Divnomics

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The Cash Flow Index to Financial Independence

If you have ever played Monopoly or the Kiyosaki Cash-flow Game, you know the most important part of winning either game is having enough assets that …

Hooked on Podcasts – My Personal Favorites For 2018

<i>Photo by Malte Wingen on Unsplash</i><p>I’m hooked. I always thought podcasts were fun to listen to and hid a world of information. And it is!<p>I started …

Rethinking the Retirement Manifesto

With so many blogs, coaches and gurus telling you how to retire early, it’s no surprise that many are following the footsteps of those who have …

Retirement

Monthly Dividend and Real Estate update – July 2017

The past month has been flying by like crazy. The plans for the wedding are really taking shape and I’ve, completely unexpected, bought a wedding …

The Wide Spectrum of Saving Money

If you choose to be less dependent on a job, having a big debt to pay off or have a specific goal you have to save money for, you want to put some …

Three Types of Real Estate Investors

The magic words were spoken somewhere in February of this year… What if we would invest in real estate?<p>And so we did. In the midst of July, we bought …

Keeping a Critical Mind when Financial Advice is Given

Since we have been starting looking into real estate, we’ve been eager to get as much knowledge on it as we could. So when the opportunity presented …

Investing

Investing in Real Estate – The Basics: Finding The Sweet Deals

With investing in stocks we know you can not time the market. With real estate, there is no difference. You can, however, check out how the market is …

Real Estate

Procrastinating on Your Job? Bad Idea

When we started invested almost 3 years ago, our first objective was to get rich(er). We started buying stocks of which we believed would reach up to …

Retirement

Minimalism: It Is All About Simplicity

As we are making progress and reaching out to others we notice a lot of people who are decluttering, for several reasons. It will clear up space in …

Minimalism

How Value and Price Are The Same, Yet Entirely Different…

A few weeks ago a question about value and price that Mr. Divnomics had in one of his classes set off an interesting discussion. We talked about this …

Going Minimal – How Less Can Mean More

We’re all downsizing, saving and living frugally. The reason for this is to live a life without too much consumerism and building wealth for the long …

A company cuts their dividend, now what?

We had our first encounter ever with a dividend freeze within our portfolio. I know, It’s not so bad though, imagine they would have cut their …

Monthly dividend & portfolio update – March 2017

What a month. So many things have happened, both financially and personally. We just got back from a 2-week vacation. So what do you do when you’re …

Do what you love – even if it costs you money

In the past few months I investing many euros and hours towards getting something I’ve wanted for a very long time: a motor license. I couldn’t be …

Personal Finance

The unavoidable combination of investing & emotion

Everyone will say you this: in order to become a better investor, don’t let emotion overtake your decisions. But, we’re human beings. We are made out …

The 10 must-read business books for 2017

<b>Tools of Titans –</b> <i>by Tim Ferris</i> <br>Tim Ferris is well known of the 4-hour workweek and has written a new book about the tactics, routines and habits of …

Dividend & Portfolio update – January 2017

A new month comes with new numbers! Well, the metrics remain the same, but we are pleasantly surprised how far we have come the past year. In January …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

Time Management

Salman Khan: These 3 Ideas Will Completely Change How Education Works

Underemployment may be a thing of the past.<p><i>How will education change in the next 10 years? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Salman Khan, Founder, Khan Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>Mastery</b> …

The 5 Secrets of Today's Billionaires (And What They Have to Teach You About Producing More With Less)

Here is a simple list of the five most essential behaviors that the world's most successful entrepreneurs regularly engage in that helps them succeed on such a grand scale.<p>The world today is different in many ways, one key way is how the most successful business leaders have learned to break the …

Warren Buffett's 10 Best Pieces of Advice Ever

Warren Buffett is arguably the best-known, most respected investor of all time. Buffett is also known for his folksy charm, and his memorable quotes …

How to profit when the market dips

A wall of money is patiently watching from the sidelines as both small and professional investors wait to inject potentially hundreds of billions of pounds into the stock market - when the time is right.<p>So when does that magic moment arrive? Most investment managers will tell you it is impossible …

10 of the best quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

Charlie Munger doesn't talk much. But when he does, you sure better listen.<p>That's why I've compiled a list of the 10 best Charlie Munger quotes.<p>Munger's responses to questions usually come in the form of witty one-liners and even have their own nickname: "Mungerisms".<p>These 10 best Charlie Munger …

Investing

New stock additions in January – SBUX & AGN

After the Trump rally in the end of 2016, now it just seems a lot of people don’t know yet what to expect. Very recent events has shown us that …

The Pursuit Of Meaning, Not Happiness Is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner</i><p>If you are feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, or can’t lose yourself into your present work, you’re not alone — many people are in the same boat.<p>Tom Path, …

Happiness

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

The effects of instant gratification on millennials…

The millennial generation consists of persons born in between 1980 and 2000. The term ‘Millennial’ was coined up by Strauss and Howe in 1987.<p>But what …

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