The Most Important Hidden Quality of a Tenant

It will make managing your own property almost too easy

There are a number of things that people look for when trying to find tenants for their properties. High credit score, great referrals, enough income. All of those are important for sure. But that isn’t the most important for us. We have always managed our own properties. We have looked at one hidden quality that […]

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Will early retirement ruin the economy?

A lovely journalist named Patty interviewed me recently about the FIRE (Financial Independence Early Retirement) community and the rapid growth of the movement. She is very interested and supportive of the idea but asked an honest question from the view point of HR departments and companies: “Is this FIRE movement going to ruin the economy […]

3 Necessary Qualities of a Money Mentor

When there are 100 voices trying to influence, persuade or normalize a well-trod path, where is the voice that calls you to walk your own path? Mentors help us swim upstream. The more unique the path we start carving out for ourselves, the harder it can be to find the right voices to spur us […]

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16 Reasons to become Financially Independent

There are a lot of misconceptions about striving for Financial Independence or even trying to create more financial freedom. I can often see the confusion or hesitation when I mention it. Here are some of the arguments against it: Your giving up and opting out You can’t produce You will no longer add value Our […]

16 reasons for financial independace