How to Make Money Trading Options

Due to their capability for large losses, stock options have earned themselves a bad reputation. Over the years, they have become the boogieman of investing due to this perceived risk. It’s true, you may experience very large losses in options… if you misuse them. I follow a strategy where it is impossible (yes, impossible) to … Read more How to Make Money Trading Options

7 Principles of Investing Like Warren Buffett

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He’s the best investor in the world–and a pretty good ukulele player. From 1965 – 2019, his company, Berkshire Hathaway, averaged a 20.3% yearly return. The S&P 500, by comparison, averaged a 10% yearly return for the same period. He’s been beating the market for over 60 years, and lucky for us, he’s been very … Read more 7 Principles of Investing Like Warren Buffett

How I Got Promoted Without Working More Hours

On your journey to financial independence, there will be some hurdles to clear. As you know (I hope), the path to financial independence starts with making your income greater than your expenses. If you are not satisfied with how quickly you are accumulating wealth, there are two ways to improve this: spending less and earning … Read more How I Got Promoted Without Working More Hours

Personal Finance Knowledge Is Still Important

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We’ve hit some rough times in the last few months. The world is faced with difficult and unprecedented decisions every day. Unemployment rates are higher than ever, public unrest is driving emotions, and human health is at risk. Many personal finance gurus have paused or discontinued posting during these rough times, as well. They’ve pushed … Read more Personal Finance Knowledge Is Still Important

Your Credit Score Doesn’t Matter

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Out of the hundreds, maybe thousands, of articles about credit scores, I’d bet that 70% or more are about increasing your credit score. Everyone has the magic formula for raising your FICO number, but fail to realize one fundamental aspect: most of the time, your credit score doesn’t even matter. People hope and they pray … Read more Your Credit Score Doesn’t Matter

How to Invest in the Stock Market – A Beginner’s Guide

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Everyone’s heard the same advice: “Don’t just sit on your money, invest it in something. You’ll never get ahead keeping your money under your mattress.” While this is true, it’s funny how they never specify what that “something” is. Let’s change that. Here are the steps I would take in order to start investing in … Read more How to Invest in the Stock Market – A Beginner’s Guide