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99K Challenge: Rejection And Redirection

Net Worth Update Rejection & Redirection I was rejected from two the companies that I applied to, and it seems that another company that I applied to decided that my talents could perhaps be better suited in their R&D department…. Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Traveling for interviews

Net Worth Update   Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,723.46 RealtyShares 4,000.00 Taxable Brokerage 14,378.71 Roth IRA 6,655.01 I-bonds 10,022.00 Cash 5,862.00 AHP Fund 240.00 NetWorth: 46881.18 Not much to say This time around, I haven’t really made any new investments… Continue Reading →

Top Blogger’s Favorite Brokerages For Investing

Who’s your favorite brokerage and why? That’s the question I asked some bloggers.  Below, you’ll get to see each of their unique responses! The responses 1. I love Merrill Edge for those that have $50-100k to invest there. The give… Continue Reading →

Online Investing: 5 things everyone should know

Online Investing – 5 Key Things Everyone Should Know With the increasing number of online brokerages that are available, investing has never been easier. However, those who are just starting out can find themselves overwhelmed by all of these options…. Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Significantly Increasing My Traffic

Net Worth Update Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,690.00 RealtyShares 4,000.00 Taxable Brokerage 14,690.00 Roth IRA 6,475.00 I-bonds 10,022.00 Cash 4,572.24 AHP Fund 240.00 NetWorth: 45689.24 One thing to note is that my lendingclub investment is has suddenly turned out of… Continue Reading →

The difference between good and bad debt

Today, we have a guest post from Amy Nickson.  She’s here to talk about what kinds of debt are good, and what kinds of debt are bad.  Enjoy the post! Good & Bad Debt: Know them well to remain risk… Continue Reading →

Stockpile Review: Investing for the 99 percent

Solving Investor Problems – A Stockpile Review In this blog post, I’m going to do a thorough Stockpile review so that you can decide whether or not Stockpile is the brokerage you want to use to invest in stocks. (This… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: An Investing Course Idea

Net Worth Update Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,600.00 RealtyShares 4,000.00 Taxable Brokerage 14,793.00 Roth IRA 6,351.00 I-bonds 10,022.00 Cash 3,648.76 AHP Fund 240.00 NetWorth: 44654.76   Job Update I think that my interview for Regeneron went decently and I may… Continue Reading →

5 Successes, 5 Mistakes, & 5 Lessons from a retired MBA

This post comes from Erith who blogs at Cracking Retirement about having fun after retiring, making the most of her money, travelling far and wide and enjoying her hobby: bashing metal. Erith is not a financial adviser and recommends you take professional… Continue Reading →

4 Tips To Overcome Fear When Investing

4 Tips To Overcome Fear When Investing When it comes to investing, the main reason most people don’t invest is because of fear. They fear losing the money they worked so hard for. I understand this fear when investing. Losing… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Cranking Up The Search

Net Worth Update Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,620.34 RealtyShares 4,000.00 Taxable Brokerage 15,049.00 Roth IRA 6,156.00 I-bonds 10,022.00 Cash 2,735.76 AHP Fund 240.00 NetWorth: 43823.1   Job Update I’ve started a new approach involving a 4 step process. Fill out… Continue Reading →

Investing in Yourself: The Best Investment On The Market

On this blog, I talk a lot about equity (stocks, bonds) investments you can make with your money.  However, that’s not the only type of investment you can make – you can also invest in yourself!  My friend Kraken Fireball… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Continuing My Employment Search

Net Worth Update Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,572.34 RealtyShares 4,000.00 Taxable Brokerage 14,852.76 Roth IRA 6,334.45 I-bonds 10,022.00 Cash 1,874.00 AHP Fund 240.00 NetWorth: 42895.55   My unemployment funds are running out For some reason, I was only entitled to… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Time In The Market

Net worth Update   Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,634.55 RealtyShares 2,000.00 Taxable Brokerage 16,660.82 Roth IRA 6,147.39 I-bonds 5,022.00 Cash 3,878.63 Motif Investing 2,083.48 AHP Fund 240 NetWorth: 41666.87   Net worth changes I’ve done a lot of investing over… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge – The Second Inflation Bond

Net Worth Update   Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,605.00 Taxable Brokerage 6,600.44 Roth IRA 4,113.44 T-IRA 1,830.81 I-bonds 5000 Cash 15,019.48 Motif Investing 2077.63 NetWorth: 40,246.80 Round 2 Of I-bonds Back in November of 2016, I purchased a I-bond with… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: I was let go

Net Worth Update:   Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,522.90 Taxable Brokerage 6,668.46 Roth IRA 4,041.00 T-IRA 1,820.00 I-bonds 5000 Cash 15,069.48 Motif Investing 2031 NetWorth: 40,152.84 My time with Enterprise Automation is over March 10, 2017, I was officially let… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Thematic Investing With Motifs

Net-Worth Update   Asset/Liability Value LendingClub (Roth) 5,522.90 Taxable Brokerage 6,592.56 Roth IRA 4,077.60 T-IRA 1,829.56 I-bonds 5000 Cash 3,560.81 Motif Investing 2501 NetWorth: 29,084.43 Motif? A motif is a theme, a subject, some form of commonality.  Some people over… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Obtaining Infinite Korean BBQ

Net Worth Update:   Asset/Liability Value LendingClub 5,501.04 Schwab 12,284.81 I-bonds 5000 Cash 3184.38 Debt 0 NetWorth: 25,970.23 An ingenious plan spurred with greed I love Korean BBQ.  Its perhaps my favorite style of meat to consume.  What I don’t… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Real Estate & Municipal Bonds

99K Challenge Update Asset/Liability Value Investments 17,555.98 Cash 5,209.20 Debt 0 NetWorth: 22,765.18   I’ve got 5K cash – what to invest in? I want to invest in something, but, I’ve exhausted all of my tax-advantaged options.  I’ve already committed $11K… Continue Reading →

Online Entrepreneurship & Side Hustles: So Many Lessons, So Little Time

The following is a guest post by Steven Goodwin from myfamilyonabudget.com.  He’s taken entrepreneurship into his own hands and quite a few lessons to share today! Online Entrepreneurship & Side Hustles: So Many Lessons, So Little Time Being an online… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Lending money to strangers

Net Worth Update: Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A 0 Investments 17,588.71 Student Loan B 0 Cash 3,896.23 Student Loan C 0 Total 0 Total 21,484.94 NetWorth: 21,484.94 Lending money to strangers?! Yeah, that’s essentially what I’m going to… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Analyzing My Investment Portfolio

Net – Worth Update Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A 0 Investments 12,073.27 Student Loan B 0 Cash 7,216.63 Student Loan C 0 Total 0 Total 19,289.90 NetWorth: 19,289.90 My Portfolio Today, I want to talk about all the… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Becoming A Bank

Net – Worth Update: Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A 0 Investments 11,807.13 Student Loan B 0 Cash 4,973.24 Student Loan C 0 Total 0 Total 16,780.37 NetWorth: 16,780.37 A fortunate 4K? A really, really long time ago, my… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Foolishly Eliminating Student Loans

Net-Worth Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A -0.37 Investments 11,668.70 Student Loan B -5500 Cash 9,046.11 Student Loan C -5500 Total -11000.37 Total 20,714.81 NetWorth: 9,714.44 Student Loans Upon graduating college, I had $14,500 worth of student loans to… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Investment planning for 2017

Net-Worth Update: Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A -0.37 Investments 10,866.05 Student Loan B -5500 Cash 7,946.52 Student Loan C -5500 Total -11000.37 Total 18,812.57 NetWorth: 7,812.20 Now until the end of 2016 Currently I’m just planning on holding… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge: Looking Into Real Estate

Net-Worth Update Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A -0.37 Investments 5,650.33 Student Loan B -5500 Cash 11,738.00 Student Loan C -5500 Total -11000.37 Total 17,388.33 NetWorth: 6,387.96 Something to note is that I finally have enough cash to pay… Continue Reading →

99K Challenge – A Dummy’s Investment Strategy

Net Worth Update Liabilities Value Assets/Cash Value Student Loan A -0.37 Investments 4,666.24 Student Loan B -5500 Cash 9,744.06 Student Loan C -5500 Total -11000.37 Total 14,410.30 NetWorth: 3,409.93 Slowly and steadily, it seems like my net-worth is going up…. Continue Reading →

99K Challenge – Breaking Apple’s Swift Software

From negative to positive My net worth has officially went from negative to positive.  I still have 11K in student loans to pay off, but they still have 3 months of grace period left on them, so I plan on… Continue Reading →

The 99K Challenge – Screw Debt, Chase Opportunity

What This Series Is Going To Be About This series is going to be my story about growth, possible entrepreneurship, and journey to accomplish a 99K challenge.  I’m going to write about the skills that I obtain, the problems I try to solve, my investment… Continue Reading →

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