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Often when we are told to get our finances in check we either don’t have a roadmap or don’t know where to start. Sure eliminating debt is great but what comes after that? What if your debt is manageable and you just need some actionable steps push you into motion? I’m inspired by many things […]
It isn’t easy to know where to start when it comes to organizing your finances and investing. The goal is to begin with a budget that focuses more on investing and less on bad debt. Your energy needs to be focused on consistently investing and learning on building; not paying bills or organizing your finances. […]
I get it. The stock market is a very abstract concept. I remember when I first got licensed as a stockbroker and I had to explain it to a 10-year-old. It was humbling because it made me question what I was doing as a profession briefly but, more importantly, it confirmed that I understood what […]
 We are 7 months removed from February 24 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine creating a point of no return. The explosions carried out on that day from air strikes have killed more than 100 Ukrainians and many more injured. Many after effects have been seen. The conflicts between the two countries have lasted almost 10 […]
Stop opening bank accounts for Infants! Let me explain why I say that.  Growing up my parents bought a life insurance policy on each of us and we each had a bank account that I only started using when I began driving. Once I had a debit card it was game over. I was all […]
I want to delve into a topic that's as crucial as ever in the world of finance: Investor Protection. You may have forgotten, but some time ago, I became a Certified Fraud Examiner out of sheer interest in the money schemes that people use. Yes, I know I'm a bit of a nerd. It's something […]
See this article quoted in US Money and World News click here. When it comes to FIRE, the 25x rule is specifically tied to the cost of living and is the number one reason why experts will continue to drive the point that living below your means is critical to building wealth. I grew up […]
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