The past few months have been Bitcoin mania. Bitcoin started the year under $1,000 per coin, and it recently flirted with the $20,000 mark. I first bought some when it was under $5,000, I know several people who picked some up under $1,000. Pretty incredible gains! Too incredible I would say. I’m no expert, but… Continue reading The Bitcoin Bubble
“What each of us calls our ‘necessary expenses’ will always grow to equal our incomes unless we protest to the contrary” – The Richest Man in Babylon When I first started working as a freelance web designer, I was making a fairly average salary. The cost of living in my area is quite expensive, so… Continue reading Breaking the Endless Make-More-Spend-More Cycle of Doom
I married my amazing wife, Jennie, 3 years after graduating college. We had a lot of great times together the next few years, including backpacking around the world for 6 months. We visited 10 countries, met some amazing people and had life-changing experiences. When we came back, it was time to settle in and start… Continue reading How We Paid Off $40,000 in Debt Using the Debt Snowball
I always thought real estate was a good investment, but I never really knew why. I just thought people who had a ton of money owned lots of real estate, and somehow that worked out well for them. Living in an expensive area like Southern California, my wife and I struggled saving enough for our… Continue reading What I Learned About Real Estate Investing After Buying My First Rental
Can we talk about retirement for a minute? It’s super important for business owners because we don’t have a pension, or a company sponsored 401k. I’ve talked to too many self-employed people who are in their 30s and have not started saving for retirement yet. This is a huge mistake. If you are self-employed, no… Continue reading What’s Your Retirement Plan?
Earlier this month my sales counter app for AppPresser ticked over to 7 figures. This is pretty exciting for me, it’s a major milestone for my career in selling products. It took us about 3 years to get to 1 million (not counting other revenue), and and it feels really good to reach this milestone.… Continue reading 7 Figures