Collecting Wisdom

Collecting the best personal finance articles around the web.

From Poverty to the Ivy League: Lessons Learned

Losing my dad when I was 7 turned my life upside down. Yet somehow, I ended up at Harvard. Read more

The Newest Personal Finance Bloggers From 2018

Over 50+ new bloggers on the scene.

You Flipped the Script

People will keep trying to tell you what to do next. What will make you successful. What you can buy to make your life more enjoyable.

How to Make Your Significant Other Hate FIRE

Some tried-and-true methods to get them to stop listening to you, ignore all of your advice, and make them second guess being with you

How to Make Money as an Airbnb Host

This article/interview shows how one couple is offsetting part of their mortgage payment with a simple Airbnb side hustle

11 Ways to Invest in Real Estate (With or Without Buying Property)

A look at the pros and cons of different options for real estate investing.

Life, Death and Getting Drunk on FIRE

The moving target of how much is enough, when life throws some perspective your way.

“I traded a few pseudo luxuries, like name brand clothing, for the ultimate luxury. We have enough passive income to cover our bills.”

Jillian from Montana Money Adventures shares how her family went from $55,000 in debt to financial independence.

How to Invest $1,000 (And Double It!)

There are no get-rich-quick schemes to double your money overnight, but here are 5 ways to get above average returns on your money.

Will FIRE turn into “Fake Independence Rapidly Evaporating?”

Relax! We’re going to be fine, despite the recent stock market volatility!

Why Is It Difficult to Save Money? The Question Heard ‘Round the World

Below we’ll cover why saving money appears to be difficult and some simple tips to get you on track.

4 Things I Gave Up to Retire Early

Darrow shares 4 things he gave up to retire early.

It’s Official: I’m Leaving My Job. What’s Next?

After almost 8 years at my job, I’ve decided to part ways! Why? What am I doing? And a peak into my financials.

The Worst Investing Mistakes Every Beginner Should Avoid

Just getting started with investing? These are the worst investing mistakes beginners make and ones you should avoid for long-term success.

How to Start a Freelance Marketing Side Hustle

See how Todd made extra money, survived a job loss, and even leveraged his side hustle into a full-time job.

How to Use Reddit Churning for Travel Hacking

Learn about traveling the world for free, travel hacking, credit card churning, and the Reddit community which discusses it.

Visualizing the Lumpy Growth of the Stock Market

On the fits and starts in markets and in life.

How Pursing FIRE Has Changed How I Act At Work

I was conditioned from a young age to defer to authority.

7 Lessons and 2 Mistakes From My First 3 Months of Early Retirement

Adam from Minafi shares lessons learned and mistakes made in his first 3 months of early retirement.

Tax Reform 2018: Understanding the Changes

A guide to the major changes seen under tax reform.

40 Money Lessons Learned After 40 Years on This Earth

Marc from Vital Dollar shares 40 money lessons he has learned in 40 years.

The Guide To Equity Investing: How You Can Get Started

Looking to learn more about equity investing and how it can help you reach your financial goals? Here’s the complete guide

February 2019 Portfolio Review

A review of the latest month of returns on my portfolio including my top 5 holdings in each account!

February 2019 Dividend and Expense Review

I talk about investing my bonus, dividends for February and have a record savings rate month!