• Borrowing,  Financial Freedom,  Making Money

    How to Double Your Money in a Year

    If you could double $1,000 every year for 10 years, you’d be a millionaire. Doubling your money in a year is something that sounds easy when you say it out loud, but when you realize that this means you would have to get a 100% return on your money it doesn’t sound as easy. If you put your money in the stock market, you’ll be lucky to get 20% on that investment in a year. So how on Earth could a person invest their money and have a pretty high confidence that they’ll double their money in a year or less? I’m in the process of attempting to double a $100,000 investment and I’ll tell you exactly how I plan to do it in about 9 months. Plus I’ve got a few other ideas to share with you. These aren’t…

  • Cash Flow,  Financial Freedom,  Making Money

    How To Get 30 Percent ROI On Your Investments

    Yes it is possible to consistently get 30% ROI on your investments, but it’s not possible through your typical methods of investing. In the five years since I’ve started investing seriously, I’ve seen that returns of nearly 30% are possible in real estate. And we’ve achieved that mostly through investing in Airbnbs. I also have investor friends who have seen returns even far greater than 30% through purchasing businesses. So let’s look at the two repeatable ways I’ve seen investors get 30% ROI or better, and maybe some examples of other huge returns that may not be as repeatable. Can You Consistently Get 30% in the Stock Market? For someone to get 30% ROI over a long period of time in the stock market is truly exceptional. Many consider Warren Buffet to be the greatest investor who ever lived, and…

  • Cash Flow,  Making Money

    The Three Rules Anyone Can Use To Save Money

    An argument could be made that there is really only one way to save money, by spending less than you currently spend. However, I don’t think this observation is particularly helpful. It’s quite easy to come up with examples of money saving habits, but each example only applies to some, not all. I wanted to come up with a few generic rules that can be applied to everyone. Here’s my attempt at creating the three rules that anyone can use to save money. Budget Reduce recurring expenses Rework your debt Before we get started, let’s set up an example that we can reference throughout the article. Here’s your imaginary finances: Income: $2,000 per month Mortgage: $700 per month Student loan: $400 per month Rule #1: Budget (of any kind) First and foremost, a person must have an awareness of what…