The Case for Paying Yourself First

Paying yourself first is a very popular phrase I came across when reading the Automatic Millionaire by David Bach. He also happens to be the one who created the movement around the “latte factor” but that’s one topic that deserves its own discussion. Continue reading

Three Don’ts Of An Investment Strategy

If you read my post about investing now, I wonder how you felt once you finished reading through it. Instead of me speculating about your perception, I called a buddy of mine to get some constructive feedback. As it turns out his comment was that he felt the post was too bossy. Continue reading

An Overview of Investment Vehicles

I hope we can all agree there are three ingredients for building wealth regardless of how much money you make. When these three elements are combined and mixed seamlessly, they have the power of creating an explosive reaction that will yield fantastic results for you. On top of it all, you have the power of “compounding” which acts a catalyst to accelerate the rate at which your money will grow with time. Continue reading

Keep Calm but Start Investing Now

Net worth: The holy grail of all Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Before getting into the details of what net worth is and why it’s critical for achieving FI, is important to take a step back and understand Key Performance Indicators and the role they play in providing important information to not only determine but explain our progress towards meeting our individual goals. Continue reading

If you fail to plan then plan to fail

I’d like to think we are all Project Managers in charge of managing the most important asset we have … our lives. Think about it, you can plan your education, your professional career, higher education, going out on a date and even your next vacation. What do all these things have in common or more importantly, what do they require? Continue reading

What is Financial Independence?

I’ve been thinking about this post all week long…..Financial Independence (FI): what is it? but most importantly what does it mean to me?. If this blog is meant to be a resource for you I think is appropriate we set the stage around FI. Continue reading

A Journey to Financial Independence

My relationship with money hasn’t always been the best. Before you keep on reading allow me to provide some context and elaborate on specific topics that aim to support my initial statement. Continue reading