16 Jobs That Pay $70k a Year Without a Degree

Looking for jobs that pay $70k a year without a degree? It’s a good search to make, because it’s definitely not a pipe dream. Some people go to college, pay tens of thousands of dollars, and get a job that maxes out at $40,000 a year. It just makes absolutely no sense! Why not instead, get in a career field that can earn $70k a year or more? It’s certainly a question worth … [Read more...]

What to Do With $100,000 Right Now (When Everything is Overpriced!)

I’ve heard from a few people lately…they’re wondering what to do with 100k right now. The stock market is at its all-time high, Bitcoin is super volatile, and real estate is simply out of control! And, as if that weren’t enough of a challenge, now we’re starting to see inflation spike up! What in the world should you do with $100k in savings right now if you’ve … [Read more...]

How Much Should I Have Saved By 25?

“How much money should I have saved by 25?” It’s a common question, but at that age, there’s a million different scenarios of where you could be in life! You could be still living at home and saving, working in your first job, working in your dream job, pursuing even higher education, or living the #vanlife. It’s hard to give prescriptive advice to a large range of … [Read more...]

How Much Should I Have In My 401k? (At Age 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60!)

A 401k is the most common way people invest in their retirement. According to a research survey from Charles Schwab, most believe they need $1.7 million to retire, and many are not investing enough to reach that goal. If your palms are sweaty when retirement savings pop into your head, you are not alone. Use the information here as a guide and self-check. If you’re not where you want to be, then … [Read more...]

How to Succeed in Life – 11 Steps to a Brand New You!

Want to know how to succeed in life? Don’t we all? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t clear-cut and the action plan is often even more hazy. Everyone seems to have opinions and advice, but let’s be real. They don’t truly have the answers either. If you want to be a success in life, you’re going to have to dig deep inside yourself. It’s not going to happen … [Read more...]

How to Make Money Selling Online Courses

Even before the pandemic, the online education market was poised to reach $350 billion by 2025. You can imagine how that figure changed as 1.2 billion children all over the world switched to online education. What’s more, remote work, companies going fully remote, and lockdowns meant people had more time to learn. As per LinkedIn data, professionals spent 130% more time learning during … [Read more...]

Time vs Money – Should You Earn More? Or Work Less?

Time vs Money – it’s the constant battle for me. If I spent more time working on my day job, I could earn more and get promoted up the ranks faster. I could spend more time on this website, and it could become a household name and earn me hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run. If I did this, that, and the other thing, I could have WAY more money in the bank! But…at … [Read more...]

Fast Food is Killing Us (In More Ways Than One)

The statement, “fast food is killing us” probably isn’t that much of a shocker to you. But, it’s not just killing our literal physical selves, it’s killing our wallet too! And for some reason, we’re doing all this willingly! Instead of paying $2 for a healthy meal at home, we’ll pay $10-$20 for one that will reduce our lifespan AND delay our eventual … [Read more...]

Another Stock Market Crash in 2021?

Stocks fell 35% in 2020. Then they sharply made a comeback, far exceeding the previous year’s market highs. That should make you feel good, except…the pandemic is still here. Businesses are still shut down. Our economy will likely not be what it once was in the pre-pandemic world… Are we being too optimistic in the market? Will there be another stock market crash in 2021? Want to … [Read more...]

How to Know If You Are Ready to Buy a House

Think you’re ready to buy a house? Are you sure? Do you have the appropriate funds? Would you be financially prepared if a huge home emergency happened (like a flooded basement perhaps)? And are you really ready to settle in one area? All these questions (and more) should be considered when you’re looking for your first home. Let’s dig in and take a look at your entire situation … [Read more...]

Keep Investing Simple: The Secret to Wealth

Day trading, currency trading, puts, shorts, options… All that stuff, it’s just for fools. Don’t worry about it. In fact, if you want to be wealthy, you’ve just got to keep investing simple and forget about all the complex terms you hear in the finance world! Related: 5 Reasons Index Fund Investing is a Great Strategy for Beginners My Younger Days…Of NOT Keeping … [Read more...]

Flipping My First House – 8 Weeks…and Continuing

My friend Joshua has decided to try his hand at flipping houses. He wanted to write about his house flip, and I wanted to learn from it, so I invited him to publish his experiences here. If you haven’t yet read the first two posts, I have provided the links below so you can catch up!Post 1: Flipping My First HousePost 2: Flipping My First House – 5 Weeks InThe Past 3 Weeks…Even … [Read more...]

Still Growing in Popularity – Goals Update #17

Whew! It seems like every week is crazier than the last, and this past week has certainly been no different. I traveled to New York on a business trip a week and a half ago, and since then my article, “9 Things the Rich Do That the Poor Do Not” was picked up by Business Insider, and then because of it’s popularity was set up as a featured article on their site! All in all, that … [Read more...]

21 Things I Always Get From the Dollar Tree

Over the course of my adulthood, I have slowly discovered the amazingness of the dollar store. An item that typically costs $4 or $5 at another retail establishment might only cost $1 at the dollar store. After a few of these purchases, the savings could really add up! So why not just put a list together of the things we should be purchasing from the dollar store?Before I dive into my list of 21 … [Read more...]

9 Things You Should Be Embarrassed to Finance

Our grandparents’ generation never financed anything. In fact, it was considered stupid. If, in 1950, you told your neighbor that you got a super low interest rate on your brand new car, they would have looked at you like you were on fire. Cash was the method of choice for almost every purchase – even houses! Don’t believe me? According to a study performed at the University of … [Read more...]

The DIY House Renovation is Complete! Check Out the Photos!

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-3879908623510580"; /* 300x250, created 11/10/10 */ google_ad_slot = "7037050704"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250;So believe it or not, but the DIY house renovation is complete! I’m actually not sure I believe it yet! The renovation started in August 2011, and now it is finally complete almost a year and a half later. After all of these renovations … [Read more...]

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