The Psychology of Saving

The Psychology of Saving

Saving money is a trending topic these days. In fact, nearly a third of all New Years resolutions made for 2019 related to saving money in some capacity. It's fantastic to see so many people taking such an avid interest in reducing debt and increasing savings, but unfortunately stats show that a mere 4% of [...]

A Risky Assumption

A Risky Assumption

There is an incredibly pervasive, and risky, outlook that the vast majority of people take when it comes to assuming there is a correlation between position and competence. Whether it's doctors, lawyers, police officers, religious leaders, financial advisors, accountants, or the president of the United States of America, the prevailing assumption is that the people [...]

Sleep Your Way To Success

Sleep Your Way To Success

No - I'm talking about actual sleep. Sufficient sleep is a necessity if we want to perform at our best. A decrease in our sleep can have dramatic effects on our ability to concentrate, retain information, make timely decisions, or exercise self-discipline and self-motivation. All functions that will impact our work capabilities, income production, spending habits, [...]

Saving For Your First Rental Property

Saving For Your First Rental Property

So lets assume you've done all your homework, and you're convinced the landlord business is a good fit for you. There's plenty of ways you can get into the game without derailing your plans for Financial Freedom. I'll highlight a few here, but first, some additional considerations worth making. When looking at any first real [...]

Investing in Real Estate: It’s Not A Reality Show

Investing in Real Estate: It’s Not A Reality Show

A common question when it comes to building income streams, is how to adequately include real estate in your investment portfolio. Is owning your own home sufficient diversification? Would investing in additional properties over expose you to the real estate market? If I invest in real estate will I make as much money as  they [...]

What To Do With a Small Windfall?

What To Do With a Small Windfall?

Receiving a lump sum of money is awesome, but for people seeking Financial Freedom deciding the best thing to do with that windfall can be challenging. Whether it's an unexpected sum, such as an inheritance, or something planned, like a work bonus, tax refund or proceeds from the sale of a property or vehicle, identifying [...]

Investing in Real Estate

Investing in Real Estate

Real estate is an excellent way to diversify your investment portfolio and build income streams. The problem is that people are often drawn to real estate investing based on misconceptions of quick returns with minimal capital investment or effort. Those situations do exist. Much like the stock market there is an endless line of people [...]