Category: Investing

Why Are Student Loans Considered Good Debt? – Explained Simply

Most people that go to college end up with student loan debt. Often it’s seen as a means to an end, as in you have to spend a little money (or a lot) in order to improve your life. Most of the time we try to stay away from debt but could this kind actually…
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What Is The Best Investment When You’re 18 Years Old

When you are 18 years old the world is an open book. You think you know it all but there is so much to learn and you’ll soon find out, sometimes the hard way. I was a punk at 18 and made some awful choices. Luckily those choices weren’t too damaging and I turned out…
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What The Fed Cutting Interest Rates To 0% Means For Young People

The Federal Reserve has been cutting interest rates and it has been raising alarms. But what does this really mean for young people? The Federal Reserve cutting interest rates is going to affect the interest rates on your savings, money market, and other interest-bearing accounts. Along with that, your credit card interest rate may drop…
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How Much Does It Cost to Buy A Duplex – House Hacking A Duplex

Investing in real estate, especially a multifamily unit or duplex, is a huge deal. It’s a decision with hundreds of thousand of dollars on the line and many unforseen risks. It’s a decision that should take time and careful evaluation. In an ideal world, you will have a mentor that has already been through the…
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The Chain Effects COVID-19 Will Have On Small Businesses

Chances are that right now, you are either working from home or in full-on quarantine mode. From everyone I’ve talked to, life pretty much sucks right now and I get it. Let’s do a small exercise to take your minds off things or at the least, give you something to do if you’re bored. I…
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Where My Money Is Invested – Is Now The Time To Buy?

A lot has been changing in our world recently but today let’s talk about the market specifically and answer the question: “is now the time to buy?”. This is not my favorite question by far. Why? Well, it most likely means that you haven’t been buying already. I’m not talking about the last couple of…
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What Keeps Me Up At Night – Coronavirus & The Economy

What a crazy time we are living in. Coronavirus is spreading, the Fed is cutting rates to zero, people are panic buying toilet paper. There is a lot going on and honestly, I just need this blog post to put my thoughts on paper. Before I even start word vomiting all over this blog post,…
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7 Things You Need To Get Pre-Approved For A Mortgage FAST

You’ve decided you want to buy a new property. You’re taking the leap but before you can find that dream home, you need to get pre-approved for a mortgage from your bank. All too often I see people skip this first step and jump straight into house hunting on Zillow or Trulia. Or even worse,…
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Are You Losing Money In A Savings Account? – A Quick Guide

Savings accounts have been around for as long as there have been banks. Some people believe they aren’t worth it because they actually lose you money. How is this possible and does this mean you shouldn’t use a savings account? Are you losing money in a savings account? In short, yes you most likely are.…
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Investing In Real Estate When You’re Young – 3 Formulas To Know

Investing in real estate is a fun and exciting adventure but it also takes a little bit of know-how and some math. Don’t worry though, I’m not talking about complicated calculus equations or anything like that. What I want to do is take you through three formulas that can lead you in the right direction…
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