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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.

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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

My End-of-Year Financial Checklist

Now that the year is coming to a close, it's time to think about your financial task list. Check out my end-of-year financial checklist to help you get things squared away. Welcome to December, my friends. I've been paying the ADHD tax this year, but I'm trying to get back on track. And part of

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How Gratitude Helps Finances

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It's about family and being thankful. And food. You might be surprised, too, when you find that gratitude helps finances. I love Thanksgiving. Instead of exchanging gifts, family and friends come together to share a meal, make memories, and be joyful. (At least, that's the theory.) To me, it's always

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Paying the ADHD Tax

We don’t always talk about how some type of neurodivergence, like ADHD, can impact finances. But the ADHD tax is real. I had an amazing summer. It was AHHHHHH-MAZE-ING. Retreats, retreats, and more retreats Technically, it started at the end of April, when a dear friend and fellow content creator came to visit for a

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Investing

Are Your Finances Prepared for an Investing Opportunity?

A great investing opportunity does you no good if your finances aren't prepared to take advantage of it. There are many great opportunities out there. Indeed, many of us have financial opportunities daily — even if we don't recognize them. You might even have access to a great investing opportunity. But that opportunity does very

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Dollar-Cost Averaging: A Better Way to Invest?

Dollar-cost averaging can be a good strategy for “ordinary” investors with small amounts of money who want to build wealth over time. One of the biggest money misconceptions is that you need a big chunk of capital to start investing. I remember back in the day when my parents told me I needed at least

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Does Investing Really Need to Be Complex?

Are you making investing more complex than it needs to be? Let's simplify. One of the most reliable ways to build wealth over time is to invest. However, many people are intimidated by the idea of investing. How do you choose a good investment? And what happens if the market has problems? And, of course,

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Career

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

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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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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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Make the Most of your money and find freedom

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