Following a Budget

Sam and I are pretty big on our personal budget. We usually follow a personal budget and allocate funds to certain areas of our life. Currently, we are renovating a house to move into, while finishing up the one we are in, to put it on the market. This has destroyed our budget, since weContinue reading “Following a Budget”

Interest Rate Hike

Last week the federal reserve announced their interest rate hike plan for the year. After many months of uncertainty, it finally looks like there is some stability in their plan. This is the best thing we could have hoped for, a laid out plan to curb the uncertainty. Even though it is not the mostContinue reading “Interest Rate Hike”

The Reason Behind the Collections

If any of you listen, or watch our podcasts you will know that I have a thing for collecting items. I’m not a hoarder thankfully, but I have a few collections that peak my interest and I like to take good care of them. My main collections are Harry Potter items, books and Pok√©mon cards.Continue reading “The Reason Behind the Collections”

The Real Estate Market Crash

The real estate market has been trending up massively since 2020. Do we really think it can keep up at this pace? Houses are up over 16% nation wide just in 2021. Last time we saw this, was in 2008 and we had a market crash. So… are we thinking the same thing is goingContinue reading “The Real Estate Market Crash”

House Hacking

Have you ever lived with a roommate? Maybe owned a duplex, triplex, 4plex, or other multi-family building and lived in one unit and rented the other? If you have or you know someone who has, that is considered house hacking. The basics of house hacking is, you own a property and you utilize other individualsContinue reading “House Hacking”

The 1% Rule

The 1% rule is kind of an industry standard in my area. If a property reaches the 1% rule, it is typically a solid long-term investment. There are a lot of other things which can make this untrue, however, it is a guideline we keep in mind. What does the 1% rule mean? It means,Continue reading “The 1% Rule”

My Journey into Crypto and Stock Investing

About two and a half years ago I became intrigued with bitcoin. I downloaded the Robinhood app and found out you could buy bitcoin on it. I started by trying to day trade bitcoin, which was a learning curve for me. After some pretty big gains and some major losses, I realized trying to dayContinue reading “My Journey into Crypto and Stock Investing”

Financial Freedom

With selling my shares of Stable Living, I acquired most of the properties Ryan and I owned together. This turned out to be very beneficial for both of us. I am a huge proponent of passive income and that is exactly what I will receive by getting the properties. With all the rentals Sam andContinue reading “Financial Freedom”

Getting Initial Principal Out Part 2

As we discussed last week on our blog and on our podcast (episode 45), getting your initial principal out is crucial. How I am able to continuously do deals is by getting my initial principle out and recycling it into the next deal. I do this in real estate, cryptocurrency trading, and stock trading. IContinue reading “Getting Initial Principal Out Part 2”

Getting Your Initial Investment out

I am a huge proponent of getting your initial investment out of whatever investment vehicle you are using. I use this tactic in real estate, stock trading, and business. I want to use this technique with cryptocurrency trading but I need to make sure it will be a non-taxable event before I do so. HereContinue reading “Getting Your Initial Investment out”