We’re big fans of Vanguard, but admittedly, it’s a bit more complicated than using a Robo Advisor. In this article, we break down what we think are the 8 best Vanguard funds, balancing both performance and cost.
So, you’ve got your debt under control and you want to know what’s next? That’s great because investing is where real wealth is built.
There is a lot of chatter in the personal finance world about passive income. What is it and why is it such a topic of conversation? We all need more than one income source but there are only so many hours in a day to work. Here are passive income ideas to make money while you sleep.
Quick! Can you come up with $100? Some of you have that in your couch cushions, but for those who don’t, here are 57 ways to make more money.
Your debt is an emergency and it should be treated that way, you need a debt reduction plan to regain control. Come find debt relief and take back your life.
The goal of negotiating is to take control of opportunities and tip them in your favor.
There are 3 common themes when people suck with money. We cover all 3 and give actionable solutions so you can fix your problems.
You need to invest your money. It simply doesn’t make sense not to. Even if you only invest 5% of your money, it would still be worth it. This is your investing for beginners 101 cheat sheet. We explain the basics of simple investing and aim to inspire the proper mindset you need to succeed.
Is Betterment the silver bullet they suggest it is? That’s where this Betterment Review and Experiment comes in. We’ve explored the service and interviewed members of the team, so you don’t have to. I’m looking for stable long-term investments that kick ass and beat the market average. Let us see what they got.
As we continue our back to basics series, we’re going to talk about debt. We interview the founder of the blog, Dear Debt, We Need to Break Up.
You waste money, yes I said it! Instead of wasting your money, come learn how to find and plug your spending leaks. Money is a terrible thing to waste!
New year, fresh budget. Wait, you haven’t budgeted before? Well, there is no better time to start a monthly budget than now. Stop stressing over money. Just automate your finances so the computer can worry about the details, not you. Let us show you – how to create a monthly budget you can actually stick too.
Be fearful when others are greedy. The market may correct itself soon, don’t get caught with your pants down.
Very few people wake up one day and just become wealthy. Being wealthy is a choice that you make and a way that you live your life. Work less, live more!
Financial independence is achievable, but you have to follow the steps to get there. These are the 6 steps to get you on track towards […]
The serenity to set goals, the courage to follow your dreams, and the stupidity of not knowing the difference.
Competition is heating up among the Robo-Advisors. If you’re looking to invest in the right service, it’s getting hard to tell where you should put your money. I’ve used Acorns, Betterment and Wealthfront extensively and going to break down each of the services and let you know who deserves your investment.
You know it’s important to diversify your investments. But do you know how? We’ll explore using options on an inverse index to insulate your portfolio.
Have some money or a family? Then you need estate planning. I’ll give you a primer to familiarize you with what it involves.
Whether you are sitting here reading this with a couple of dingy nickels you scraped out of the bottom of your buddy’s couch to your name or are using 100 dollar bills as paper towels, these four pillars of financial freedom are the keys to increasing your assets.
Do you want to buy a solution to your money problems? Can you flawlessly execute a desk flip? If so, you may suffer from chronic No Patience Syndrome.
For most of us, learning how to save money isn’t easy. Your friends want to go out to dinner and have expensive drinks, you want […]
Finding success is not difficult and is absolutely within your reach. You just need to get organized already and break big goals into small manageable tasks
When you Google “How to Start a Blog” all of the results are identical and generally pretty terrible. They only show you the 5 baby steps to getting started. Five years ago, I wanted someone to give me the actual answers. This is me hailing from the future to give you exactly that. I call it internet justice.
The only thing more important than investing is understanding what you invest in. With a solid understanding of investment types, it won’t be a gamble.
I’ll admit, I’ve been obsessed with rental properties for a few months now. There is so much to think about and consider with turnkey real estate investing. But we found a game changer. In our Roofstock review, we discuss buying turnkey rental properties and have a great chat with CEO Gary Beasley.
My Personal Capital review comes as an investor and someone who loves automation. In many ways it can beat Mint and their 401k Analyzer is second to none.
On this episode we talk about Streamline Refinancing. Specifically, how Matt saved $130 a month without increasing the term of his mortgage.
It goes without saying that real estate is both an important part of our wealth building strategy and something that we’re particularly interested in. When it comes to real estate, breakaway success is often found at scale and Fundrise’s goal is to scratch that itch. Does the Fundrise platform stand up to the hype?
Managing money can be time consuming and boring. Don’t want to do it anymore? Automate your finances so you can spend more time doing things that matter!
If you’re looking for additional income it’s important for you to learn how to make money in the sharing economy. This is flexible earning at its finest.
A job loss is a major life stressor, not least of all due to money concerns. see how to best handle your money until you are back on the career ladder.
You want something, no, you NEED it! Well, the right way isn’t to dip into your emergency savings. Time to go over setting goals for big purchases.
What features do novice and experienced investors get from Wealthfront? How does it all work? This Wealthfront review leaves no stone unturned.
If you’re not careful you can lose more than 25% of your 401k to fees. Destroy 401k fees quickly with little effort and retire a lot richer (and sooner).
On this episode, we talk to Cat Alford of BudgetBlonde.com. She’s a personal finance blogger, writer, and a proud mother of twins.
Yes, you’re a failure, we all are at some point in our life. It’s time to get over the fear of failure. Instead, let failure work to your advantage. Failing is the key to success so instead of beating yourself up over it why don’t you go and celebrate?
Don’t just learn how to negotiate, learn how to master it. We’ll teach you how to negotiate using skills you already have so you can get more for less.
I’ve made a lot of money in the stock market and I attribute it to two things: willingness to take risks and the ability to hunt for great deals.
It’s not romantic but if we looked at having a baby as a business decision, it would provide information to make better choices. The business of babies.
Do you have true grit when it comes to your finances? Unless you have a trust fund waiting for you, you’ll need grit to get through when times get tough.
If you’re looking for a shortcut to wealth, stop looking because there is no such thing. Certainly not via a payday loan.
You don’t need to be a math genius to handle your money matters and build wealth. It takes a bit of common sense, the will to learn and self control.
I’m on the final steps to close my Condo and I’ve been asking myself, “should I overpay my Mortgage?” Even though rates are low, I don’t think it’s worth it
You want to save money but you’re wasting it on things you don’t even realize like paying full price when you don’t have to. Create a smart budget!
Here are a few tricks to help you save when you eat out so you can go out more often and feel less guilty. You could save up to 60% before you arrive!
Why should you overpay for your vacation? I save a ton on travel and there is no reason you can’t too. It’s easy and the tools are free, come learn more!
There has never been a better time for you to buy a home. Getting a mortgage may be the best money decision you’ve ever make!
You’re in trouble and you can’t pay your mortgage, you need solutions. Read more for detailed strategies you can follow to fix your debt and keep your home.
Inbox Zero follows the GTD philosophy as a great way to keep your inbox clean and under control. We discuss what it is and killer tools used to achieve it.
The British have one of the best financial tools at their disposal, the ISA. We’ll go over when it makes sense to have one and how it could win you money.
You can always earn more money and improve the way you save. As a result, your potential for wealth is infinite. Unfortunately, your time is not infinite.
Joel Larsgaard provides 7 ways to save money, and as a reward to yourself, the perfect craft beer pairing.
I made over 18% returns doing what banks have done for ages – lending people money, a strategy few experts talk about.