I'm writing on InvestmentZen today. Click over to read about the different phases of personal finance. Or, read about my battles with trolls first. You know when a post is popular because the haters come out of the swamps. This happened with one that I wrote for Budgets are Sexy last week. Business Insider and MSN republished it and Harvey didn't like my words at … [Read more...] about Troll Control
I love investing in real estate. In the past, I've flipped homes and owned rentals. In the most dramatic example of the former, I flipped a fancy lakefront home: My current home is nothing to sneeze at either: However, I haven't been very successful at flipping or renting lately. We live in a white-hot housing market where bidding wars are the norm for … [Read more...] about How I Invest in Real Estate without the Hassle
Not that kind of high! Just because I live in Colorado where the green stuff is legal doesn't mean I partake. I can see where you might think it though given some of my posts. No, I'm talking about market highs. The Market is High! I have a friend in his late 20s who is trying to time the markets. To this I say, consult the experts. Warren Buffett: We continue to make … [Read more...] about All-Time Highs!
I recently wrote a post for InvestmentZen that contains useful, actionable information (a rarity for me!) It's about self-directed solo 401(k)s, an incredibly useful investing account. Read why I opened this account below or click over to InvestmentZen to get to the good parts. I like diversification. However, until very recently, all of my money was in the stock market. And … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Investment Account for Entrepreneurs
Loads of folks hate home ownership lately. I'm not one of them. Under certain circumstances, a home can be both a place to live and an investment. And I should know; I built the core of my nest egg with live-in flips. My houses I buy houses that only a remodeler could love. I think the following are awesome: blue toilets brown appliances peeling yellow vinyl … [Read more...] about I Love Owning a Home