Fundrise – 2019 Review

Fundrise is an online real estate investing platform that allows investors to invest in commercial and real estate through crowdsourcing.  One of the advantages of Fundrise is that its investments are open to anyone.  You need not be an accredited investor to participate in the investment offerings. The company deals mostly in REITS by managing […]

Tasty Trades, 2019 Review

Tasty Trades is yet another online stock trading platform.  A privately-owned company founded by the same individuals who started Thinkorswim, Tasty Trades got its start in 2017 and is headquartered in Chicago.  US FINRA regulated the company and considers the platform safe. Options Action Tasty Trades uniqueness is that it is primary focused on trading […]

YieldStreet – A 2019 Review

YieldStreet is a lending platform that connects investors with asset-based investments as an alternative to investing in the stock market.  The target return is 8 – 15% with a 1 to 3-year duration.  YieldStreet focuses on such investments as litigation finance, real estate, commercial finance, and consumer finance.   Traditionally these types of investments have only […]

Interesting Money Facts

Have you ever wondered about the money that you have in your pocket?  How long does it last?  How much of it is in circulation?  What is the history of it?  Money has been around for thousands of years as a form of currency and trade.  Here are some interesting facts. The Lifespan of Money […]

Joe Rogan’s Wife’s Net Worth

Joe Rogan – a Brief Introduction You may have heard of Joe Rogan.  If not, here is a brief summary.  Joe Rogan is a celebrity stand up comedian, actor, MMA color commentator, and podcast host.  He began his comedy career in the 80’s, has been involved with multiple television appearances including hosting the show Fear […]

Finance 101

A Beginners Guide to Finances If you are just starting out in your journey of financial education and wealth building, or if you have some debt and want to pay it off and start building wealth, then this primer is a good place to start.  I’m going to run through some budgeting and wealth building […]

Eating Out Versus Cooking at Home

It is common sense that cooking your own food will save you money.  But how much can you save? And, what about some of the other benefits of cooking for yourself?  Can a case be made for eating out? I’m going to look at some of the details of cooking versus eating out. Eating Out […]

What You Should Know About Buy One Get One Free

We’ve all seen “Buy One, Get One Free” advertisements. It’s the single simple word “free” that allures us as consumers to buy a certain item or shop at a particular store. Be clear that these sales tactics are not due to the charitable nature of corporations but because they are great marketing and sales techniques […]

List of Helpful Financial Resources

uns I thought it might be helpful to share my financial resource list. This is not a list of ideals but a list of actual financial websites, services, and publications that I use and have found value in. Hopefully you too can take advantage of some of these in your own life and financial journeys. […]

Here’s How to Borrow Money On Your Car and Still Drive It

A title loan on your vehicle gives you the ability to obtain a loan and use your car as collateral. This is a high-risk strategy to obtain money, and you should understand that it is not only risky, but you’ll also need to meet certain criteria. Are you looking for ways to borrow money on […]