Start investing today

to cultivate your wealth and gain flexibility

I will send you first to my ultimate guide to investing. This is a resource that lays out all the details and answers your most pressing questions. 

It's your best way to learn how to get started the way I did. Boring AF, yes.  But its worked well over the years and I get straight to the point. 

Financial wellness, because your well-being matters

Before we go any further into my best money tools and resources, I want to first acknowledge that money is personal and you will have your own unique journey. No matter what your past money mistakes, I also want you to know that by being here you are taking the first steps towards your financial well-being. 

In a nutshell here is how to start

Your best bet is to start with a robo-advisor and use index products. This is a good way to get a good start and begin building a portfolio while you learn about investing. Once you have a better handle on your risk tolerance, needs, and style, you can add individual equities, alternative investments, and try other assets to diversify your portfolio and add growth.

Below: A variety of investment platforms to meet a variety of needs, especially if you're interested in alternative investing.

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A blog to help you cultivate wealth and gain flexibility

a collection of guest posts, guides, and personal money stories

I don't have an amazing get-out-of-debt story or a make-six-figures-a-month story. What I do have is accumulated knowledge, financial experiments, and plenty of mistakes. Over time, I've learned what works for me when it comes to using my financial resources to create a life I love. Check out my money blog for information about how I structure my finances and make the most of my money. Maybe you'll find inspiration for your own money journey.


The 50/30/20 Budget

Could you get back on track with your finances using the 50/30/20 budget? Anyone who knows me understands that I'm not particularly fond of the word “budget.” While there might not be much of a difference between what I call my “spending plan” and a budget of sorts, it makes me feel better about how

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10 Ways To Save on Family Fun This Summer

Entertaining the entire family can be a costly task. Here are ten ways to save on family fun this summer. As summer approaches, many parents become worried about how to keep their kids entertained. The good news is that there are plenty of frugal activities you can do. Even if you're a couple or single,

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The Joys of Managing Cash Flow as a Freelancer

Managing cash flow as a freelancer can be a real challenge, especially when it's all automated and you aren't connected to your money. I have enough money to cover all my bills this month. However, I let things get a little off and ended up with an overdraft in my primary checking account. Mainly because

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Dollar-Cost Averaging: A Better Way to Invest?

Dollar-cost averaging can be a good strategy for “ordinary” investors with small amounts of money who want to build wealth over time. One of the biggest money misconceptions is that you need a big chunk of capital to start investing. I remember back in the day when my parents told me I needed at least

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Does Investing Really Need to Be Complex?

Are you making investing more complex than it needs to be? Let's simplify. One of the most reliable ways to build wealth over time is to invest. However, many people are intimidated by the idea of investing. How do you choose a good investment? And what happens if the market has problems? And, of course,

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Don't Let Your Emotions Ruin Your Investing Plan

Emotions — especially fear — can impact your money decisions and ruin your investing plan. Anytime there's a down day (or week or month or year) on the stock market, emotions might be running high. One emotion, fear, might make for serious problems with your long-term investing plan and can even lead to losses to

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Home Business

Creating a Product? Know Its Purpose

When creating a product, the first thing you need to figure out is its purpose. Many people come to me with questions about writing a book or creating a podcast. I’ve also been asked about courses and websites. Many people want to put these things out there because they’re “supposed” to. Or, perhaps, because it’s

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Freelance Lifestyle: What to Do With a Family Vacation

Even though your family may have the day off, the freelance lifestyle might mean you have work to do. As Christmas approaches and I get ready to travel, I'm reminded that sometimes the freelance lifestyle doesn't always lead to the same relaxation and time off you get with a “real” job. Running a home business,

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Start Freelancing: All You Need is a Laptop and Wi-Fi

 Ready to start freelancing? You can do it from anywhere, as long as you have a laptop and Wi-Fi. Right now, I'm sitting in a hotel room in Los Angeles. I'm hundreds of miles away from home, but I'm still getting some work done. I am working on a restricted schedule, but working nonetheless. And

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Make the Most of your money and find freedom

My favorite money tools and resources all in one post for you dive into. 

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