4 Alternative Investment Ideas That Aren’t Stocks

4 Alternative Investment Ideas

The following is a guest post from Greg Johson at Club Thrifty.

What do you think about when you hear the word “investing?” If you’re like most people, stocks and bonds are probably the first items that come to mind. Or, perhaps mutual funds and ETFs are more your style.

Although “traditional” investments are still a great way to grow your wealth, these days, there are tons of ways to grow your money – many of which have nothing to do with the traditional methods of investing you’re probably familiar with.… Read More

3 Ways to Start Planning for Retirement

How to Start Planning for Retirement

The following is a guest post from freelance writer, Ainsley Lawrence.

Money management is hard, especially if you’re a young adult coming into independence for the first time in your life. Even if you had jobs through high school and college, experiencing newfound independence and no responsibility from school can be an exciting yet daunting experience.… Read More

I Just Got My College Degree: Now What?

I Just Got My College Degree - Now What?

The following is a guest post from Simple Money Tips for Women.

Your years of studying are finally paying off; you have your college degree! Those all-nighters are a thing of the past, and you’re ready to take on the world. Except, how do you really go about living your life? For a lot of people, graduating from college and transitioning to the adult world can be a difficult process.Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 7

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We have officially passed the halfway mark for the book tour! This past week was definitely different than anticipated, but I had a great time hanging out in Seattle with J from Millennial Boss and her husband, Doug. Unfortunately, Grant was back in NYC for most the week, but we were able to reconnect in Calgary for the book tour event.… Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 6

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What a crazy week we’ve had. The beginning of the week was filled with extraordinary nature — driving along Highway 1 and camping in the Redwood forest. By the middle of the week, we had made it Portland and started to catch up with friends and host some fun meetup events. Unfortunately, toward the end of the week, Grant was forced to fly home for a family emergency while I hung out in Seattle.… Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 5

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Another week in the books and I’m starting to really get accustomed to the van life. Since last week’s breakdown, Tom (the van) is holding up great. We were lucky to spend the entire week in California and enjoy beautiful weather and gorgeous views. Now it’s time to make our way up toward Portland for the next event.… Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 3

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Another week on the road and we’re still having a great time. This community has made so many amazing events possible and we could not be more grateful. It’s crazy to think we made it all the way from Montgomery to Albuquerque this week! The weather has been great as we move westward through the South — definitely better than home in the Northeast!… Read More