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Donovan Morgan

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Name:
Financial Jiu Jitsu
Category:
Making Money
Tags:
Real estate, side hustle, flipping cars, personal finance, financial management, stocks, bonds, frugality, minimalism, quality of life, budgeting, credit card debt
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

You started investing at some point. Now we re-evaluate those decisions and see if they still hold true.  ...
Posted: Nov 17 2017 @ 8:00 AM
No one is too big to fall. ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 8:00 AM
On occasion it is best to ignore the details knowing that you have already handled them. Sometimes you need to enjoy the big picture and how the machine is functioning at a higher level.  ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 8:00 AM
I think of work for myself a lot like an investment.  Suppose for a second that you decide to invest $6,000 in the stock market, and you spend 2 hours a week watching stocks and making adjustments.  If you perform in line with economic averages today, you might end up with as much as $7,200 in a year (that's a 20% return - which is killer). Now suppose your name is ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 8:00 AM
I know it must seem like all of us financial guys are a broken record. Always preaching about some nonsense and invoking your guilt receptors nonstop. After reading our articles you probably get that same feeling of when you desperately needed to move out of your parents' house at the ripe age of 35. And for that I sincerely apologize son. Here are the broken record type things you will ...
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 8:00 AM
I got a call on Tuesday at about 430am. My drummer was quick to inform me that there was a fire burning (!!!) within about 5 miles of my house. I really appreciated that phone call. I proceeded to call my brother and spread the word and interestingly enough my mom didn't pick up her phone but I knew she was sleeping and likely safe since she was farther away ...
Posted: Oct 24 2017 @ 8:00 AM
So here I am minding my own business when up strolls an awesome weekend. I take it in stride and say to myself "holy crap what a great few days everything just seemed to go so damn well." I didn't lose an ounce of muscle mass or strength after dancing for ~24 hours in a 3 day span and eating pretty much whatever I could find during that time. It ...
Posted: Oct 18 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Alright so I wrote How much does it cost to get shredded? on 8/9/15 where I predicted I would be at 10% body fat later this month. Well guess what, I failed to meet that goal. First and foremost I would like to stress that the reason I didn't get there wasn't because I didn't have the willpower or drive or any of that nonsense, It was because of reasons. Tangible ...
Posted: Oct 11 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Ok world. In case you didn't notice, the tax code might actually be *gasp* changing sometime and the government could be the one implementing it. I say could because the government will absolutely drag their feet on pretty much anything they are going to try and make a huge deal out of it and then in the end they might not do anything anyways. This process is even applicable to simplification ...
Posted: Sep 29 2017 @ 8:00 AM
There are subtleties to purchasing real estate, and obtaining a mortgage, that I was blissfully unaware of.  Some of these subtleties put a monkey wrench in immediate plans I had to procure another house and rental property.  Namely, in what I imagine is an effort to reduce money laundering, all of the income on your bank statement has to be traceable for 60 days prior to approval.  This translates to ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 9:00 AM

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