Nero Nguyen works as an analyst for a non-profit in the financial markets. He is a graduate from the University of Maryland with an MBA and a Master of Finance Degree. Nero has completed all three levels of the CFA Program. He currently manages a blog on finance and saving towards financial independence and early retirement.


Dividend Investing for Passive Income

Dividend investing is by far the the fastest way to start earning passive income, all else equal.

Receive $1,000 Per Month for $155,655 Capital Invested

Build a Monthly Dividend Income Portfolio using only $155,655 in capital and earn $1,000 per month.

Create Your Own Monthly Dividend Portfolio

Using Excel Solver, find an optimal combination of dividend stocks for your portfolio.

Do You Put Your Money Into Different Buckets?

That’s a psychological behavior called the Mental Accounting Bias.

Virginia College Savings Plan 529

Saving up for your kid’s future education using tax-sheltered accounts.

First Meal Prep Of The Year – Chicken and Rice – $2.44 Per Bowl

DIY Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Bowls. The ingredients cost less than $10 and each bowl costs $2.44.

6 Tips to Reduce Your Electricity Bill at Home

Follow these 6 quick easy tips to reduce your utility bills. These are small things that people often forget.

It’s Better To Invest in a 5-Year CD for 3 Years Than Buy a 3-Year CD

I looked up the interest rates on CDs at Ally Bank. I decided to do the math to find the best way to invest for 3 years.

Five Recession Proof Stocks For Your Portfolio

I’ve analyzed five dividend paying stocks that were resistant to the previous recession. These are additional safeguards to your portfolio.