Money at Work Series. Basic rules of money management. Without a strong foundation, hard to plan and get ahead. Basic money management can lead to better financial decisions and a better financial future.
Money at Work Series. Basic terminology for beginner investors. This is common language that needs to be understood prior to putting money to work.
Money at Work Series. The Power or Compound Interest and the Rule of 72. Why it is important when looking at how we save money.
Money at Work Series. Wasteful spending, typical examples and why it is important. Small changes can take wasteful spending to investable money which over periods of time can have significant positive impacts on savings, retirement and asset accumulation
Money at Work Series. Quickly change your mindset about money. With one quick flip or inversion in the way you look at money, you adapt the mindset and psychology that creates financial success and wealth.
Money at Work Series. What’s Holding You Back? If you are not where you want to be, especially financially, it is most likely one or more of these common reasons.
Money at Work Series. Common Money Mistakes to Avoid. Avoid these common money mistakes to put you in a better position now and going forward.
Money at Work Series. Money rules of thumb and how the old rules have changed to new rules and how that affects the way we work, how we view savings, our perception of debt, investing time frames and how we diversify.
Money at Work Series. The American Dream is still alive but things have changed. Have you? What worked for our Grandparents and Great Grandparents will not work today. Environment has changed and our approach to that environment has to change as well.
Money at Work Series. The time has come to start thinking about your goals and plans for next year. Given what we’ve all gone through in 2020, we think planning ahead for 2021 is very important. Start with a basic checklist and prepare for success.
Money at Work Series. Steps you can start taking now to get your money right. Understanding what money is, Ditching the middle-class mindset, Getting rid of old information to make way for new, Diagnosing your money problems to be able to identify a cure, Stop listening to broke people, Learning how to invest in yourself and then others
Money at Work Series. Your greatest asset is your ability to earn more income and produce more cash flow. When you invest in yourself, you improve the odds of increasing your income as well as cash flow and that could have far bigger effects and impacts than what you could reasonably expect from investing in any particular asset class.
Money at Work Series. First, understand the inflation monster eats your money. It is a financial erosion, a slow and steady force that eats away at the value of your purchasing power. As more and more stimulus gets pumped into the economy, the bigger probability that inflation will be more of a factor going forward.
Money at Work Series. Banks are very good at building wealth…with your money. The banking industry has taught you to keep your money separated. What does that mean?
Money at Work Series. Are you ignoring a major financial risk to you and your family? Do you even know about it?
Money at Work Series. If you are going to make a long-term run at trading and turn it into a profitable venture you have to start with basics and then have a never-ending thirst for knowledge to grow your skill set. Here are 5 important lessons any new trader should learn.
Money at Work Series. Money and life advice we all need to hear. All these 5 lessons here are things that most people learn too late in life. The ability to learn these lessons and implement them in our life can have enormous positive ripple effects.
Money at Work Series. Different paths to a million dollars. To reach any goal and for that goal to be achievable, you have to believe in the possibility of that being a realistic and attainable goal. Easiest way is by doing the math to see what it will take to get you there on any given route.
Money at Work Series. Why your mortgage amortization schedule sucks and how to fight back. When was the last time you looked for the longest and most difficult route to your destination on the GPS? Never right? Why does your lender have your mortgage set up that way? To keep you confused and make the most money possible. Learn how to turn the tables in your favor.
Money at Work Series. Making money while you sleep. If you do not learn to make money while you sleep you will spend the rest of your life working for money and work until you die. Here are different ways to create income and make money while you sleep.
Money at Work Series. 3 possibilities and 3 things to consider along the way. You need a plan of action to hedge risks in your life, personally and financially. No plan of action is actually still a plan but a plan to fail.
Money at Work Series. A lesson in deferred compensation using the genius of a couple of baseball contracts to learn the value of deferred comp and guaranteed income. Bobby Bonilla and Bruce Sutter have not played for decades, but both still get paid. Why is that, how was it structured and how do we learn from their example.
Money at Work Series. Easy ways to save more for retirement. Saving for retirement can take sacrifice. It can be hard to take the long-term view and invest for something that’s 20 or 30 years down the line when you have situations and needs happening right now that need attention and resources. The good news is, there are some ways to easily increase the amount you are saving for the future without changing your lifestyle.
Money at Work Series. After years of low inflation readings well below 2%, expect to see higher inflation through the rest of the year possibly longer. Think of inflation as having to pay more for a show or concert because it was already sold out. Here are 3 assets classes to consider as a hedge against inflationary times.
Money at Work Series. 6 must answer retirement questions. There is nothing magic about it, as long as you have the answers to the following questions.
Money at Work Series. Higher Rates Will Pressure Bond Prices. Interest rates have an inverse relationship with bond prices. Even if you have not purchased a single bond for your portfolio, it’s still good to understand how they work and how their prices are calculated.
Money at Work Series. Should you care about Crypto? Even if you don’t currently invest, or if you have never traded or bought any Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, etc., in your life take the time to at least educate yourself on the cryptocurrencies and the possibilities of the blockchain each token represents.
Money at Work Series. Claiming Your Financial Independence Financial independence is all about being in control of the financial health and future of yourself and your family. The desire to free your family from the chains of the 9-5 workday, daily work commutes, and being subject to the ups and downs of the economy or employer.
Money at Work Series. Appreciating vs Cash Flow Assets What is the difference between appreciating assets and cash flow assets? Why is it important to understand the difference and a breakdown of 3 examples on how to turn appreciating assets into cash flow assets. Getting paid to hold assets is a key in building real wealth.