How to Semi-Retire and Travel The World On $200,000

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Today I was reviewing historical returns on my Fundrise investments and realized they have done pretty well since I first started in 2016. For those that don’t know, Fundrise is a leading real estate crowdfunding platform for non-accredited and accredited investors. Founded in 2012, Fundrise pioneered the eREIT asset, a private diversified real estate investment …

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Essential Advice for Making Money Remotely

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Image via Unsplash Today’s guest post comes to us from Cherie Mclaughlin who blogs over at couchbasedbiz.com.  Thanks for your contribution Cherie. If you’d like to check out more from her head over to chouchbasedbiz.com If you are currently out of work or need to boost your income, there’s good news: The internet makes finding work more accessible …

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Well…I’ve been Canned. Again.

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The inspiration behind this site is my story of what happened to me in the 2008 financial collapse. The long version is here. The “Reader’s Digest” version is below: In 2008, I lost my job during what was the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Despite all my efforts to re-enter …

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How I earned $10,000 on Upwork

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The other day I checked my email and realized I got a congratulations email from Upwork. “You earned your first $10,000 on Upwork!” I hadn’t even really been paying much attention to earnings so I was surprised. These days I work full time and still do freelance on the side with Upwork and Fiverr to earn …

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Stock Market “experts” are full of it

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Any time there are big market moves in the stock market, the talking heads come out and always confidently proclaim things as if they have a crystal ball. The recent stock market dip that happened on December 24th, 2018 brought them out as usual. “This isn’t the bottom. There’s another 10 to 15 percent left …

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Healthcare in America is Simply Extortion

Many people know that the number one cause of US-based bankruptcy is medical expenses. But when talk of fixing this arises, debate typically is focused on who should shoulder the cost of insurance. Is it the individual? Is it the government? Should we have universal coverage? Single payer? I think the conversation needs to change. …

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