What would you do if you didn't have to work for a living? This obviously depends on how much money I have. So, I don’t have to work. Cool. Does that mean I have $10 billion? Or just enough money to cover my basic living expenses? A common question that’s similar to, but less ambiguous … Continue reading What Would You Do if You Didn’t Have to Work for a Living But Weren’t Rich?
What are the best books on Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, decentralized networks and cryptography? The best book on Bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, decentralized networks, and cryptography is The Internet of Money by Andreas M. Antonopoulos. This book is great because it doesn’t just examine these concepts for what they are today. Instead, they are placed in the context of human … Continue reading Why You Should Read The Internet of Money (Even if You’re Not Into Bitcoin)
What is the best way to spend money? I like to look at two examples of spending philosophies that are similar in principle, but result in very different spending amounts. At the intersection of the two, there is a core lesson that should guide you on how to best spend your money. Mr. Money Mustache: … Continue reading The Best Way to Spend Money
How does one make money online? This is a question that anyone who seeks a higher quality of life is asking themselves. It’s a question I’ve been asking myself for years. An online income gives you the freedom to live anywhere and work on your own schedule. Compare that with a job where you have … Continue reading Internet Business Insights
This post was previously written a couple of months ago, but I thought it was worth expanding, updating, and re-publishing since I have learned a lot since then. In March 2017, I learned about an interesting passive income opportunity called Merch by Amazon. It’s like Teespring for Amazon. You create a t-shirt design, upload it … Continue reading Why Merch by Amazon is the Best Passive Income Opportunity in 2017 (and What to Know Before You Get Started)
What is the simplest successful business idea you have ever heard? I’ll never forget this simple business idea I read about in the book Quit Your Job in 6 Months: Why You Should Quit Your Job and How You Can by Buck Flogging. Here is an excerpt from the book: Corena is a master of quick business … Continue reading An Incredibly Simple Business Idea that Succeeded Without Charging Customers
Is it possible to pay mortgage payments via credit card? Most people just assume the answer is no. I used to be one of them. Then, after I bought my second home in 2016, I decided to look into it. I learned that it is, in fact, very possible. I now do this using a … Continue reading Can You Pay Your Mortgage with a Credit Card? Should You?
Many people don't have a good understanding of the differences between healthy food and junk food. They assume healthy food is better, but also more expensive. Is this really the case? Let's take a closer look. Let's examine the breakdown of calories first. Calories are a unit of measurement for energy. You may have heard that 1 calorie is is … Continue reading Healthy Food vs. Junk Food: Understanding True Differences Between Ingredients and Prices
These three words make up the single most effective piece of financial advice I’ve ever received: Pay yourself first. I first came across these words when I read David Bach’s book, The Automatic Millionaire at age 19. First, I’ll describe how to NOT pay yourself first, which is what a lot of people do: You bring money … Continue reading The Best Financial Advice I’ve Ever Received (and How to Act on It)
Cheaper is not always better. There are certain times it's wise to spend more money and other times it's not, but it takes a certain type of person to realize this. Not necessarily a financially-savvy person. More like a life-savvy person. A smart person. Here are some examples of when you should gladly spend a little … Continue reading 5 Things Smart People Spend “Too Much” on (and You Should Too)