I began investing about two years ago now. Quite frankly, I got started because I found out a friend had been investing for a few years and I wanted to keep up with the Joneses. Along my journey I’ve experimented with lots of different platforms as I’m the kind of person who starts building and… Continue reading How I: invest
There is a general awareness that saving and investing is a good thing to do, likely advice you’ve heard you should do but don’t know why (like making up your bed daily), but there is real fear around getting started. Some of those fears are fueled by misconceptions. As a result we think, it’s too… Continue reading Don’t let but’s hold you back!
Still looking for a reason to get started investing? Here’s 3: Inflation Great, you’ve saved every last penny in your checking account for the last 30 years. Congrats! Bad news, though. The money you saved yesterday isn’t worth as much today. On average the rate of inflation is 3% and the way you safeguard against… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Invest
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My brother once asked me, what are you going to do with money you’re saving? I was accumulating a lot of savings but I couldn’t say what for. Take a trip, he suggested. He was right, saving for savings sake isn’t useful. Still, I didn’t want to spend this money frivolously (and I already had a… Continue reading Invest in you
Hesitation is a good friend of mine. Mostly because I’m a thinker and an observer. I like to watch, wait and analyze before I jump. I recently visited a friend whose house has a loft dock over the ocean. I decided to jump off the top level of the dock but once I got up… Continue reading No hesitations
Right now I’m living in a city where a metro ride costs .35 cents. Sometimes I find myself thinking, maybe I’ll walk home, at least I’d save money on my metro ride. Then I remind myself that it cost 35 cents and there are much bigger fish to fry. Don’t get me wrong if you… Continue reading Quit Saving 35 cents