When it comes to real estate investing (REI), most investors who first get started like to compare it to other alternative options available in the marketplace. A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a very common platform that allows anyone interested in real estate to get exposure to the sector. REITs have become so popular, in fact, that many investors mistakenly assume that they are not only a suitable alternative to REI, but actually [click to continue…]
They say that if you want something badly enough, you will find a way to make it happen. As it pertains to early FI, the question remains the same — How BADLY do you want it?
Up to this point in the blog’s history, I have spent very little time addressing the topic of personal expenses. When it comes down to how much a person spends on a given month, I feel that it is indeed 100% personal… There’s absolutely no way to generalize spending because [click to continue…]
When it comes to early financial independence and creating wealth for yourself, I truly believe that the best opportunities ONLY ever present themselves at the bottom of brutal bear markets.
Fortunes are made when we go against the grain, back up the truck, and acquire the very best assets at bargain basement discounts. Investors who have not been so fortunate before to buy at the bottom are quick to dismiss this investment philosophy as one that is based on [click to continue…]
Recently, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Brie Schmidt over at Turnkey-Reviews. Funny enough, Brie was one of my original role models when I first discovered Bigger Pockets and real estate investing.
It was a lot of [click to continue…]
I’ve been slowly exiting out of the markets since May when I sold out of most of my individual stock holdings. Sudden stops and turns always seem abrupt, so I am not surprised in the least bit that my shifting strategy approach has caught the ire of a few other investors.
It’s never been my intent to mislead anyone, but since these blog updates are occurring in real-time, I don’t have the benefit of any [click to continue…]
When it comes to early financial independence, we all realize that cash flow is the name of the game. However, the path from ZERO to HERO does not have to only traject along a linear path; after all, there are multiple ways to skin a cat.
Cash flow is absolutely essential, yes, but not [click to continue…]
Over the years, I’ve learned that I am not a stock market investor. I’m also not a real estate investor. Although I do like dividend growth stocks, index funds, and rental properties, I do not have an unrelenting affinity for any of those investments. The same applies to [click to continue…]