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

54 Best Passive Income Ideas to Earn $1,000+ (June 2024)

Working a job is one way to earn money but it's not the only way. You can save your money and invest it in other companies. You can spend your time building products others will buy or a service someone will use. This is known as passive income. Here are 54 passive income ideas you can start today.

Investing in the Stock Market

Dividend Aristocrats, Kings & Other Stock Market Royalty (2024)

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: 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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HeyBenny Review: Maximize Your ESPP

Benny is a financial platform that helps employees of publicly traded companies maximize their Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) benefits. It advances the funds to employees with repayment plus fees due at the end of the participation period. But with fees and potential risks, is Benny worth the effort? And are there any alternatives? Find out in our Benny review.

8 Things to Know About Your ESPP

Employee stock purchase plans, or ESPPs, are a valuable employee benefit that some companies offer.
However, there are important rules, features, and tax implications to consider before signing up for your company's ESPP. Here's what you need to know.

Vanguard Sells Retirement Accounts to Ascensus

Vanguard has sold nearly all of its retirement accounts (except the SEP-IRA) to Ascensus. We use a Solo-401(k) at Vanguard so we break down what this changes looks like to us what we will do next.

What is an Interval Fund?

Interval funds are closed end funds that limited redemptions to set periods - this gives them the ability to invest in more complex instruments. But should you be investing in these types of funds?

Best Solo 401(k) Providers

A solo 401(k) is a retirement savings plan for self-employed people with no full-time employees. It allows them to save for retirement using pre-tax contributions while benefiting from the same tax advantages in regular 401(k) plans. Here are some of the top solo 401(k) providers available today.

Is Robinhood Gold Worth It?

Robinhood Gold is a $75 per year premium subscription service to Robinhood. It unlocks a few perks but are they worth the annual fee?

Robinhood App Review 2024 – Free Stock, ETF, and Crypto Trades

Robinhood is a popular online broker offering free stock, ETF, crypto, and options trading. They also offer fractional trades, with no account minimums. But the platform doesn't support some investment types and has limited research tools. Is it worth it? Find out in this Robinhood review.

How do Odd Lot Tenders Work?

Do you know what an odd lot tender offer is? It's when a company offers to pay a premium for an odd lot of their shares, giving smaller investors an investing advantage - see how they work and whether they make sense for you.

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