Career choice doesn’t matter: anyone can become a millionaire

It doesn’t matter what your career is. You don’t have to be a doctor, lawyer or investment banker to make millions. I am a big fan of ESI Money’s Millionaire Interviews. I read them nearly every week, and overall it is just fun to see the wide variety in which people make millions. Plus, I… Continue reading Career choice doesn’t matter: anyone can become a millionaire

Should you manage your own investments or hire a financial advisor?

You should learn to manage your own investments. Too much can go wrong hiring an advisor. Naturally for someone who Accidentally Retired, I earned and saved enough money in large chunks to find myself in this position. But it wasn’t easy along the way. I ran a startup and it was a grind. I can’t… Continue reading Should you manage your own investments or hire a financial advisor?

Asset Based Mortgage: How to get a mortgage in retirement or with no current income

How to get a mortgage with your assets, even with no income and/or retired. Are you retired and trying to refinance or buy a new house? Or maybe you are NOT retired, but have assets to cover a home purchase, but currently have no income? What you are looking for is called an Asset Depletion… Continue reading Asset Based Mortgage: How to get a mortgage in retirement or with no current income

Book Review | The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle

Highlights and Quotes from The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle Love, love, love, love. If you are wanting to read just ONE book about investing, this should be it: The Little Book of Common Sense Investing, by John C. Bogle Admittedly I have not read THAT many investing books over the… Continue reading Book Review | The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle

Betting on a player. Betting on a team. Betting on a league.

The false logic of my stock picking and play portfolio Late last year, after spending a significant amount of time talking with fiduciaries and reading The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle, I fired my financial advisor, and took over my investments. My mini-retirement had finally given me the time to… Continue reading Betting on a player. Betting on a team. Betting on a league.