The following is a guest post from Financial Wolves, a blog focused on helping you make more money to achieve financial freedom. Although single-family real estate (SFR) and commercial real estate (CRE) investing appears to be one and the same thing, both these real estate categories are significantly different from each other. Why Real Estate … Read moreSingle Family Vs Commercial Real Estate Investing: What is Better?
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 … Read more4 Alternative Investment Ideas That Aren’t Stocks
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 … Read moreHow to Get Started in Real Estate Investing to Become Financially Independent
The legendary 50% savings rate – for some it seems unattainable. But, the truth of the matter is that it’s just simple math. The math is the easy part, though. In order for this to actually work you will have to (1) track your spending, (2) control each expense category, and (3) save the difference. … Read moreHow to Achieve a 50% Savings Rate (or Better!)
DOWNLOAD THE EXCEL FILE HERE (CLICK ENABLE MACROS) Let me start by saying that real estate is not for everyone. Real estate is much more time-consuming than index fund investing. Additionally, properties need repairs, tenants aren’t always great, and leverage can be scary. However, if you are strategic in your acquisitions, you can quickly build a … Read moreHow Long Does it Take to Retire from Real Estate?