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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.


Self-Improvement and Privilege

It’s nice to think that anyone can engage in self-improvement. Unfortunately, while there are a few things most people can do, a lot of what we view as self-improvement requires financial privilege. Twice a month, I visit with a therapist. She helps me navigate deep work on myself. I learn about my programming, what’s holding

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Personal Finance, Politics, and Race

Yes, personal finance is political. If you know me, you’re well aware that I do a lot of work around how various policies impact people’s money as well as their lives. It’s nice to say something like, “Focus on personal finance and stay away from politics!” However, the policies enacted by city, state, and federal

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What are Alternative Investments?

Sometimes, it can pay off to think outside the investing box and put money into alternative investments. When we think of investments, most of us immediately turn to stocks or bonds. These are the basic building blocks of most investment portfolios. Indeed, most of us consider a traditional asset allocation of stocks and bonds (start

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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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Betterment Review: Hands-off Approach to Investing

If you want a hands-off approach to your investment portfolio, and you’re looking for ways to save for multiple goals using investing, Betterment is for you. Here’s my Betterment review. Many people worry about investing and choosing an online broker that will work for them. There are many brokerage options out there, and that means

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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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3 Tips For Setting Up Your New Office

At some point, your home business may grow into an out-of-home business. When that day comes, consider these three tips for setting up your new office. I recently moved my home office to a new room, completely redid the setup, and got a new desk. I love my new situation. However, it also got me

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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. 

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