January 3, 2020
REITs Real Estate investment trusts without the Hassle

REITs: Take the Hassle Out of Real Estate Investing

Ever thought to yourself, I’d love to invest in real estate, but I don’t want the headaches that come with slow-paying tenants and busted pipes? Well, thanks to Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, you can capitalize on real estate without ever having to chase down a late payment or fix a leaky faucet. In this post, I’ll discuss the reasons you might consider investing in REITs and talk about the types of REITs you can invest in.
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 20, 2019
Diversification helps Strengthen An Investment Portfolio

How Diversification Strengthens Your Investment Portfolio

Asset diversification is one of the most cliché things in the world of investing. Even people who don’t know the first thing about investing have most likely heard of diversification. If you’ve ever watched any of the financial shows on MSN, FOX Business, or Bloomberg Television, you’ve probably heard some of the talking heads ramble on saying, “You’ve got to diversify your investment portfolio!” Well, if everyone’s talking about it, there’s probably a good reason. So what is diversification? Join me as we take a closer look at the sound reasons for diversifying our portfolios… in financially simple terms.