All posts in "Investing Tips"

Rethinking Your Emergency Fund

October 24, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutesI’ve talked briefly about emergency funds in the past, but now I want to dive deeper into the pros and cons, and how I recommend approaching the subject. Your emergency fund is traditionally a 3-8 month supply of cash that you have in an account, ready to be used at any given second. Since emergency funds […]


10 Things I Implemented to Slash My Spending in Half

October 10, 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutesI put in hard work, and money walks its way into my bank account. But will it stay there? It seems as if it always has an urge to sprint out the back door, never to be seen again. I guess that’s what is happening to many people here in the U.S. Spending money has […]


Compound Interest: Turn $5 into $50

September 13, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesCompound interest is such an easy and boring concept, but its effects go way beyond that – it has literally made more millionaires and billionaires than cryptocurrency (just kidding). No but seriously, compound interest is what the great investors of the world all rely on to make their money, make more money. Now a little side […]


Lifting Your Way Through Personal Finance

September 2, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minuteHey all! Today I wanted to write about something near and dear to my heart — lifting weights. The gym is a place that encourages hard work, dedication, and sacrifice. These qualities are built through constant gym sessions, and they will extend into other areas of your life. As someone who cares about personal finance, […]


Why you F***ing Absolutely Need to Open a Roth IRA Account

August 21, 2018

Reading Time: 7 minutesOkay guys, so you’re probably thinking, “Sheesh Charlie what’s with the alarming and direct title??”The reason is simple.Because opening up a Roth IRA account will be one of the best things you do for your financial future.You still might be thinking, “Oh okay yeah I’ll open up one later, I’m sure it will help but […]


Where to Stash Your Money in 2018

August 4, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minuteIt’s 2018, where should you store all of your hard-earned money? The answer of course isn’t clear cut, BUT here is the general rule I set for my own financials.1. 3-6 month emergency fundDepending on your location and living arrangement, you’ll have different living costs. I like to set aside 3 to 6 months of funds […]