Many people imagine life after passive income as laying on a beach all day without a care in the world. It’s not. Earning passive income means creating more time to pursue fulfilling ventures. This post details 35 passive income ideas to bring you closer to financial independence. Simply put, if you want to generate multiple income streams and escape the 9-5, this post is for you.
Budgeting is not the sexiest thing to talk about. A survey found that 0% of successful relationships began with a conversation about accounting software. But, these tools are essential to our financial health. What options will work best for you? Which will stack up Personal Capital vs Mint vs Quicken vs YNAB.
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 I’m going to break down each of their services for you.
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.
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.
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.
What features do novice and experienced investors get from Wealthfront? How does it all work? This Wealthfront review leaves no stone unturned.
M1 Finance is a popular investment platform that all investors should consider. Check out our review of this robo-advisor platform, including pros, cons, and powerful tools.
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.
Have some money or a family? Then you need estate planning. I’ll give you a primer to familiarize you with what it involves.
There are 3 common themes when people suck with money. We cover all 3 and give actionable solutions so you can fix your problems.
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.
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?
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.
On this episode, we talk to Cat Alford of BudgetBlonde.com. She’s a personal finance blogger, writer, and a proud mother of twins.
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.
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!
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.
How do you become organized? There isn’t a single plan that’s a perfect fit. Here are the tools and strategies I use to run a multi-six-figure business, maintain a happy marriage, and raise two children.
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.
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’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.
If you want to start buying individual stocks and make your money work for you, Google Finance is a great place to conduct thorough research and learn more about stock investment strategies. Here we have key information about Google Finance, and how you can maximize its data and reach your financial goals.
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.
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 […]
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!
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!
The goal of negotiating is to take control of opportunities and tip them in your favor.
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.
Are you wasting money? You need to plug your spending leaks! We’ll show you where your leaks are and how to stop hemorrhaging money.
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.
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!
Wondering how to become a millionaire? The only secret is that there is no fast way to do it. Getting rich takes time and committment but it’s possible.
On your first day of your new job, you get handed a stack of papers about the companies retirement plan and you are undoubtedly confused. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. What are the differences between a 403b vs 401k? Let’s find out.
I made over 18% returns doing what banks have done for ages – lending people money, a strategy few experts talk about.
Be fearful when others are greedy. The market may correct itself soon, don’t get caught with your pants down.
The serenity to set goals, the courage to follow your dreams, and the stupidity of not knowing the difference.
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.
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 […]
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.
On this episode we talk about Streamline Refinancing. Specifically, how Matt saved $130 a month without increasing the term of his mortgage.
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.
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.
If you’re looking for a shortcut to wealth, stop looking because there is no such thing. Certainly not via a payday loan.
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!
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.
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.