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Friday Hits: Creating Intergenerational Wealth & Connecting the Dots

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How to Create Intergenerational Wealth

“You aren’t going to build wealth overnight in the stock market. Warren Buffett has averaged returns of around 20% a year over his investing career. You aren’t going to average 200% or 400% returns a year. You are not 20x or 40x better than Buffett. No one is.”

 

I Lived Off of My Credit Cards Because Spending an Emergency Fund is Actually Terrifying

Today as Part 1 of a two-part series on “Creative Choices in Desperate Financial Situations,” I’m going to tell you guys about the time I was semi-employed and how I funded my life primarily with credit cards because the prospect of running out of cash is scary.”

 

Career Tip: The Dots Will Connect

I hope my story inspires you to make seemingly scary life decisions, and trust that your own dots will somehow connect. It takes a lot of hard work and a little dumb luck, but upfront master plan required.”

 

 

Guest Curator: Millionaire Mob is an early retirement blog where people come together to find the best travel deals and financial advice.

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Condo vs House: Which is a Better Investment in 2019

It’s so often repeated that single-family homes (SFH) appreciate faster than condos that it’s taken for gospel. But that’s not the story the numbers tell lately. According to data from Trulia, Realtor.com and the S&P, condo prices have increased more than single-family home prices since...

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Thursday Hits: The Five Legged Retirement; Housing and Recessions

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3-Legged Retirement Stool? I’ll Take The 5-Legged Retirement Platform

I follow so much personal finance content, you guys. And what I’ve found is that a lot of personal finance followers, especially in Facebook groups and Reddit, tend to think of their retirement planning as one thing…I don’t really see a lot of people talking about how they are doing multiple things to build up their retirement portfolio.”

 

Housing and Recessions

New Home Sales appears to be an excellent leading indicator, and currently new home sales (and housing starts) are up solidly year-over-year, and this suggests there is no recession in sight.

 

Lessons from a Can of Cola (and Other Things I’ve Enjoyed Consuming

“Now, I just know: when I travel a lot, I probably won’t get much deep work done. But that doesn’t mean I’m not being productive. If anything, I’ve found myself reading/listening to more books, audiobooks, and podcasts this month—and I’m getting pickier about what I consume. I want to consume content that inspires me, or at least makes me think.”

 

 

Guest Curator: Millionaire Mob is an early retirement blog where people come together to find the best travel deals and financial advice.

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Five Tips for Weeding Out Bad Turnkey Companies

For investors in high cost of living areas, the best rental properties are often out of state. If you have a day job or are short on time, investing in a turnkey property can be a viable way to generate passive income. The house has already been fully renovated and rehabbed. The roof, the HVAC...

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Wednesday’s Hits: Condo vs House & Middle Income in Each State

Condo vs House: Which is a Better Investment in 2019

“It’s so often repeated that single-family homes (SFH) appreciate faster than condos that it’s taken for gospel. But that’s not the story the numbers tell lately.

 

The Goal Snowball: How Setting Mini-Goals Can Help You Reach Financial Freedom

We all have a million ways that we’d like to change our lives. It’s why New Years’ resolutions take over our Facebook newsfeeds towards the end of each year. The desire for transformation is what drives us.

 

What Qualifies as Middle Income in Each State

“California is towards the top for smaller households, but then shifts towards the middle once you get to five-person households. Montana, on the other hand, shifts in the opposite direction. Makes me wonder how these differences relate to family types.”

 

How Concentration Affects Portfolio Performance

Vanguard recently came out with a piece that provides investors with additional data to bring to this conversation.

 

Guest Curator: Millionaire Mob is an early retirement blog where people come together to find the best travel deals and financial advice. We specialize in dividend growth investing, passive income and travel hacking.

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How to choose an early retirement simulation tool like a boss

By: Feeding Our Fire Retirement planning is really a risk analysis exercise trying to predict the future. In planning for retirement, we are faced with uncertainty, ambiguity, and variability in what the future will bring, and we can’t accurately predict the future. There are many different...