Financial troubles can quickly spiral out of control and disrupt an otherwise healthy and balanced lifestyle. I share some of the investment- and savings techniques that have worked for my family.

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I am thrilled to have Ryan Helms as my guest blogger this month. Ryan is a full-time supply chain manager and part-time entrepreneur. His goal is to help 1,000 people who are already working jobs to develop the skills to build a side hustle that opens them up to another income stream…(Read More)

A lot of people become minimalists to save money, to break poor habits, or simply to refocus their lives on non-material pursuits. Today we are going to discuss how it can help you to save money. There are many ways to adopt a minimalist approach to life and incorporate habits that cultivate frugality for…(Read More)

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will step down to focus on higher-end coffee shops that will charge as much as $12 a cup. I am excited about that because I hope that it will help improve the American coffee culture, similar to how Starbucks has changed the…(Read More)

Holiday gift ideas for husbands

Last updated on Nov 19, 2017

If you are anything like my wife, who struggles with deciding what to give me for Christmas or my birthday and who ignores me every year when I say “I don’t need anything Mi Amor,” this list of holiday gift ideas for husbands is for you. I am pretty simple when it comes to…(Read More)

Quicken 2016 for Mac worth the Upgrade?

Last updated on Aug 27, 2017

In the past few years, Intuit has done an incredibly awful job positioning Quicken, its personal finance software, on the Mac. Despite my experience with Quicken Essentials and Quicken 2015, I decided to upgrade to Quicken 2016. In this post I’ll share my first impression of the latest version and tell you if the…(Read More)

In this post, I’ll share my strategy on how to protect a real estate investment property. Ever since I started investing in real estate, more specifically residential rental properties, I was looking for ways to reduce risk and to protect myself for when something goes wrong. In the US, anyone can sue anyone for…(Read More)

Using credit cards can have a lot of benefits, but you have to pick the right cards. In this article, I will show you my personal 2017 top credit cards that I have used for the past couple of years. The dangers of credit cards A credit card can be your friend, but for many…(Read More)

If you have been seriously thinking about your investment strategy, I’m sure one question has crossed your mind: Is it better to invest in stocks vs. real estate? In this article, I will share my experience as an investor in both stocks and real estate. Stocks vs. Real Estate While I don’t think…(Read More)