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 →

Military Financial Tips #2 Barracks Life

In today's military there are an unprecedented amount of base services for single service members living in the barracks. While pay is pretty low for young enlisted pay grades there is not much to have to spend your money on. The most successful savers/wealth creators I have witnessed living in the barracks eats at the... Continue Reading →

Passive Income Ideas

One of the things I aspire to do is create a passive income revenue stream. Attaining that goal will probably be contrary to becoming financial independent in the short-term, but will help me get there in the long-term. My Top 5 Ideas for passive income: Rental Properties Dividend Investments Ladder Certificate of Deposits (CD's) Creating... Continue Reading →

The Thrift Savings Plan

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) works as a 401(k) designed for federal employees. As an active member of the United States Marine Corps I have been allotting 10% of my paycheck since I was 19. Watching that nest egg grow (and ignoring it when it shrinks) has been the longest going financial investment of my... Continue Reading →

Acorns

My first step into stock market started with the investing app Acorns. I didn't really understand it other than it rounded up my debit card purchases and used the difference to invest the loose change. It has been almost a year since I started and have a pretty good handle on their trading platform. Acorns... Continue Reading →

I made an investing blog!

It has been almost a year since I started my investing journey and want to share my experience with the internet! Other than investing in my companies 401k plan, technically Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), I did not seriously start investing until my 30's. I plan on covering everything from TSP, home investing, traditional stock investing,... Continue Reading →

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