ETFs vs Mutual Funds

When most people think about investing, the first thing that comes to mind is stocks. But there are several other options available, including ETFs and mutual funds. While both have their pros and cons, they each have unique features that may make them a better fit for different investors.

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at ETFs and mutual funds, including a comparison of their key features.

What is Dividend Investing?

Dividend investing is a tried and true investment strategy that can offer investors stability and income. By focusing on stocks that pay dividends, you can create a portfolio that provides consistent cash flow while also taking advantage of potential capital appreciation.

But what exactly is dividend investing? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what dividend investing is and how it can help you reach your financial goals.

How To Make Money With Real Estate

The importance of investing has been highlighted by many successful people like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates who have invested billions of dollars into their respective companies through the years and it can be done in many ways.

For example, you can invest in the stock market, cryptocurrency, small businesses, and many other assets. When you invest in these assets, you are essentially putting your money into something that will increase in value and make more money for you over time. One of the best assets you can invest your money in is Real Estate.

What Are I-Bonds?

With inflation at record highs and interest rates at record lows, investors are looking for safe investments with high returns. Traditionally safer investments, like CDs and corporate bonds, have such low yields, that they can be negligible at best. That has led to many investors to look at alternatives, such as I-bonds.

These circumstances have led to I-bonds getting a lot of attention on social media and in the news. Despite the uptick in news and coverage, many are still unaware of what I-bonds are and are left wondering if they should be investing in them. So, in this article, we will be breaking down what I-bonds are and whether or not they are right for your portfolio. 

Ep. 16 Staying On Track with Lucas Thomas

On this week’s episode of the Work Hard Retire Early Podcast, I got the opportunity to interview Lucas Thomas for the show. Lucas is a financial planner, a real estate investor, an entrepreneur, and the founder of RHM financial planning. He shares with us his experiences and failures in each field to help you make better decisions and avoid the same mistakes.

The 5 Best Online Business to Start in 2022

While there is nothing wrong with it, working a 9-5 just isn’t for everyone. Some people prefer the draw of being their own boss and setting their own hours. Both paths are reasonable, valid, and good paths to wealth. But, today we will be focusing on the entrepreneurs.

Thanks to the internet and its wealth of online resources, starting your own business has never been easier. All across the internet and the world are niches to fill and customers to reach. At the same time, marketing channels are more wide open than they have ever been before. If you are willing to reach and work for it, the opportunities are there for you to grab. So, in this article, we will be discussing the 5 Best Online Businesses that you can start in 2022.

The Easiest Way To Make Money on Amazon

We talk about this a lot, but what is the best way to speed up your financial independence journey? Make. More. Money. And that is why we post a lot about side hustles, online businesses, and ways that you can increase your income and get more cash flow into your wallet. More money coming in means that you will have more money to invest, pay off debt, and enjoy.

So, in this article, we will be discussing two of the most popular side hustles out there (that you can even scale into your own business), Amazon FBA and Amazon KDP.

Ep. 15 Public Sector Financial Independence with Sam Zelinka

On this week’s episode of the Work Hard Retire Early Podcast, I got the opportunity to bring Sam Zelinka, or you may better know him as Government Worker FI, on to the show. Sam is a long time blogger, has been a government worker since 18, and has a strong passion for the FIRE movement and personal finance.  His roots may be in helping government workers understand their benefits, but his advice and takes on managing your money and retiring early are applicable to everyone. If you are a government worker, have an interest in the FIRE movement, or just want to learn more about Sam then make sure to tune in to this episode!

How the Richest People in the World Made Their First Million

Every billionaire was once a millionaire. And before that, they were upstart entrepreneurs with a dream. That is why in this article we are digging down in to how each billionaire got their start and made their first million.