In this post, I want to share why an adjustable rate mortgage is better than a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. I’ve been taking out an adjustable-rate mortgage since 2005. I will continue to do so because they are more efficient. If you haven’t been paying attention, thanks to pandemic fears, the 30-year bond yield and the … Continue reading Why An Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Is Better Than A 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage
The yield curve is a curve on a graph in which the yield of fixed-interest securities is plotted against the length of time they have to run to maturity. A yield curve is almost always upward sloping, a sign that the economy is functioning properly. To best understand the yield curve, put yourself in the … Continue reading Understanding The Yield Curve: A Prescient Economic Predictor
Update 2020: This is a post that shares why I sold my rental home in 2017 after a tremendous amount of deliberation. Originally, I wanted to keep this home forever as part of my retirement portfolio. But in the end, managing the property was too much. If you’re thinking about selling your rental property, this post … Continue reading Why I Sold My Rental Home: Had To Live For Today
One of the beautiful things about the internet is that I’ve never met someone online who has lost money in the stock market. When stocks are going up, the bulls are out in full force telling everyone how much they’ve made in XYZ. When stocks are going down, the bears all come out and say … Continue reading The Benefits Of A Coronavirus-Induced Stock Market Meltdown
CHART OF THE WEEK Zoom Is Now Worth More Than The 7 Biggest Airlines Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have transitioned to working—and socializing—from home. If these trends become the new normal, certain companies may be in for a big payoff. Popular video conferencing company, Zoom Communications, is a prime example of an organization … Continue reading Zoom is Now Worth More Than the World’s 7 Biggest Airlines
Do you remember the scene in Back To The Future Part II when Biff Tannen opens up a safety deposit box and reveals to Marty the way he got so rich was due to a sports-betting almanac his future self gave his younger self? Oh how I wished I could have done the same thing as a young … Continue reading How To Get Rich: Practice Predicting The Future!
Income and net worth amounts are intricately linked. However, I’m going to argue that building a sizable net worth is more vital for early retirement/financial independence than generating a high income. Creating passive income is definitely a very good endeavor as well. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of uncertainty involved in the viability of your passive income. For … Continue reading Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income
Welcome back!This is a guest post in order to motivate you to reach you for the sky! If you ever want to be absolutely free, you need to develop multiple income streams so that when the inevitable change happens, you’ll be covered. I first recommend you start with the end in mind. What makes you happy? … Continue reading Achieving Financial Freedom One Income Slice At A Time
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Retiring early is simply a formula based on: The percentage of your take home pay you saveYour gross and after tax incomeHow much you can live on The more you make, the more you can save, and the less you can live on, the sooner you can retire from your soul sucking job. Of course, … Continue reading How Much Do I Need To Save To Retire Early?