30k millionaire problems

The Problems That Come With Being a 30K Millionaire

I’ve recently been introduced to the concept of the 30K millionaire. Apparently, the concept has been around for several years, but I first heard of it about a month ago.  So, what exactly is a 30K millionaire?  I decided to do some research and share what I … [Read More...]

Investing

pay off debt

Make My Money Grow Part 3: Should I Invest Or Pay Off Debt?

Some people are thrifty. Some are frugal. Both can be great at saving, and even at paying off debt. All wise choices. But saving is not the same as investing. Saving will pile up your money, while investing can make your money grow itself. But if you hold some … [Read More...]

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Quantitative Easing Infographic

Quantitative Easing Explained – Midweek Infographic

If you follow any financial news sources such as CNBC, The Wall Street Journal or Bloomberg, you've heard quantitative easing mentioned a few times.  For most people, the term may seem completely foreign.  What most people outside of the financial industry are … [Read More...]

30k millionaire problems

The Problems That Come With Being a 30K Millionaire

I’ve recently been introduced to the concept of the 30K millionaire. Apparently, the concept has been around for several years, but I first heard of it about a month ago.  So, what exactly is a 30K millionaire?  I decided to do some research and share what I … [Read More]

buying a second home

Buying a Second Home Part II

Good news since my first article on buying the cabin. Everything is a go. The appraisal came back favorable on my primary residence, and there will be plenty of cash at closing to buy the cabin outright. The official closing is later this week, but I wanted to … [Read More]

financial advice

Getting the Best Financial Advice – Who Influences You?

We all have influences and we all want to make sure we get the best financial advice. Other people often shape who we become, what we believe, and how we act. So, who influences me from a financial standpoint? I have had several influences. I’ll share a few of … [Read More]

buying a second home

Buying a Second Home? Make Sure You Are Prepared

So, I’m in the middle of buying a second home. This will be a vacation home — basically, a place for a weekend getaway. It’s a nice little 2-bedroom cottage that was recently remodeled, located in the mountains of PA, approximately two hours away from home. We … [Read More]

building wealth

Building Wealth Is Easier Than You Think

Building wealth isn't exactly easy, but it definitely doesn't have to be hard either. It’s more about discipline and routine than intelligence. Intelligence and knowledge help once you get to the more advanced stages, but when you're starting out, all you … [Read More]

Investment Portfolio

What Are Professionals Overlooking In Their Portfolio?

You probably have a 401k and some protection that is available to you through your employer. These are all great ways to get your feet wet in the financial planning world. Some who have done individual research might have even opened up an IRA or 529 plan on … [Read More]