Don’t Pay Off All of Your Debt

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Every TikTok financial guru and #MoneyTwitter account will give you the same advice. Max out your 401k contributions, skip the Starbucks in the morning, do 100 pushups when you wake up, and pay off your debt to reach financial independence. This may work for some people, but it’s far from gospel. Here’s an interesting fact: … Read more

How to Buy Index Funds and Become an Investor

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Saving money is extremely important, but what do you do after that? Due to inflation and low interest rates, money in your bank account actually loses value over time. In order to increase the value of your money over time, it needs to be invested. There are many strategies out there, but the most popular … Read more

Be Patient and Trust the Process

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Being patient is difficult. After you’ve put in a lot of hard work, waiting to see the results can be excruciating. Even though it might be tough, it’s important to remember that good things take time. Whether it is investing, working out, or starting a new blog (wink, wink), everything starts as nothing. When you … Read more

The Road to Freedom: Financial Independence

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When you think of “The American Dream”, what comes to mind? Is it owning a house with a white picket fence? Is it being able to practice your religion without government persecution? Whatever your definition, it all boils down to freedom. And for me, financial independence is the key. Is there anything in this world … Read more

How to Make Money in Stocks

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The stock market is a mysterious entity. To some, it may seem like a casino. Others see it as an ATM. With the rise of Robinhood, more and more individual investors have been pouring money into the stock market. I’m sure you’ve seen your friend or neighbor talk about their portfolio gains, and I have … Read more

Be Prepared When the Storm Hits

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We’re in the midst of troubling times in the United States. Social and economic issues are battering our minds like waves in a storm. And the worst is yet to come. Employment numbers continue to improve, but we haven’t even seen the full economic effects. As stock market volatility ticks up and benefits start to … Read more

How Does Robinhood Make Money?

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Robinhood has taken the world by storm. Millions of people are flocking towards this brokerage app, and it has firmly established itself as the go-to platform for many millennials and ‘zoomers’ alike. While everyone’s rushing to put their money into Robinhood, has anyone stopped to think about the company itself. How reliable and trustworthy is … Read more

How to be More Productive: Work Less

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Everyone likes to brag about how many hours they worked. “Dude, you wouldn’t believe the hours I’m putting in right now. I must’ve worked at least 100 hours last week.” Good job, bro. The question is: how much did you accomplish? Results, not time, is what really matters. And to get more results and be … Read more