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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

Financial Literacy: My Favorite Books About Money

April is Financial Literacy Month. Many people ask me about my favorite resources, including books. Check out my favorite books about money. They'll help you learn more about finances and help you take your money to the next level. As a personal finance writer, I'd be remiss if I didn't have something related to financial

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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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Investing

Stock Market Crash? What to Do Next: Nothing

Really. Don't panic. During a stock market crash, one of the best things you can do is stick to your plan and … do nothing. Today, January 24, 2022, was a bit of a wild ride. Stocks dropped! Then they recovered! And it was on the heels of a rough previous week. So, what should

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How to Choose Cryptocurrencies

I've been doing the cryptocurrency thing since 2011. People are always asking me how to choose cryptocurrencies. Here's how I decide which cryptos to invest in. Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are taking the world by storm right now. Chances are, you're wondering if it makes sense for you to start investing in cryptocurrencies (or maybe

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NFTs: Fad or Future?

This is a guest post from Fiona Smith from The Millennial Money Woman. I'm fascinated by the upsurge in crypto assets, and she provides a quick primer on NFTs. I've written about NFTs on other sites, as well as made and sold my own NFTs. I hope you enjoy this quick look at this digital

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Career

Interesting Stats on Women and Finances

After writing my last post, I found the following on women and finances, and thought I'd put them up. It comes StatisticBrain: What I found most interesting is that only 16 percent of households are those where women don't work at all.

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Income Inequality: Hard Work Doesn't Mean Wealth

One of the basic tenets of our society is this: If you work hard, you'll be able to earn a living. People often equate working hard with wealth. If you aren't rich, you just haven't worked hard enough. Those in the middle class who insist that tax breaks for the rich will benefit everyone often

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Home Business

3 Strategies to Make Life Easier at Tax Time

Do you dread tax season? All the paperwork and scrambling can be stressful. Here are three tips that can make life easier at tax time. I have a confession. It's almost April and I haven't got my tax stuff together. I've never waited this long to get going on my taxes, and I feel a

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

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