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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Financial Habits To Kick Off Your New Year

5 Financial Habits To Kick Off Your New Year

New Year's resolutions. Some people love them, some people hate them, but no matter what camp you fall under, it's hard to argue that the start of a brand new year is a great time to identify goals and implement new habits. Maybe you don't need to use the label of a resolution, but setting [...]

Everyday I’m Hustlin’

Everyday I’m Hustlin’

Side Hustles are becoming a big trend these days. And for good reason. You can increase your income substantially, with the added flexibility of being your own boss, having choice over your hours, and control over the direction your small business is taking. It's the perfect way to exercise your entrepreneurial muscles, all while bringing [...]

Financial Freedom Step 5: The Side Hustle

Financial Freedom Step 5: The Side Hustle

Step 5 of 5. We've arrived at the last post in our 5 part guide to reaching Financial Freedom. While you can achieve Financial Freedom following the first 4 steps alone, there's no doubt you will gain dramatic momentum if you can find ways to implement Step 5 while simultaneously cutting your expenses as discussed [...]