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

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 $500

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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5 Best Stock Picking Services for 2021

We narrowed the list down to five that we believe to be the best stock picking services. This is based on several factors, including investor acceptance of the service, longevity, and the credibility of the provider in the financial community. We also considered price, payment options, and other services offered by each.

How to Invest $50,000

So, what should you do with your fifty grand if you’re looking to grow it? The first thing to do is look at your overall financial situation and make sure you have your basics covered. Start with paying off high interest debt and fully funding your emergency fund. Then start maxing out your retirement accounts for the year.

Titan Invest Review: Low-Cost Hedge Fund Type Investing

Titan Invest is a unique investment product that uses shorting - or hedging - in it's investment strategy. It’s not for everyone, but if you’re willing to take on more risk in search of higher returns, it can be an excellent choice for a portion of your overall investment portfolio.

Best Dividend Trackers 2021: Free and Premium

Here's our list of the best dividend trackers available. Each offers a different service level, and while most are premium services, some are offered free. Because each offers a different portfolio of services, you can choose the one that will work best for you.

NewRetirement Review: A Free Online Retirement Calculator

NewRetirement is a low cost online retirement calculator that is more comprehensive than most. It's easy to use and you can get as detailed or general as you'd like. Their free plan is great but you also have the option to upgrade if you need more services.

Is Robinhood Safe?

Robinhood receives its fair share of negative news headlines from platform outages to making high-risk trading too accessible to inexperienced investors.
But Robinhood is regulated and complies with all security and investing standards. But critics feel it makes it too easy for beginners to make investing mistakes.

What are the Best Crypto Sites and Exchanges?

Some of the best Crypto sites and exchanges are exclusively dedicated to investing in cryptos. Others offer other investments, like stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs), and others provide limited banking services.

How Do Business Development Companies Work?

Business development companies are a Regulated Investment Company (similar to REITs) that must pay out 90% of net income. They offer high dividend yields (mostly ordinary) and can be a powerful cash flow investment.

Fundrise Alternatives to Consider in 2021

While Fundrise is a legit platform for real estate investing, several Fundrise alternatives, such as RealtyMogul, DiversyFund, Streitwise, Roofstockm Groundfloor, Crowdstreet, Peerstreet, AcreTrader and EquityMultiple may be a better fit for your investment strategy.

The 7 Best Long-Term Care Insurance Companies

Most people will need long term care at some point in their lives. Whether that means in home care or living full time in a nursing home. Insurance can help get you, or your loved ones, quality care while protecting your nest egg.

FarmTogether Review: Invest in US Farmland

Farmland is an alternative investment that isn't correlated with the stock market. Food never goes out of style. FarmTogether allows accredited investors to buy shares in the LLCs of individual farms, earning money from rent on the land as well as price appreciation when the land sells.

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