Author: G. Brian Davis

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7 steps to financial freedom. No, really

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  Much has been written about the stages of financial independence (FI) in an effort to define financial freedom and the milestones along the way.   …

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This woman became a real estate millionaire before 30. Here’s how she did it

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  Before turning 30, Dandan Zhu reached financial independence and quit her day job. She still does some recruiting work and real estate investing on her …

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11 smart habits of the ultra-wealthy

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  When you think of wealthy individuals, do you think of playboy heirs and vapid heiresses? Perhaps slovenly lottery winners? People who just stumbled or lucked …

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12 creative ways to invest in real estate

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  With inflation soaring at levels not seen since 1981, everyone wants to invest in assets that protect against inflation. Assets like, say, real estate.   But …

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Is this real estate investment recession-proof?

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  Rental properties offer better protection against recessions than most investments. But that doesn’t make them completely recession-proof.   As you look for ways to protect …

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The hottest real estate markets of 2022 (so far)

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  The coronavirus pandemic saw many real estate markets leap upward. Some saw home prices jump over 40% in a single year!   Pick your reason …

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Can real estate help you retire early?

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While people have been retiring early since there was work to shirk, the “FIRE movement” went mainstream in the early 2010s, popularized by Mr. Money Mustache and a …

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How much to save if you want to retire early

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  How much do you need to save to retire young?   It depends on how quickly you want to retire and your target budget in …

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Greg & his family retired young. Here’s how they did it

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“I wanted to get money out of the way so I could spend my time with kids and a wife (I didn’t yet have.)” Greg Wilson …

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9 ways to invest $1K or less in real estate

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At the risk of stating the obvious, real estate costs a lot. That makes it expensive to invest in and difficult to diversify among real estate …

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The secret playbook for making money in real estate

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One of the largest sectors in both the U.S. and world economies, real estate offers countless ways to make money. You can invest in it, of …

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10 ways to live for free (even in a single-family home)

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I live for free. Before that, I only paid around 30% of my mortgage payment. How? By finding ways to have other people pay my housing …

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Life-changing real estate investing lessons

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At first I was afraid. I was petrified. That was me at 23, when it came to real estate investing. I was interested in it, and …

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11 ways money actually can buy happiness

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  People love to say “money can’t buy happiness.” But is that actually true? Or is it simply a narrative repeated so often we’ve come to …

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Investing myths you shouldn’t fall for

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 Yet they persist, largely because too many people consider money a “taboo” subject and avoid talking about it. Many of us also never question these assumptions, …