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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

Pay Less Attention to Salary, and More to Disposable Income

Before you get hung up on your salary and the possibility of making more, consider your disposable income. It's always amazed me that people can get so hung up on salary. Yes, your salary is important. You need a decent salary if you expect to provide yourself with the necessities of life and with some

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8 Essentials All Household Finances Should Have

Planning your household finances is a big part of making headway toward your overall goals. As you put together your plan, here are a few things to keep in mind. Planning your household finances should be a major part of how you move forward. Whether you want to cover an emergency tomorrow or retire early

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The 50/30/20 Budget

Could you get back on track with your finances using the 50/30/20 budget? Anyone who knows me understands that I'm not particularly fond of the word “budget.” While there might not be much of a difference between what I call my “spending plan” and a budget of sorts, it makes me feel better about how

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Investing

Don't Let Your Emotions Ruin Your Investing Plan

Emotions — especially fear — can impact your money decisions and ruin your investing plan. Anytime there's a down day (or week or month or year) on the stock market, emotions might be running high. One emotion, fear, might make for serious problems with your long-term investing plan and can even lead to losses to

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What Makes a Good Investment?

One of the best ways to build wealth over time is to invest. But what makes a good investment? As you engage in financial planning, it's important to include investing in your calculations. Investing is one of the best ways to build wealth over time. Indeed, there is a good chance that you aren't investing

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Are You Investing Enough?

You're probably not investing enough to have the retirement you want. It's true that the important thing associated with saving and investing is that you get started. Right now. Even if you only have a few bucks a month to invest, you should get started. However, it's vital that you progress further as you earn

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Career

Home Business

Freelance Lifestyle: What to Do With a Family Vacation

Even though your family may have the day off, the freelance lifestyle might mean you have work to do. As Christmas approaches and I get ready to travel, I'm reminded that sometimes the freelance lifestyle doesn't always lead to the same relaxation and time off you get with a “real” job. Running a home business,

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Start Freelancing: All You Need is a Laptop and Wi-Fi

 Ready to start freelancing? You can do it from anywhere, as long as you have a laptop and Wi-Fi. Right now, I'm sitting in a hotel room in Los Angeles. I'm hundreds of miles away from home, but I'm still getting some work done. I am working on a restricted schedule, but working nonetheless. And

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Starting a Home Business: Offering a Product vs. Service

How to decide whether to offer a product vs. service from your home business. Many people have a definite desire to work from home, especially as a business owner. While telecommuting is gaining in popularity, it's still working for “the man.” Instead, the real dream is being your own boss and owning a home business.

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

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