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  • what is bitcoin

    What is Bitcoin and Why Do I Hate it?

    I’ve been the target of jokes among my friends because I’ve been quite vocal about why I hate Bitcoin. Now that the hype is over, I thought I would write something that answers the 2 questions people ask me the most about it: What is Bitcoin and why do I hate it? Most important, at…

  • The Millennial Mindset That Could Lead to Financial Ruin

    I read a report a few days ago that, to be honest, scared me to death financially. I have to address it because if its true, Millennials are setting themselves up for financial ruin later in life—and by later in life I mean during retirement but potentially pre-retirement as well.

  • The $100,000 Mistake You’re Probably Making

    Yes, for real! I said $100,000!!! I didn’t come up with the headline just to make you click on the article. It’s a real number. Anything you’re not doing on your own, comes with fees, right? When you pay somebody to fix your car, you’re paying for the parts but the labor costs are much…

  • Should You Use a Ramsey Financial Adviser?

    People who know me will tell you that I’m a big Dave Ramsey fan. He’s done a fantastic job of helping people take control of the biggest financial problem plaguing this country: debt. But there’s one area of his program that I don’t like: His thoughts on Investing. As I write this, I just finished…

  • Retirement

    How Much Should I Save for Retirement?

    Let me be blunt: If you don’t know the answer to this question, you’re setting yourself and your family up for potential disaster. If you don’t know the goal, you can’t set up a plan to reach it. If you don’t have enough money when you’re no longer able to work, you face a potential…

  • How Does a Mutual Fund Work?

    Hey…don’t feel bad that you’ve heard of mutual funds but you have no idea what they are. Some financial professionals don’t know what a mutual fund is either; they just know how they work…kind of. How does a mutual fund work? Here it is in easy to understand terms.

  • What’s The Deal With Build My Kingdom?

    Build My Kingdom is about helping you build your financial kingdom through education and encouragement. You don’t have to be a financial expert; you just have to know the right questions to ask, have a reasonable idea of the right answer, and put that knowledge to work through good decisions and sacrifice.