Set and Then Forget... (at least for a little while) As an aggressive entrepreneur, I was ready to conquer the world at a very young age. My plan was to out-work, out-innovate, and out-run my competition at all costs until I was financially free. I started a lawn mowing business... then a custom T-shirt business... [...]
it's expensive to be broke!
Financial ForcesHave you ever been told that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Well, it's true. Several forces are at work keeping the money river flowing from the poor neighborhoods to the shiny houses on the hill.
I've got to admit, I get a kick out of watching Jim Cramer on TV. His high-octane, nerves of steel approach to investing is exciting to watch and easy to get addicted to. I like watching the show to find new stock ideas to put on my radar. I don't count his word as gold [...]
For the first ten years of my adult life (18 to 28), I lived like most Americans: paycheck to paycheck. Every time I got paid, I would send out checks to bill collectors until my account balance was hovering within a few dollars of zero. I never had anything in my savings account because I [...]
Exponential growth is one of the most powerful principles in the universe. Having an intimate understanding of how it works can make you a master of money and success. Basic Definition On the most basic level, the principle states that the bigger something is, the faster it grows. It is most commonly referenced when speaking [...]
A funny thing happens when you decide to put some work into stock market investing: While you may have been getting decent results before you started paying more attention by picking a few index funds and forgetting about them; now that you are doing your homework it seems the harder you try, the worse you [...]