Invest Prudently

When I was younger, I was taught that the key to financial freedom was saving as much money as you could.

While true, it's not the whole story. Saving can only get you so far – you need to invest prudently too.

You need to build passive streams of income, most millionaires have seven or more passive streams, if you want to escape financial gravity.

You can learn about how I built a dividend portfolio, how I think about market valuation, and even my thoughts on angel investing – and much more!

As always, email me or tweet @wallethacks if you want to discuss anything!

How to Start Investing

Investing in the Stock Market

Dividend Aristocrats, Kings & Other Stock Market Royalty

If you want to add an income component to your stock portfolio, Dividend Aristocrats are one of the best ways to do that. Not only do they provide steady income from the dividends they pay, but they also have a long track record of respectable capital gains.

The 10 Best Vanguard Funds

I love Vanguard. The bulk of my investments are there, minus a few dividend growth stocks I hold in an…

Real Estate Investing

Fundrise Review 2021: Commercial Real Estate Investing for Just $10

Fundrise is a private market real estate investing platform where you invest in eREITs (electronic REITs) that aren't traded on the public markets. Which is unique since it's usually REITS that invest in commercial real estate and crowdfunding typically invest in residential.

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Paper Trading – Learn to Trade Before Committing YOUR Money

Before you begin actively trading investments, start by using a paper trading account. It’ll give you an opportunity to test your current knowledge, gain experience, and learn how specific trading platforms work. All of that will make you better prepared to begin trading with real money, and minimize the risk when you do.

How to Read Stock Charts

Stock charting may seem unnecessary or time-consuming for non-professional investors. However, basic chart reading skills can help any investor wanting to buy individual stocks or ETFs. You don’t have to know what a “head and shoulders pattern” or a “cup and handle pattern” is to start using charts.

Worthy Bonds Review – Moving Interest on Your Savings into High Gear

Worthy Bonds offers a unique combination of high interest, no fees, and complete liquidity that’s nearly impossible to find in any other type of investment in the current low-interest environment we’re in. You can significantly increase your overall interest rate return by holding just a small portion of your savings in Worthy Bond

Cadre Real Estate Investing Review – Commercial Real Estate Investing with Liquidity

If you qualify as an accredited investor, and you’re looking to diversify away from a portfolio comprised entirely of stocks and bonds, commercial real estate can help you accomplish that goal. Cadre Real Estate Investing will give you an opportunity to either invest in individual property deals or through their Direct Access Fund. If you prefer a managed portfolio option.

Capitalize Review: Finally – Help Moving Your Old 401(k)

Moving an old retirement account to an IRA isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, particularly if the old plan is really old. It may be difficult to track down and have quirky procedures that are not meant for the average human being to understand. Capitalize can help you navigate that process with a minimum of effort on your part.

How to Buy Cardano (ADA)

With its low current valuation, Cardano - trading symbol ADA - is rapidly emerging as one of the most popular cryptocurrencies. It’s sometimes referred to as the “Ethereum of Japan”, but it’s become popular worldwide. However, not all crypto trading platforms accommodate Cardano. But here is a list of companies where you can buy and sell Cardano.

Benzinga Pro Review: Real-Time Stock Trading News

Benzinga Pro is a real-time investment news service designed specifically for active traders. But it goes beyond investment news alone. The platform provides various tools to enable you to track and analyze stocks, including getting detailed information about current and upcoming events as soon as they’re announced.

What Is the Bucket Strategy and Should You Use It

The bucket strategy breaks your retirement funds into three parts, each subject to different risk levels. This allows you to safely fund your retirement while still getting as much growth as possible on the money you don't need immediately.

Vanguard vs. Fidelity: Which is Best for You?

Vanguard and Fidelity are two of the largest investment companies in the world. Both originated as fund companies, Vanguard with its revolutionary index-based funds, and Fidelity with its often world-famous mutual funds. Each now offers both types of funds, as well as diversified investment brokerage services.

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