It had been a while since jumping on a podcast guest spot until Seth Ferguson recently reached out. Seth is a real estate investing advocate; so much so that he started a daily podcast in 2018 dedicated to all facets of the topic. Notwithstanding me, has had some heavy hitting names on Purchase to Profits which has allowed him to successfully grow his audience in a short amount of time. Needless to say it was an honor for me to be a part of his show.Read More
Filtering by Category: Self Employment
If you asked me what I was doing 2 years ago, I would have told you that I was building out a traditional financial planning business focused on a monthly retainer model paired with investment management services. If you asked me what I was doing 1 year ago, I would have told that my business had morphed into a financial consulting practice focused on a simple, fee per-service model. If you asked me what I was doing 1 month ago, I would have told you that online courses were becoming my focus. If you ask me what I’m doing today, I will tell you that all of the above are now taking a back seat.
Why all the pivots?Read More
Over the last few years I've been in the fortunate position to meet some fascinating people from all walks of life. Quite often I also get to pop the hood on their finances. The financial stories are just as varied as the people, but a select few have achieved a rather impressive abundance of wealth. I have noticed a commonality within this community: in absolutely zero instances was this high level of wealth achieved via the stock market.Read More
Today I'm coming to you with another edition of the Friday Top Five, where I post a top 5 list, following a quick and easy set of rules:
- Items listed must be financial in nature
- I must utilize the resources myself
- Each post will focus on a different topic/category
Financial Independence Retire Early (F.I.R.E.). Have you heard of this expression before?
There is a growing population in the United States (and abroad) that is striving for financial independence well before the average retirement age of 63 (sometimes even before 30!). For some, early financial independence occurs as a product of business success, a large inheritance, winning the lottery, etc. (not necessarily planned). But for this growing F.I.R.E. community, early financial independence is a very deliberate and strategic goal. Within this group, the phrase Financial Independence Retire Early has become somewhat of a mantra and/or rallying cry.Read More