Fundrise is a rather new crowdfunded Real Estate investment company that is slightly different than standard REITs. They are similar in the fact that they collect funds from investors and invest in real estate with a promise to pay back profits minus a management fee. That is about where the similarities between the two end.
For the average joe investor, there has never been a better time in terms of investing options. Doors reserved for the wealthy few are now
Some tools make sticking to a disciplined budget a breeze and Intuit Mint sits on top of that pyramid. I’ve been a user for over 10 years and I couldn’t be happier.
Don’t let the bank tell you how much house you can afford. That job should be done by your budget. Do not buy a home at the expense of your savings goals.
We live in a world of extreme price variance in just about anything you purchase. A Casio watch is $20 while a Patek Phillipe could
Bitcoin – Arguably, the single most talked about instrument in financial markets (and the news) in recent years. There have been conferences, seminars and even
Trying to achieve financial success without paying off debt first is like trying to finish a marathon with a ball and chain. Becoming debt free
The last few days have been a feeding frenzy in the stock market. A war of sorts between Wall St. and Main St. To understand what happened exactly and why I didn’t break a sweat, read this article.
A few of my close friends and family know that at the height of the great recession, I played poker professionally for a small period
The number of Americans living paycheck to paycheck was shockingly high prior to the pandemic and the virus would not have been kind to any
I define Investing as the process of converting cash into cash flows. If you are new to investing, look for investments that will create cash flows allowing for more flexibility down the line.
Wall St. money managers have shown us time and time again that they are as self serving as they come. We owe it to ourselves to gain an understanding of money matters so that we can protect our future.
They say ‘What doesn’t get measured, doesn’t get done’ and they couldn’t be more right. Your net worth is like the vital sign of your
“The best thing money can buy is peace of mind, and the way to buy it is to just pay yourself” There are approximately 19
It is no secret that the United States is the beacon of capitalism in the world. The country however has several social safety nets it
To say that COVID-19 has affected our lives and our economy materially would be a massive understatement. It will take the world a few years
In my last post, I had talked about how debt can be a very useful tool to help build real wealth as long as it
US consumers have a debt total of $13.86 Trillion. This includes mortgages, student loans, car loans and credit cards. Now you would expect the average
Nothing can be accomplished without deliberate action. Even to win a lottery, you need to go to a store and buy a ticket. Assuming that
If I ask a hundred people what the American Dream meant for them, the likelihood of financial success being the top criteria for most of
“The United States is the most powerful country in the world” No, the US military has nothing to do with this statement. What is it
While the Coronavirus hits the street hard, here is what you can do to make sure your money continues to work for you.
I have a love-hate relationship with the military. The red tape, the stringent and vigorous enforcement of rules that hardly made sense 50 years ago,
Considering a job offer? Here is what you might want to consider before you make a decision.
Charles Hill, my strategy & economics professor and one of my favorite professors throughout business school always said – ‘If you remember one thing from
In August of 2017, the largest individual lottery prize was awarded in US history. The prize was $758.7 million. The winner had a two options
We are currently in the longest running bull market in US history. The stock market is at its peak for various reasons and from a
I just finished reading ‘Bad Blood’ by John Carreyrou, the Pulitzer Prize winning Wall Street Journal investigative reporter. As I read through the book, I
Have you ever wondered why medication has become so expensive? Do you wonder why cable companies so blatantly disregard their customers? This is likely due to Rent Seeking behaviors of these businesses.
Three months ago after Apple’s last earnings report, the insanely negative market reaction forced me to voice my opinion in a post here. The market reaction