Finances

Got Them Jays Though

Got Them Jays Though

This morning as I was driving to the office I got a revelation.  We just recently filled our rental and we had to choose between two potential tenants.  We had to choose between an elderly lady with a low credit score and a young male […]

Comfortable is Broke

Comfortable is Broke

Most people don’t have a money problem, they actually have a comfort problem. This comfort problem makes people spend money they don’t have to buy things they don’t NEED in order to find comfort in the approval of others. Comfort takes even the highest income […]

Hidden Benefits of the Investment Club

Hidden Benefits of the Investment Club

When it comes to investing there are so many other benefits that are bigger than the cash and return on the cash.  Yes, the primary goal is cash but I want to give you all some other reasons to start putting your money into the […]

What is Financial Literacy?

What is Financial Literacy?

I was recently on a podcast to discuss financial literacy. This is a huge buzz word that has been floating around. It is often used by people who get paid to teach “financial literacy” (think Robert Kiyosaki). I don’t get paid to teach financial literacy […]

Permanent Money: The Key to Financial Freedom

Permanent Money: The Key to Financial Freedom

As I was riding into the office I thought about all the cool things I could do.  I could pick up some donuts for the office, I could grab a pumpkin spice latte, I could go shopping after work.  My financial situation at this moment […]

How to Create an Emergency Fund

How to Create an Emergency Fund

This morning I woke up at 5 am and did what I always do. I scrolled through social media. I came across a post of someone who was cooking dinners as a fundraiser for a funeral. Whenever I see a fundraiser following a death I […]

Make Temporary Money Permanent

Make Temporary Money Permanent

I was listening to a Boyce Watkins talk where he was talking about how and why Master P is worth $350 million. I have my ideas, I think it’s because he started his own label as opposed to hustling for a deal. This allowed him […]

The Time to Invest is Now!

The Time to Invest is Now!

I was recently involved in a twitter debate about investing.  I didn’t participate much but I was involved in the constant mentions and notifications from the responses. There were even retweets and new people who wanted to chime in. Ever since I upset feminist twitter […]

The Art of Frugality

The Art of Frugality

“For most folks, the pursuit of early financial freedom comes from the ability to preserve earned income. The hard truth is that the first step in the process to escape the rat race is and always has been to begin preserving capital— frugality, savings, penny-pinching, living on less” Scott […]

Patience is Required to Pursue Wealth

Patience is Required to Pursue Wealth

The other day on Facebook someone asked a general question: “If you had $10,000 how would you flip it?” I told him to throw it into Todd Acquisitions. The man hesitated because he couldn’t put the money away for 3-5 years. The goal was to turn the […]