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

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

February 2019 Blogress Report – $672.95

February 2019 Blogress Report

Welcome to the Fly to FI February 2019 Blogress Report! For those of you here for the first time, I post monthly reports detailing my blog stats, income statement, growth strategies, and more! I hope that you get some value out of this report and enjoy reading about my progress. Follow along each month as the Fly to FI community continues to grow!… Read More

Why Aren’t People Investing?

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Why aren’t people investing? Are you nervous about making your first investment? Fortunately, today’s guest post from Just Start Investing and highlights the significant role that investing plays in our financial journey. The best time to invest was yesterday, but the second best time is right now. Enjoy!


Investing, in my view, is a basic right.Read More

How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing to Become Financially Independent

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Today’s guest post comes from Ben Mizes, who generously offered to write some great content on how to get started in real estate investing to become financially independent. Although I currently own only one rental unit, real estate will most definitely play a factor in my financial independence journey. Enjoy!


20 years ago, you needed serious money to get started in real estate investing.… Read More

8 Creative Ways to Save Money With Family and Friends

Saving Money with Friends and Family

My mom is always thinking of new, creative ways to save money with family and friends. So, as a blogger, of course I asked her to share these hacks with all of you! Hopefully you can implement one (or all) of these strategies into your own life and discover new-found expense reductions. Enjoy!

This content may contain affiliate links.Read More

6 Essential Personal Finance Apps for 2019

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Looking to take control of your finances in 2019? These 6 essential personal finance apps will help you get there. Explore 2019’s best applications for wealth accumulation, investing, expense tracking, budgeting, cash transfers, and travel rewards.

I have personally used all of the apps listed below and many of them on a daily basis. If you’re looking to improve your financial position, gathering the right tools is a great place to start.… Read More

“What is My Time Worth?”

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Everybody has a price. If I asked you to write me one paragraph for $100,000, of course, you’d say yes, right? However, if I offered you $0.01 to write that same paragraph I can’t imagine you’d jump on the opportunity.

But how do you decide when the opportunity is right? When is it “worth it” to do a certain job?… Read More

Should You Eliminate Debt Before Reaching Retirement?

Should You Eliminate Your Debt Before Retirement

Today on the blog we have a guest post from Good Nelly about eliminating debt before retirement. She shares some solid advice about the best ways to handle your debt and all of the benefits of becoming debt free. If debt is something that is burdening your financial journey, this article is definitely one you should read.Read More