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Brent Sutherland

Blog Info

Name:
Ntellivest
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Financial Planning, Real Estate, Minimalism
Start Year:
2016

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$400,000.00
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Financial Planner

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Latest Blog Posts

Being in the financial planning arena for a number of years now, I've seen quite a bit.  One thing that has really stuck with me through this journey is how people nearly always latch on to the simple and push aside the complex.  There have been times I've dedicated countless hours to creating a complex financial plan for someone (expecting them to be blown away with the level of detail), ...
Posted: Nov 07 2017 @ 6:08 AM
This past week I had the opportunity to attend FinCon 2017 in Dallas, TX.  This is a conference where financial media minds get together to share best practices, while also being a tremendous venue for financial technology companies to show off their latest and greatest developments.  From what I witnessed, there are some really cool advancements on the horizon to help us all make smarter moves with our money.  Below are ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 5:45 AM
Here is another edition of the Friday Top Five, where I post a top 5 list, following a quick and easy set of rules: Items listed must be financial in nature I must utilize the resources myself Each post will focus on a different topic/category The intent is to highlight some items that add value to my world, in hopes that you discover one or two of these resources might also provide you some benefit. ...
Posted: Oct 27 2017 @ 1:57 PM
No matter which happiness or quality of life ranking report you reference, Denmark sits at the top of each list. This intrigued me, so on my recent trip to Denmark I had the opportunity to ask some Danes about what makes them so happy.  Their responses were very modest (this is how they seem to be by nature, so no surprise there), but they all had a common theme: Contentment and humility ...
Posted: Oct 19 2017 @ 3:39 AM
This is another round of my Friday Top Five, where I will post a top 5 list, following a quick and easy set of rules: Items listed must be financial in nature I must utilize the resources myself Each post will focus on a different topic/category The intent is to highlight some items that add value to my world, in hopes that you discover one or two of these resources might also provide you some ...
Posted: Oct 12 2017 @ 2:47 PM
In an effort to keep tabs of performance, I've been tracking my rental property cash flows since I started making purchases early last year.  Here is where things stand through the third quarter of 2017.  Feel free to take a look under the hood. ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 9:26 AM
This is the first round of my Friday Top Five, where I will post a top 5 list, following a quick and easy set of rules: Items listed must be financial in nature I must utilize the resources myself Each post will focus on a different topic/category The intent is to highlight some items that add value to my world, in hopes that you discover one or two of these resources might also provide you ...
Posted: Sep 29 2017 @ 5:53 AM
This past week I attended the funeral of a man who was a really important part of my childhood.  When hearing word of his passing, naturally, I hit an emotional low.  Memories of the mentoring and lessons I learned from him came flooding back, along with feelings of guilt that I hadn't touched base in entirely too long.  Then, upon attending the funeral, I surprisingly hit an emotional high.  The ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 8:09 AM
When you hear the same question often enough and within a short period of time, I feel it's the cosmos' way of telling me that this particular topic needs to be addressed head on.  That query? What are your thoughts on buying real estate in an IRA? I get why the concept of buying property within an IRA is intriguing.  A lot of people want to get involved in real estate investing, ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 10:12 AM
Following up from my first household budget post here, it's time for the quarterly check-in to see where things now stand in route to tidying up the monthly living expenses. ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 7:46 AM

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