The Free Money Game For Investors

No one is going to give you something for nothing. Even those who earn money passively through real estate, business, and stock market investments needed to put in work at some point. There is no denying how much upfront time, energy, and effort it may take to disconnect the linear relationship most of us share …

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Our First Bear Market: Losing $100,000

Since learning how to be a self-directed investor, my wife and I have been reading heavily on how to react during our first bear market. For all you new investors, a bear market is defined as a 20% drop in the stock market from its all-time highs. Out of all information we consumed from books, …

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Questions To Ask Before You Rollover Your 401(k)

For most people, it is a good idea to rollover your 401(k) elsewhere unless your cost-benefit analysis says otherwise. This is because it often reduces costs and simplifies your investments. As with most important matters, you need to keep in mind a few considerations before making this decision.

How We Overcame Our Fear of Investing

Unless you were raised by personal finance ninjas, the thought of investing your hard-earned money can be a scary thought. Constant predictions of market crashes and mysterious bubbles bursting doesn’t help either. My wife and I kept 99% of our money in cash and very little of it was invested in our retirement accounts, let …

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How To Reinvest Credit Card Rewards

Credit cards are an incredibly powerful piece of plastic that nearly everyone has in their back pocket. Purchasing power & convenience: They allow you to purchase things without needing to carry around cash, especially for big-ticket items. Builds credit history: The more responsible you are with your revolving debt, the better your credit history and …

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5 Ways To Invest In Yourself

When I talk to my co-workers, friends, and family about investing, we usually talk about where we can place our money to maximize growth that aligns with our financial goals and risk tolerance. But today, let’s talk about investing in the most important asset you own, YOURSELF! 1. Take time off work One of the …

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