Start investing today

to cultivate your wealth and gain flexibility

I will send you first to my ultimate guide to investing. This is a resource that lays out all the details and answers your most pressing questions. 

It's your best way to learn how to get started the way I did. Boring AF, yes.  But its worked well over the years and I get straight to the point. 

Financial wellness, because your well-being matters

Before we go any further into my best money tools and resources, I want to first acknowledge that money is personal and you will have your own unique journey. No matter what your past money mistakes, I also want you to know that by being here you are taking the first steps towards your financial well-being. 

In a nutshell here is how to start

Your best bet is to start with a robo-advisor and use index products. This is a good way to get a good start and begin building a portfolio while you learn about investing. Once you have a better handle on your risk tolerance, needs, and style, you can add individual equities, alternative investments, and try other assets to diversify your portfolio and add growth.

Below: A variety of investment platforms to meet a variety of needs, especially if you're interested in alternative investing.

Find Your Unique Path To Cultivate Wealth

with my financial priorities guide.

A blog to help you cultivate wealth and gain flexibility

a collection of guest posts, guides, and personal money stories

I don't have an amazing get-out-of-debt story or a make-six-figures-a-month story. What I do have is accumulated knowledge, financial experiments, and plenty of mistakes. Over time, I've learned what works for me when it comes to using my financial resources to create a life I love. Check out my money blog for information about how I structure my finances and make the most of my money. Maybe you'll find inspiration for your own money journey.

Finance

The Joys of Managing Cash Flow as a Freelancer

Managing cash flow as a freelancer can be a real challenge, especially when it's all automated and you aren't connected to your money. I have enough money to cover all my bills this month. However, I let things get a little off and ended up with an overdraft in my primary checking account. Mainly because

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Are You Investing in Your Best Asset? (Hint: It's YOU)

Even as you make investment plans for the future, don't forget to invest properly in your best asset: You. As you prepare for the future, you know that you need to invest. Investing is one of the best ways to build wealth since it's all about putting your money to work for you and taking

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Want a Place to Live? Housing Costs Make It Tough

It's almost a cliché at this point: The observation that housing costs are such that you can't qualify for a mortgage of $900 per month, so you have to get an apartment at $1,200 per month.  Whether you live in a market where a mortgage costs less per month than a rental is beside the

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Investing

Are You Investing in Your Best Asset? (Hint: It's YOU)

Even as you make investment plans for the future, don't forget to invest properly in your best asset: You. As you prepare for the future, you know that you need to invest. Investing is one of the best ways to build wealth since it's all about putting your money to work for you and taking

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Retirement Plan Options for Home Business Owners

When you are self-employed, you don't have “the man” to help you with your retirement account contributions. Here's what you need to know about retirement plan options for home business owners. The last time I had the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) was shortly after finishing my bachelor's degree. I was working full-time. However,

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How to Invest with a Small Budget

Don't let your small budget keep you from taking advantage of the wealth-building power of investing. Here's how to invest with a small budget. One of the biggest myths out there is this: You need a certain amount of money to invest. In the bad old days, that might have been true. Today, you can

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Career

Are You Investing in Your Best Asset? (Hint: It's YOU)

Even as you make investment plans for the future, don't forget to invest properly in your best asset: You. As you prepare for the future, you know that you need to invest. Investing is one of the best ways to build wealth since it's all about putting your money to work for you and taking

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Small Business Credit Reality: Your Personal Credit Matters

Even though it's nice to think that your small business credit is completely separate from your personal credit, the reality is that your personal credit does matter. One of the essential pieces of advice given to just about anyone who starts a home business — or any type of business — is that you need

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Breaking Down the “Minimum Wage Work Ethic”

We hear a lot about the “minimum wage work ethic.” But what is it? And are we kind of missing the point? Because, if we're being honest, that minimum wage worker is probably working harder than you. Right now, there's a lot of talk about workers making more on unemployment — at least temporarily due

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Home Business

The Joys of Managing Cash Flow as a Freelancer

Managing cash flow as a freelancer can be a real challenge, especially when it's all automated and you aren't connected to your money. I have enough money to cover all my bills this month. However, I let things get a little off and ended up with an overdraft in my primary checking account. Mainly because

Read More »

Retirement Plan Options for Home Business Owners

When you are self-employed, you don't have “the man” to help you with your retirement account contributions. Here's what you need to know about retirement plan options for home business owners. The last time I had the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) was shortly after finishing my bachelor's degree. I was working full-time. However,

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Creating a Product? Know Its Purpose

When creating a product, the first thing you need to figure out is its purpose. Many people come to me with questions about writing a book or creating a podcast. I’ve also been asked about courses and websites. Many people want to put these things out there because they’re “supposed” to. Or, perhaps, because it’s

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My favorite money tools and resources all in one post for you dive into. 

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