I wrote a post about 5 Mistakes When Buying Your First Property that I personally made to give you insight into mistakes to avoid. The first area I messed up was in the amount of time it took me to secure my first deal. The below goes deeper into my mistake and offers ideas on how... Continue Reading →
It has been just over a year since I bought my first rental property - a duplex and it has given me time to reflect on some of the lessons I learned. I made 5 mistakes that while they didn’t blow up my finances or my real estate investing career I wouldn’t want to repeat them again. The overview of those mistakes is below.
The book examines concepts that are just as pertinent today as they were when Rand began writing in the mid-late 1940s. The conflict between the individual’s ability of production and the creation of value versus duty and obligation to others.
If you are unfamiliar with Gary Vaynerchuk he is an entrepreneur who goes deep into social media and branding. His mantra is all about pumping out quality content to build a brand on all social media platforms. Gary wrote a book called Crushing It! which I just finished reading that opens with a little bit... Continue Reading →
Financial freedom is a popular topic that many people idolize. A number of financial freedom/entrepreneurial books over the years and the internet have changed the way in which people can access information and approach making money. It has created new opportunities for people to generate an income which has led to the rise of e-books,... Continue Reading →
In honor of the World Cup starting in a matter of days I am posting an article that isn't related to financial literacy or investing. The reason is that we must have a passion outside of making money and building wealth. Ray Dalio the famous investor and founder of Bridgewater simplifies life into having meaningful... Continue Reading →
I picked up Pre-Suasion while at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder meeting and was able to get a signed copy from Robert Cialdini. I had never heard of the book before but found it to be a good blend of psychology and business. The book is written to show how framing or things that happen... Continue Reading →
Personal finance is a sensitive subject for many people. As people, we always look to compare and measure ourselves to those around us and one easy way to do so is through money. In the US we idolize the rags to riches story and narrative that a mixture of hard work and persistence will ultimately... Continue Reading →
Since I was a child I’ve always been fascinated by history and geography. I loved learning about ancient cultures from the Greeks and Romans to the Renaissance and the enlightenment. History is truly the ultimate story encompassing our ancestors and how we as humans got to where we are today. As a history fan the... Continue Reading →