Tag: Investing

  • What Does Financial Freedom Mean to You?

    What does financial freedom mean to you? A million dollars? No debt? Passive income? I share my definition of financial independence, come share yours!

  • Automating your Finances

    I’ve been thinking a bit about money lately (OK, I’m actually always thinking about money) and where I want to be in the future with my finances. Over the years I’ve really taken to automating my finances, whether it be bills, savings accounts or even investing in the future (retirement, long-term purchases and goals). The […]

  • Emotions Have No Place With Investing

    Investing and emotions don’t belong together. They never have and they never will. In fact if you want a sure fire way to lose money while investing then by all means let your emotions make your decisions. However if you are in it for the long haul and just want to grow your wealth by […]

  • Build Wealth by Investing in Mutual Funds

    Everyone wants to know what the next hot stock will be. What they all fail to realize is that investing isn’t about picking the right stocks at the right time. Investing isn’t sexy like those jerks on Wall Street portray it — in fact if you want to lose lots of money very quickly you […]

  • Starting on the Road to Wealth

    I’ve heard it said that wealth is a state of mind. There may indeed be some truth behind that saying, but when you go by the book being wealthy means having money or other monetarily valuable possessions. Take the Joneses, your neighbors who seem to have everything. They may have a lot of material possessions… but do they have any real assets?

  • I’m Buying A House. Here’s Why (and why not).

    It was bound to happen eventually. I’ve been wanting to buy a house for several years now. It was partly emotional, partly financial and partly a desire to establish a more permanent residence, thereby helping to fulfill my safety needs (Maslow anyone?). Well that day looks like it’s finally come. My wife and I have […]

  • The Dividend Investor

    You’ve likely heard the phrase, “cash is king.” To be sure cash is important, not only to companies but also to individuals. Without it we’re bankrupt and in a world of hurt. The dividend investor takes the phrase “cash is king” very literally. They invest a good majority of their portfolio in anything that pays […]