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Give. Earn. Live.
Making Money
Recovering from failure, investing, focused living, starting an online business, creating your own bank, entrepreneurship
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Carbondale, Illinois, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Guest post by Andrei Polgar, author of the ​The Age of Anomaly: Spotting Financial Storms in a Sea of UncertaintyA lot of advice that's floating around the Internet, for example theidea of smart diversification (which I support as well by the way),are unfortunately not all that useful to the average person becausesure, a wealthy individual […] The post A No-Nonsense Guide to Financial Preparedness for the Average Debt-Ridden Household appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 1:42 PM
Many years ago I was preparing to leave for the United States Military Academy, and a family friend asked if he could meet with me.  He had gone to the United States Naval Academy, and wanted to share some words of encouragement and advice with me.The one thing that has stood out to me most […] The post How to unscrew your life appeared first on Give. Earn. Live.. ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 11:52 PM
check How to pick and invest in individual stocks automatically using your budget check Support your investments every time you shop check Become financially independent earlier with higher returns (i.e. 12% plus)...does budget-based investing provide higher returns than index fund investing'  I sure hope so! check Make investing great again with a super cool platform […] The post <thrive_headline click tho-post-597 tho-test-5>Introducing budget-based investing…using M1 Finance</thrive_headline> appeared first on Give. Earn. ...
Posted: Dec 24 2017 @ 12:19 AM
Someday soon you may have $1,000,000 to invest. For some of us...not so soon!  🙂 How would you invest it'  Enter your ideas at www.howtoinvestamillion.com for a chance to win "best portfolio" for $1,000,000.Here's my entry! […] The post How to Invest a Million appeared first on Give. Earn. Live.. ...
Posted: Sep 24 2017 @ 1:12 AM
1. Register With FINRACost: $165​http://testenrollment.finra.org/NASAA​You will receive a confirmation e-mail after registering with an assigned ID number you will need to sign up for the test in step 2 below: […] The post <thrive_headline click tho-post-519 tho-test-4>So you want to become a RIA? How to prepare for the Series 65:</thrive_headline> appeared first on Give. Earn. Live.. ...
Posted: Sep 17 2017 @ 7:37 AM
Fall 2015​In the fall of 2015, I was ready to pack it in.  I had two businesses going, things were OK financially, but I was burnt out.  I decided I was going to try to work for Dave Ramsey.  I applied to a couple jobs on his website, started thinking about closing my businesses, and […] The post <thrive_headline click tho-post-298 tho-test-3>Investing for all seasons…with Stocks, Real Estate, Gold, Bonds</thrive_headline> appeared ...
Posted: Jul 24 2017 @ 1:43 AM
I’m going to make a bold statement. I think the purpose of life isn’t in fact the number 42…the purpose of life is to reverse entropy. When you wake up each morning, ask yourself, “How can I reverse entropy today'”I’ve been told one can’t reverse entropy, so I’m going to try to prove (un-scientifically, more […] The post reversing entropy…and lessons we can learn from lukewarm coffee appeared first on Give. ...
Posted: Jun 25 2017 @ 2:47 AM
A priority of this blog is to write about priorities…doing things in the order of their importance.The title mostly relates to prioritizing the use of money, but I also enjoy studying how to prioritize our other resources: time and ourselves. The three major resources of life are: Money, Time, Ourselves.What do I mean by ourselves' — self-improvement, […] The post Why Give. Earn. Live.? About the title… appeared first on Give. Earn. ...
Posted: Jun 25 2017 @ 2:46 AM
Investing is one of those things that is difficult to keep simple. If you want to understand it better and decide to research and study it, you come to realize that you know even less and that there’s so much more to learn. Kind of like quicksand, the more you struggle, the worse it gets…nope, […] The post Simplifying Investing appeared first on Give. Earn. Live.. ...
Posted: Jun 25 2017 @ 2:46 AM
What emotion comes to mind when you read the title' Would you describe it as mostly good or mostly bad'If its bad, skip this post…there are seasons for minimalism, and if you’re not in the right season, there are other things to be focusing on…like investing, or reversing entropy.If the idea of minimalism DOES bring […] The post <thrive_headline click tho-post-65 tho-test-1>minimalism.</thrive_headline> appeared first on Give. Earn. Live.. ...
Posted: Jun 22 2017 @ 8:41 AM


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