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Single ply FI – A sad race to the bottom

FI, commonly known in the personal finance world is a term that is short for “financial independence”. This has become a movement full of people who want to get in control of their financial lives and through that, day to day schedules. In my opinion, it is absolutely awesome in theory.   To clearly mark…

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Dead Equity – The silent wealth killer you never saw coming.

  Dramatic title I know, but once you understand this concept your wealth can take a dramatic shift moving forward – so it is actually justified. For explanation purposes I’ll assume this is the case of an experienced/savvy real estate investor, even if that isn’t you today the premise shouldn’t be lost or overlooked all…

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The importance of “Just doing it”

Do you have any friends or family who always talk about their big ideas but never execute?     I do and would be willing to wager you have encountered the same thing.   Maybe it’s the uncle Jim who wants to flip houses?   Aunt Sally who “would make millions selling grandmas spaghetti sauce recipe”.…

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The absolute BEST asset class for maximum ROI

This is not clickbait, it is FACT.     The caveat is this applies to full-time entrepreneurs and those with a side hustle. NOBODY has to be exempt from it.     You are probably thinking right now, how can you say definitively there is a “best asset class for ROI”? Because I’ve done the math…

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The TRUE cost of procrastination. OUCH.

I’ll get around to it.   There will be more time next week.   It’s really not that big of a deal.   Have you ever found yourself saying any of those things as it relates to personal finance?   I have, and for some reason today as I was doing more 2019 planning the…

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Goalcasting – Jeff Bezos divorce

Opinion: You grow together or apart, as planned.   Life isn’t linear, this is reflected by stock market returns as clearly as anything else in life. If you’ve ever seen a post that mentioned something along the lines of “The S&P 500 has returned 10% for _____ number of years on average” what that nice…

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New Year Tesla Resolutions – Autopiloting Financial Life

How does Tesla and Personal Finance go together?   Traditionally they don’t. But stick with me here.     As a Christmas present to myself, this year, a Tesla now resides in my garage for 2019. Most personal finance blogs would shame this type of consumption, but I’m of the abundance mentality and this doesn’t…

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