February 21, 2020
Is gold a good investment in 2021

Is Gold a Good Investment for Me in 2021?

We’ve all heard and seen the “buy gold” advertisements on radio and television. Usually, a paid celebrity will talk about how “bad” the markets can be and then pitch a gold product. The question is, how much attention should we give to these ads? Is gold a good investment? They tell us if the stock market crashes, this is one investment that won’t go belly up. However, gold is always compared to stocks, not fixed incomes like bonds.
December 23, 2019
Real Estate Investing indepth

Real Estate Investing – An In-depth Guide

Lately, we’ve been taking an expansive look at the world of investing – basic investment strategies, retirement accounts, risk tolerance, etc. In today’s article, we’re going to explore all sides of real estate investing, including when, where, and why to invest. So get comfy, grab a slice of pizza, and join me on this deep dive into real estate as an investment.
December 10, 2019
which are best active or passive mutual funds

Should I Invest in Active or Passive Mutual Funds or ETFs

I get asked about today’s topic on a pretty regular basis so I thought now would be a great time to discuss active and passive mutual funds and ETFs. I am including exchange-traded funds because, in recent years, some ETFs have become active. In today’s blog, I am going to explain the difference between active and passive funds as well as some of the pros and cons of investing in these types of funds. Whichever one is right for you, let’s make the choice a financially simple one!
December 3, 2019
Investing in Mutual Funds

Investing in Mutual Funds: A Comprehensive Guide

Over the past couple of months, I have focused a great deal on uncovering some of the mystery and complexities of investing. Today, I’d like to continue that idea by taking a look at mutual funds. This is a subject that is very complex and a simple Google search of the topic yields millions of search results. Obviously, neither of us has that much time on our hands so let’s just keep this simple. Join me as I simplify the complex world of investing in mutual funds.
December 3, 2019
How To Minimize Taxes When Selling Real Estate

How To Minimize Taxes When Selling Real Estate

Recently, I provided an expansive look at real estate investing. I detailed why you should invest, when to do so, and how to pay for it. With today’s article, I’d like to take that a step further and show you how to maximize your return on investment by explaining how to minimize your taxes when selling real estate investment properties. There are a lot of different ways to reduce your tax bill but by the end of this blog entry, you will be able to sell with confidence, knowing the most effective and legal ways of mitigating your tax burden. So join me as I make selling your real estate investments financially simple!
November 25, 2019
wealth building compound interest

Why Should We Invest: Compound Interest

It has been said that compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it earns it and he who doesn’t, pays it. As business owners, we have to understand compound interest and put it to work for us. If we don’t, it will most certainly put us to work for it. This is why I want to take some time today to discuss the value of investing and more specifically, the incredible earning power of compound interest.