Buying Used Items

You have certainly needed or wanted something in your lifetime.  And, what do you do when you want or need to buy an item?  You most likely go to a store or a website and purchase whatever it is you are looking for correct?  That is normally what I do for … [Read More...]

Investing

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Why Your Investment Returns Could Be Lower Than You Think

Have you ever heard to expect a 10-12% return if you correctly invest in the stock market? I’ve heard that, many times. Sure, others are out there promising massive returns on penny stocks and other immediately gratifying—but highly illusive—investment … [Read More...]

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High Frequency Trading: Man vs. Machine

High frequency trading has existed for several years, but recently the trading strategy has come under a lot of added scrutiny. Traders utilize computer algorithms and lightning fast data connections to receive data and place trades at intervals quicker than … [Read More...]

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Personal Financial Update, AUG 2019

I’m going to give a brief overview of my personal financial situation and go over a few main points of focus. I’ll be posting regular updates on my progress. Wealth Building I’ve been saving and investing for years. Currently, I’m putting around $1,000 a … [Read More]

Overcoming the Hold Money Has on Your Life

They say that money can’t buy you happiness, yet daily people stress and struggle to obtain it. Yes, having money is necessary to buy things you need and want, but life isn’t to be defined by how much money you have or the possessions you own. All too often, … [Read More]

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Should You Tap Into Your Home’s Equity

If you own your home, then you may have equity in the property. If you do, then should you tap this locked up equity and use it? There is no black and white answer. Some uses of your home’s equity are foolish while others can help you build wealth. I’m going … [Read More]

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10 Productive Things To Do When You Are Bored

What do you do when you are bored? Do you waste time on social media or watch TV? As an alternative, I’m going to offer some productive uses of your time. 1. Go to the gym There is probably no better way to relieve stress and overcome boredom than with a … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]