Month: December 2019

Easy Steps You Can Take to Retire in Your 30s

In my 20s, I moved to New York City. Though I am not a big spender, New York was eating into my $85,000 investment banking salary. I was spending $3,000 a month in rent, $600 in food, and almost $2,700 in taxes. I calculated my projected retirement date based on

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Top Tips Travelling to Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the best sea-side destinations in Mexico. With more than a dozen beaches and spectacular sights to see, it is an excellent winter getaway. I had the chance to go for this most recent Christmas and had a blast. I arrived on 12/24 and left on

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Why is Real Estate Such a Good Investment?

Real estate investing (unlike many other investments) has four levers to make you money: appreciation, cash flow, debt pay down, and its tax benefits. Let’s dive into each of the return levers: 1.  Appreciation Appreciation is how much the property value increases over time. 1. According to Case-Shiller Home Index,

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Ways to Use Debt to Build Wealth

First of all, debt is a tool of financial management. It adds financial risk because of interest and principal payments you make to the lender. However, not all debt is harmful. Sometimes, it can improve your financial situation. A simple litmus test can be applied to whether you should take

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Top Tips Travelling to Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is a sprawling metropolis that is used to seeing more business travelers than tourists. With wide avenues, tall skyscrapers, and over 20 million people, I consider it Latin America’s “New York.” My first time in Sao Paulo was in September 2015. Since I do business in Brazil, I

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Top Tips Travelling to Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has everything: miles of beaches to trendy restaurants, beautiful men and women, and wonderful nature experiences. My first time in Rio was in June 2015. It was also my first time in Brazil, and the experience was magical. Since then, I have been back almost a dozen

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Even More Travel Hacks!

Previously, I wrote a comprehensive list of travel hacks which you can see here: Part 1 and Part 2. However, we have rounded up even more travel hacks to help you travel! Booking (1)  When booking flights and hotels, enable private browsing mode. Travel sites track visitors using cookies and

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Most Useful Travel Hacks: Part 2

Over the last year, I traveled to seven different countries. That being said, I learned some interesting ways to be headache-free while traveling abroad. You can see hacks 1-6 in the prior post. In this post, I will be talking about hacks 7-15. 7. It is OK to Recycle Your

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Most Useful Travel Hacks: Part 1

Over the last year, I traveled to seven different countries and tried to be as minimal as possible. I learned some very interesting ways to be efficient while traveling abroad, which I will share below in no particular order. 1.  Have Jet Lag? Use Melatonin The first topic that comes

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Incognito Mode Is Not Private. Do This Instead

Big tech giants and online advertising companies use a ton of tools to track you around the web. These include cookies, device logging, fingerprinting, and even share buttons. One of the most common ways people think they can hide their activity is incognito mode. This opens a browsing window where

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How I Lost $30,000 Trading and What I Learned

I started trading stocks in January 2017 using Robin Hood. Over the next 3 months, I made 20% ROI and lost it all in a week. Then I gained 30% on 10 trades the following month. Over the next year, I lost and gained thousands of dollars, changed the entire

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Why Tesla’s Cyber Truck Might Flop

The Cybertruck is a pickup truck for people who do not need a pickup truck. One of Tesla’s core accomplishments has been to change the public’s idea of what and who electric cars are for. The company’s most successful models have dramatically expanded its addressable market, reaching swaths of buyers

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8 Lessons I Learned Making $100,000 Online

I recently passed the $50,000-a-year earnings mark for online earnings, and I now make about $6,000 online every month. I do not like to talk about money, but I find throwing out figures like $6,000 per month piques interest rather quickly. Below are the nine steps that got me there:

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