We met Alexander of Cash Flow Diaries at FinCon15 in Charlotte NC last year. Cash Flow Diaries follows Alexander’s journey to build enough passive income to retire. Alexander’s focus is on buying rental properties. So far, he’s making about $2,000 per month in passive income, which is not too shabby! We love Alexander’s drive and passion,
Do you need or have a graduate degree? Are you concerned about how to pay it off your student loans even without a graduate degree? Here’s the information you need. The Financial Hardship of a Graduate Degree If you’re debating on the need for a graduate degree, it’s important to consider your current situation and
What’s Old Is New Again in The New Economy In the 1976 movie Network, Howard Beale, is a floundering news anchor who goes on a tangent on live television to rouse the citizenry from apathy. He initiates the first step for much needed change in unemployment, inflation, national and international politics and crime, including economic
Income Inequality In 2012, the Center for Economic Policy Research issued findings from a study that highlighted the growing disparity of income inequality. The study showed that if the minimum wage kept up with the pace of productivity from 1968 through 2012, the same as it did from 1945 through 1968; the minimum wage would
Ready To Start Fresh? My daughter is in Mrs. T’s Kindergarten class. Mrs. T starts off every morning with a hug for each of her 22 students. Her teaching assistant Mrs. A does the same thing, so every child in class gets two hugs before the day even starts. Not every student in Mrs. T’s
Money Master: J Money One day I received an email from a guy by the name of J Money. It said, “Hey, dude! I just posted your article on my site, Rockstar Finance. Hope it drives traffic your way.” That week he gave us more traffic than we had every received in a week’s time.
The holiday season is rapidly approaching. No longer does it start on “Black Friday”, that annual day when America’s tryptophan wears off. Now it starts before Halloween and goes to Valentine’s Day. Who knew there was a reason to mail Halloween cards? Hallmark really knows how to capitalize on days of the year.
This month’s Money Master is Amanda Abella. We knew of Amanda Abella as the best-selling author of Make Money Your Honey. We then ran into Amanda at FinCon15 in Charlotte NC last September and we’ve been friends ever since then. After graduating from college, Amanda didn’t find the career path she expected. What we love
In The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind T. Harv Eker says “Rich people manage their money well. Poor people mismanage their money well.”
This is one of the reasons why the second wealthiest person in the world, Warren Buffett, still lives in the five bedroom house he bought in 1957 for $31,500 and, as of 2012, still drives a Cadillac he bought “six or seven years ago.” This is one of the reasons why, supposedly, Jay Leno and his wife live only on his standup comic income and save all his income from The Tonight Show.
Of course, you can claim their financial success is due solely to their enormous income, but we can name as many high-earners who are in financial ruin.
Setting Attainable Goals That Work Well, we’re here at the beginning of February…how did it go with those New Year’s Resolutions? Did you quit smoking? Are you keeping up with your gym routine? Do you still eat healthy? Probably not. Why? Because you set yourself up for a huge change, without properly preparing to make