The Definitive Guide to Investing: 20 years of Investing Experience in 7 Minutes

how the stock market worksDo not invest in the stock market to make money.

If you want more money, start a business, work more hours or increase your earning power with new skills.

Do not be deceived by the allure of making money in the stock market.

It’s not going to happen without improbable luck. You cannot depend on bad odds. Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to Investing: 20 years of Investing Experience in 7 Minutes”

Will You Have Enough to Retire?

Do I have enough to retireIn one minute, you will know how much money you need before you can tell your boss, or customers, to go to hell (or retire).

Even if you never exercise that option, freedom is knowing that you can.

A better description of retirement is “Financial Independence”– meaning you no longer HAVE to work, because your money works for you.

It does not necessarily mean you quit working, but in retirement you choose the kind of work you want to do. Continue reading “Will You Have Enough to Retire?”

Too Busy Working To Get Rich? The Secret to Freedom

IslaMujeresPiersmallMaking money is easy.

But it’s not usually money we want.

We crave the lifestyle money provides.

Money can be a way to keep score. And if you’re willing to work every waking minute, you’ll get plenty of points on the board.

There’s nothing morally wrong with that game, but there are plenty of heart attacks to blame for that lifestyle.

But…

If you want to live like a rock star — without killing yourself

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How to be Rich: The Couple’s Guide to a Rich Life Without Worrying About Money”

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Are you sick and tired of worrying about money?

Do you know that fights about money are the number one cause of divorce?

And it makes no difference how much money you make–the impact is the same—money ruins more lives than anything.

Today’s fast paced world is darn right scary, but tomorrow is even more uncertain.

You don’t know what the next financial crisis will be… but it’s coming.

No matter if it’s something minor like your car breaking down or something major like a serious family illness that you give up everything to save them.

With bills piling up, credit cards and taxes, there’s never enough left over to feel secure.

It’s no surprise you feel trapped.

Doing nothing is ruining your life, but doing the wrong thing can be catastrophic.

Money and investing is treacherous, with sharks lurking, waiting in the shadows to take advantage of you while you’re stressed, overwhelmed and confused.

But what if it didn’t have to be that way?

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Ways to Save and Afford Everything You Want

SB SunsetFull disclosure — I’ve had a few adult beverages…

…I’m writing this in the car as my wife drives us home from Sea World.

Maybe not such a great idea, but we’ll see.

I wanted to take advantage of the driving time.

I’m not sure which is more dangerous, my wife’s driving, or me behind the wheel after a couple of Bud Lights with lime (a good drink by the way).

Regardless, one is legal, the other is not.

Believe it or not, the Beer is the crux of my writing today. Continue reading “Ways to Save and Afford Everything You Want”