Military Financial Tips #6 My VA Home Loan Buying Experience

Have you considered a VA Home Loan for buying your next home? At The Part Time Investor I believe home ownership is a key ingredient to building wealth. Owning a home outright is one of my goals to financial independence. After 8 years of paying rent I realized my money, or should I say my... Continue Reading →

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Managing Multiple Trading Platforms

I was recently asked how I validate investing on multiple platforms. I currently use Acorns, Robinhood, and M1 Finance as my online brokerages of choice. To answer that I need to provide a quick breakdown of the three: Acorns has a brokerage fee of $1 a month that allows unlimited transactions. It takes the spare... Continue Reading →

M1 Finance FANG Stocks

Have you ever wanted to own Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, or Google (FANG stocks) but the price point kept you out? Initially I too was priced out until I started to understand M1 Finance's investing platform a little better and realized fractional share investing was the way to go. About a month ago I started investing... Continue Reading →

General Electric Spooktacular

Is it safe to invest in General Electric (GE)? Unfortunately at the Part Time Investor GE no longer meets my Value Investing strategy or Dogs of the Dow strategy. It was recently announced that GE is slashing their dividend to $0.01 per share and are restructuring their Power Division into two units. This is after... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday (To Me) FI Edition

I turn 35 today, which means... Well I don't know what it means. I guess I feel one day older than yesterday.  I am, however, one day closer to Financial Independence! Upcoming Professional Financial Goals: 1 more year until I earn my Bachelors Degree in Business Management. 4 more years to earn 2 Professional Certifications... Continue Reading →

Sellers Remorse

Starting off trading on Robinhood a while back I bought some stocks in a few companies I thought were undervalued and were due to rebound. This was before I started educating myself and way before I understood that I needed a strategy. Full disclosure; I bought shares of General Electric (GE), JC Penny (JCP), and... Continue Reading →

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