personal finance

The ABCs of personal finance and investing; how to invest wisely and grow your wealth.

Becoming Dynamic
We just celebrated St Patrick's Day, and I wanted to talk about the "Gold at the end of the Rainbow": Retirement. Have you ever heard someone talk about having their "number" for retirement? I loved t...
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Claire Peters7 days ago
How to Get Your Finances in Order
According to a NerdWallet survey, 64 percent of Americans currently have credit card debt or have faced debt in the past. Although facing your finances head-on might seem like a stressful task, it can...
Jarrod Foster16 days ago
Let's Not Play Catch Up
One of the damaging ways that generations fail or what keeps us from progressing is when you let problems, enemies, or circumstances get in between your family. I am very passionate about family, fami...
Isaiah Goodman22 days ago
Becoming Efficient
What do you think of when you hear the word "taxes?" Some people think it's theft! Some people think they are needed for the US to thrive as a nation. And they think people who make more money should ...
Iggy Paulsena month ago
What a Recession Means for Your Portfolio
It's no secret that experts have been warning about an upcoming recession. The Fed's rates have been getting traders talking. Economic strength factors have been faltering. President Cheeto-in-Chief's...
Cato Conroya month ago
The Most Toxic Beliefs About Money People Have
The American Dream is one I very strongly relate to. It's a dream that means you can be the next major rags to riches story. We hear stories of people attaining the dream every single day—from Puff Da...
Riley Raul Reesea month ago
Top 10 Money Podcasts in 2019
Is there anything more useful than money? Money can make it possible for you to achieve your dreams, live safely, and also help you achieve the kind of life you want to see. Money is great—but only if...
Cato Conroya month ago
How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast
The other day, my spouse decided to take a look at his FICO score—and he was distraught. His score wasn't the high score that he hoped it to be. When he told me, he immediately thought he should call ...
Isaiah Goodman2 months ago
Becoming a Cash Flow Pro
Be honest. When you hear this question, what is the first answer that pops into your head? “What would help you with your budget?” Most people say, “If I made more money” Sometimes I hear, “If I spent...
Isaiah Goodman2 months ago
Becoming Goal Oriented
We're starting off with "Becoming Goal Oriented: Planning Your Goals." What does that have to do with money? Everything. Have you heard of the book Start with Why by Simon Sinek? If you haven't, go ch...
Isaiah Goodman2 months ago
Becoming a Doer
The word procrastinate comes from Latin, "pro" (forward) + "crastinus" (belonging to tomorrow). So in a nut shell when we say we have trouble procrastinating it means that we tell ourselves that we'll...
Roland Barnes3 months ago
10 Signs an Investment Platform Won't Work for You
Failure to pick the best investment platform could result in your funds getting eaten away by outrageous trading charges, exit penalties, and admin fees. Regardless of whether you’re a first time inve...
Timothy Kohut3 months ago
The 10 Best Udemy Courses for Retirement Planning
You've been working and saving up your whole life. This is the moment you've been waiting for. Unfortunately waiting is not preparing. Many people find themselves unable to properly plan for their ret...
Cato Conroy4 months ago
How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
A while back, I was talking about my retirement plans with a friend of mine. I have a Roth IRA, along with a small stock portfolio. It's not much, but it's a start. Lately, I've been working on beefin...
Marcus Azaria4 months ago
Making Money Goals
This is what I want you to do. Save up $1,000 as an emergency fund. Once you have it, do not touch it and put it into a savings account with your bank. Earning at least a little interest on your money...
Patty Ramsen5 months ago
What's a Robo-Advisor?
Financial planning can be one of the most difficult strategies to perfect in our lives. Every day, people spend thousands of dollars on financial advisers and planners to ensure that their money is in...
Harris Cartel6 months ago
A Comfy Retirement Is a Luxury Denied to Many…
A time will come when you’re ready to give a big middle finger to the monotony of everyday employment and wade peacefully in the waters of uninterrupted retreat, travel, family, hobbies, or just infin...