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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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Get Ready To Marie Kondo Your Finances So They Spark Joy Too

Get Ready To Marie Kondo Your Finances So They Spark Joy Too Marie Kondo and her brand of decluttering and organizing are everywhere right now so we thought we’d hop on the bandwagon. And it’s not really much of a stretch. Our finances can become as cluttered and chaotic as our homes. But the consequences of disorganized finances can be …


Ramit Sethi on Mastering Money Psychology

Ramit Sethi on Mastering Money Psychology If you follow all things personal finance, you know the name, Ramit Sethi. He wrote the best selling book, I Will Teach You To Be Rich and it was published at the worst point of the financial crisis in 2009. Ten years on, 98% of the advice in the book is still applicable. The …

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 …

Money Advice We Would Give Our Younger Selves

Money Advice We Would Give Our Younger Selves Oh to be young again or even just younger than you are now. Just think of all the things you would do differently. You wouldn’t waste so much time dating losers, you would have taken better care of your health. So many mistakes. Youth is wasted on the young as the saying …

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 …

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 …

Ten Year Plan For A Remarkable Life With Matthew Kent

Ten Year Plan For A Remarkable Life With Matthew Kent We’ve all made New Year’s resolutions and then a year later, failed to achieve them. What if instead of planning ahead for one year, we made a ten-year plan? Ten years is a long time. You have time to fail and learn and try again. If you want to achieve …

What Should Matt Do With His Rental Property

What Should Matt Do With His Rental Property The right rental property is a great investment and a great form of passive income. But the wrong rental property, like the one Matt bought, is neither of those things. What should Matt do with his rental property? The American Dream Most of us were brought up with the idea of the …