If you would like to learn more about personal finance or get a higher rate of return on your investments, then simply reading a book may not be the perfect solution. While books written by experienced authors can be useful, the information eventually becomes outdated, especially in the rapidly-changing world of finance, and there’s no one you can turn to for help if you have questions after you finish reading a chapter. This is part of the reason why Investopedia, the self-proclaimed “largest financial education website in the world”, … [Read more...] about Investopedia Academy Review – Self-Paced, Online Courses About Investing
When you’re in a pinch and desperately need money, where do you look for cash? If you’re like a majority of Americans, you might not have even $1,000 set aside in an emergency savings fund, which means you’ll need to borrow that money from somewhere. In some cases, people turn to family members or credit cards to help them out, but if you’re running out of options, then a quick loan might be the only option you have. Unfortunately, the quickest, most accessible borrowing method comes in the form of payday loans, which have an average 400% … [Read more...] about OppsLoan Review – Personal Loans that Are a Alternative to Payday Loans
Many of us aspired to become professional athletes when we were younger, then the reality sunk in that only a very elite few make it to the big leagues. The rest of us went off to college or trade school to pursue more “traditional” careers instead. As a fellow sports fan, you have probably dreamed of the wealth and fame that many professional athletes enjoy, but you might not have considered the fact that they’re prone to financial problems just as much as the rest of us! We might not be in the same league as these players when it comes … [Read more...] about 4 Financial Lessons We Can Learn From Professional Athletes
Note -This post may contain affiliate links or links from our sponsors. All opinions are my own. If your company provides a 401k plan for its employees, are you getting the best returns possible on your 401k? The upside to 401k retirement planning is that you have some level of flexibility when it comes to deciding who will manage your investments until you’re ready to retire. Unfortunately, many experienced investment advisors are too expensive for everyday folks who just want to maximize their savings so they can retire by 65 or … [Read more...] about Blooom Review – A Robo Advisor to Manage Your 401k Plans Easier
Recently, Lacey Langford and I were able to interview Rachel Cruze live from #fincon18 in Orlando, Florida. We talked about family money lessons every parent should know and what it was like growing up as Dave Ramsey's daughter.
Below are just a few highlights from our interview. Our questions are in Dark Bold, and Rachel's responses are immediately below them. For more about Rachel and the complete interview, be sure to check out the MilMoney Movement Podcast on Apple Podcast, Google Play, and everywhere else under the sun you can listen to … [Read more...] about
Wouldn’t it be great if you could make money while you sleep? This may sound like an impossible dream for many people, but a little upfront cash, research, and creativity can help you start earning a passive income within weeks or even days. As opposed to an “active income," which you make from working as an employee, business owner or freelancer, a passive income stream is designed to make money for you with minimal to no effort. Everyone could benefit from having a passive income on the side. Either to supplement their working income or … [Read more...] about How to Get Passive Income – Don’t Miss These 4 Easy Passive Income Ideas
For some investors, getting great returns on their investments is just one of multiple factors that influence how they allocate their portfolios. An increasingly popular trend among investors is socially responsible investing – or SRI – which emphasizes an individual’s responsibility to invest in companies and industries that seek to promote a better future for all of us with their innovative research and progressive solutions to societal problems. If you’re concerned about the future of humanity and the sustainability of Earth amid changing … [Read more...] about Swell Investing Review – How to Invest in Socially Responsible Investments
If you’ve ever dreamed of quitting your day job to travel the world, then you’re not alone. Many of us can only imagine having enough time and money to travel to our hearts’ delights, but rarely do we actually try to make it happen. There’s a reason why those stories about couples quitting their corporate jobs to live on sailboats or solo globetrotters living in different Airbnbs every week make the news. It doesn’t happen to most people! So how do these people do it? Do they have millions of dollars stashed away in investment accounts and … [Read more...] about What Is Geo-Arbitrage? And How You Can Profit From It!
There are so many different available options for investing today, though don’t let this seemingly endless array of investments overwhelm you. If you prefer a simplified approach to investing geared towards relatively straightforward goals such as passive wealth accumulation and/or saving for retirement, then Stash Invest could be just what you’re looking for. Stash Invest launched its first app in 2015 with the goal of simplifying the investment process so even folks with just $5 to invest could try it out. Oftentimes people who feel like … [Read more...] about Stash Invest Review – How to Invest with as Little as $5
Did you know that Money Q&A has a podcast? Hank Coleman is the co-host of the MilMoney Movement Podcast. And, Episode 11 aired earlier this week with an interview with Brian Barnes, Founder of M1 Finance, a free automated investing platform.
Investing can strike fear in the hearts of far too many. But, it doesn't have to! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and check out all of the other episodes too!
Be sure to check out Money Q&A's full review of M1 Finance!
Behind the Scenes Interview with Brian Barnes - … [Read more...] about