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Investing In The Age Of Anxiety

Investing In The Age Of Anxiety Fear and anxiety are two different things. Some of us fear investing because we don’t know how to invest and that’s understandable. Investing can be intimidating. It has a language all its own which seems foreign to beginners. There are plenty of people who have a vested interest in making it seem more complicated …


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Do You Really Need a Financial Advisor To Secure Your Financial Future?

Do You Really Need a Financial Advisor To Secure Your Financial Future? Matters of personal finance are intimidating for many Americans and it’s no mystery why. There are so many aspects of personal finance. Emergency funds, mutual funds, estate planning, retirement accounts, life insurance, tax planning. And that’s just the beginning. Another factor is the lack of personal finance education. …


The Infinite Banking Concept: How To Be Your Own Bank

The Infinite Banking Concept: How To Be Your Own Bank If you’ve ever heard of using your whole life insurance policy (whole life as opposed to term life insurance) like a savings account to borrow against for personal use, then you’ve heard of the Infinite Banking Concept (IBC) – whether you realized it or not. The idea behind it advocates becoming …

5 Questions: Debt Forgiveness, Credit Scores and More Golden Butterfly

5 Questions: Debt Forgiveness, Credit Scores and More Golden Butterfly It’s time for 5 questions about debt forgiveness, credit scores, and more Golden Butterfly. We got a ton of great questions lately, and the Golden Butterfly episode generated a lot of interest, so we wanted to dive a little deeper. Question One: Golden Butterfly Questions Part A I travel so …

The All Weather Portfolio and The Golden Butterfly

The All Weather Portfolio and The Golden Butterfly A lot can happen over the decades. There will be recessions, bear markets, bull markets, political upheaval, possibly even depressions. What should we do with our money in each of these scenarios? Do we up-end our asset allocation every time some pundit is on CNBC screaming at us? Certainly not. One of the …

Case Study: Andrews 3 Rental Properties 2.5 Years Later

Case Study: Andrews 3 Rental Properties 2.5 Years Later Rental properties can be a great source of passive income, but there are a lot of variables. What do you need to know to make sure you buy the right rental properties? Well, doing is the best way to learn anything. We podcasted about rental properties and wrote about rental properties …

Crush Your Investing Goals With A Lazy Portfolio

Crush Your Investing Goals With A Lazy Portfolio Imagine if investing wasn’t as complicated as you thought. That in just a few easy steps, you could have a fully-automated account set up earning you money while you sleep. The best part: it’s tailored to your specific investing goals. You’d feel pretty comfortable knowing that with every passing year, you’re not only …

5 Questions: Smart Saver Account, Loans and Incorporating a Business.

5 Questions: Smart Saver Account, Loans and Incorporating a Business. We love 5 questions episodes because they are based on questions our listeners want answers to. We’re going to cover questions related to Betterment’s Smart Saver Account, student loans, investing with Fidelity versus Vanguard, your house as a retirement fund, and incorporating a business. And as a bonus, we have …

Bull Vs. Bear: What To Do During Market Upturns and Downturns

Bull Vs. Bear: What To Do During Market Upturns and Downturns Questioning what the f!@# bulls and bears have to do with the stock market? I’ve been there before. It’s a fair question. It’s damned difficult figuring out all the Wall Street jargon. Average cumulative losses. Economic cycles. Market corrections. Bulls and bears pitted against each other in a gruesome …

What Is The Difference Between An ETF Vs. Mutual Fund?

What Is The Difference Between An ETF Vs. Mutual Fund? The most important component of successful investing is time. The longer your money is invested, the more it will grow. Which means you need to start investing right away –  like the second you finish reading this article type of right away! And there are lots of ways to invest. Some …