Investing 101

Investing 101: How to Start Investing

Picture your life in 10 years. What do you want it to look like? How about in 20 or 30 years? No matter what dreams you have, the choices you make today have the power to set you up for financial security later on. That’s why I love coaching people on how to start investing!

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How to Invest in Real Estate

Real estate is a tried and true investing move. Here's what you need to know about investing in real estate—from ways to make money to tax implications. Plus, learn six practical steps to get started!

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Investing 2.0: Where Do I Invest Beyond 15%?

You’ve paid off your debt. You’ve saved 3–6 months’ expenses in an emergency fund. You’re investing 15% of your gross income in a tax-favored account like a 401(k) or IRA, […]

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Why Should I Invest 15% of My Income for Retirement?

Nowadays, everyone seems to be an expert on investing. How much you should invest, where to put your money, and when to get out before the value drops. So, who […]

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5 Investment Options for High-Income Earners

So, you’ve maxed out your tax-favored accounts but haven’t invested 15% of your gross income. Where to next? If you're a high-income earner, keep building wealth with these five investment options.

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What Is the F.I.R.E. Movement?

You’ve heard me say a million times that retirement isn’t an age—it’s a financial number. There’s no law that says you have to work until you’re 65. That’s a myth. […]

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4 Things to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

Have you ever traveled in a different country? One of the first things you probably did was visit a bank and exchange your money for the local currency. A Benjamin can buy you a nice dinner in the States, but if you want to enjoy fine dining in Italy, then you’ll need some euros!

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What Are Stocks and How Do They Work?

Did you ever hear the story about the tortoise and the hare when you were a kid? Believe it or not, we can learn about investing from this little tale. There’s a fast and reckless way to approach buying stocks (the hare) and a slow and steady way (the tortoise). I bet you can guess which one I recommend. Yup—the tortoise. I want you to win this race, no matter how long it takes!

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How Your DISC Personality Influences Your Investing

Here at Ramsey Solutions, we use the DISC personality profile as a part of our interview process and everyday work. It’s a simple way to learn how people are wired, […]

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How Does Compound Interest Work?

Let’s take a quick walk down memory lane—to algebra class. Do you remember learning about exponential growth? You have an equation to work out, and then you map a curved line on some graph paper. It starts out low and gradual, but when it finally takes off, it skyrockets! 

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