Military Financial Tips #7 College Tuition

Are you considering joining the military to pay for college? Maybe you are on active duty right now and want to start taking college classes. Here at The Part time Investor I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps right out of High School. I didn't make my decision to enlist until it was time... Continue Reading →

Happy Thanksgiving!

At The Part Time Investor I wanted to pause and and reflect on the things I am thankful for in the spirit of the holiday: My wife Kristen and her infinite patience for my "projects".My parents and family for their support.My job and the amazing Marines that I work with.Full health benefits! Literally saved my... Continue Reading →

Missed Investing Opportunities

At the Part Time Investor I sometimes look back at all the missed opportunities or "I wish I had..." moments when it comes to my money. For instance; waiting so long to buy a house or not buying stocks like Amazon back in 2003. For context I graduated High School in 2002 shortly after the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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