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GF¢ 018: How Steve Chou’s Wife Replaced Her $100k Income With an Online Store

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Steve Chou’s wife wanted to quit her job so she could be a stay at home mom.  There was only one problem: she had a job making over $100k per year. They had to figure out a way to replace her salary and for them, that was starting an […]

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GF¢ 017: How I *Almost* Lost My Butt Dabbling in Real Estate

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is another post to to help kick off Operation: #investNOW where I’m inspiring 1 million people to start investing in themselves. Donald Trump has made a killing investing in real estate. There was a time when I thought I was going to be the next Donald. That dream […]

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Real Life Tips: 68 Experts Share Their Best Investments Ever

There’s two ways that people learn: through personal experience or through someone else’s experience. That holds true in investing. I previously shared some of the absolute worst investments I’ve ever made. While, yes, they were absolutely horrendous (dang penny stock!), those personal investing experiences eventually contributed to the best investments I’ve ever made. Seeking the […]

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GF¢ 016: Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi Shares Her Investing Experience

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is another post to to help kick off Operation: #investNOW where I’m inspiring 1 million people to start investing in themselves. Farnoosh Torabi is a published author, speaker and TV personality that has been featured on Forbes, The Today Show, New York and times and is currently a […]

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A Behind the Scenes Look of Getting Out of Debt

This is a guest post from Dr. Jason Cabler from Celebrating Financial Freedom.  In this post he’ll tell you his personal get out of debt story, and let you in on a great new resource that can help you do it, too. Early in our marriage, my wife Angie and I struggled with being on […]

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GF¢ 015: (Bragging Rights) Best Investments I’ve Ever Made

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is another post to to help kick off Operation: #investNOW where I’m inspiring 1 million people to start investing in themselves. I previously shared some of the worst investments I’ve ever made. Man were they horrible. Especially the business venture that my wife still gives me crap to […]

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GF¢ 014: A Closer Look Into Peer to Peer Lending – Can You Really Make Over 13% Return?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Peer to peer lending has exploded over the past few years. It’s hard to believe in 2008 I didn’t even know what peer to peer lending was. After I got into blogging I discovered Lending Club and opened my first account with them. Several years later Lending Club […]

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Starting 2014 With a Bang – My 1st Quarter Goals

It’s a new quarter which means it’s time to review my goals from the past quarter and also identify what I’ll be working on for the next 90 days. In my goal setting introductory post, I shared how setting goals doubled my revenue in three years. When I wrote that post, I thought it would […]

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{Travel Hacking}: How to Get a Family of 5 to Hawaii All With Reward Points

There’s still so many places that I want to visit in the world: Hawaii, Bora Bora, Australia, Europe, Turks and Caicos. The list goes on and on. What appeals to me more when I read these amazing travel hacking stories of people touring the globe while paying little fees because they were able to use […]

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GF¢ 013: Operation: #investNOW – Inspiring You and 1 Million Other People to Invest in Themselves

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is the kickoff post for my next blog movement Operation: #investNOW. This is just the beginning with much more to come. Your Parents Were Right Don’t worry. I didn’t listen either. How many times did your parents or some grownup tell you “You need to start investing“? […]

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GF¢ 012: How Much Do You Really Need to Retire?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Have you ever wondered how much you really need to retire? As a financial planner I get this question asked to me all the time. Instead of boring you with my response, I thought it would be fun to hear it from someone who has literally wrote the […]

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Grow Your Dough Throwdown Part 1 – Revealing My Stock Picks

Welcome Savvy Investor I am excited to share with you the first installment of the Grow Your Dough Throwdown. If you missed what this is all about, be sure to check out our recap post where I share the rules and the players involved in the throwdown. In this post, I am going to dive […]

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