulas and equations and acronyms it can be very intimidating for regular people who smartly, spend their time living their lives rather than obsessing over this stuff.