Michael Alexander

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I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

The secrets millionaires teach their kids

Success breeds success, and former tennis player turned author, speaker and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent 30 years studying exactly …

Basic Guide To Successful Investing - Part I

<b>Introduction</b><p>A few years ago I wrote a very popular series of articles about how I created my own portfolio over a lifetime. As time passes I …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Why you have to train your children to save money before they reach 7 - and a fun way to do it

A third of people in the UK have problem debts and more than 16 million of us have less than £100 in savings.<p>That is the shocking state of our …

7 lessons I learned from tracking my net worth for 14 years

I've been tracking our net worth like a weirdo since I started working in 2003.<p>That's over 14 years of data. Sweet sweet data.<p>That first row is so simple. 2 bank accounts, 1 brokerage account, and what I considered an impressive net worth of $8,745.69.<p>Except I didn't do it right. I only recorded by …

How to Trade Bitcoin in 2018

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What someone drives, wears, or earns won't tell you anything about their wealth — and most people don't ask the question that will

Have you ever asked yourself the question, "Am I wealthy?"<p>If you're living paycheck to paycheck and have tens of thousands of dollars in debt, then the answer is pretty simple. No, you're not wealthy.<p>But, if you've been reading this blog for a few years, have gotten yourself out of debt, and …

Actually Cool Things to Do When Someone Visits Boston

We know the drill: Your hard-to-impress friends or family are coming to visit, and you’re suddenly panicked about how to entertain them. What will …

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4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

The 9 Best Personal Finance Books to Buy in 2018

It's time to start managing your money better<p>Updated September 20, 2018<p><i>We are committed to researching, testing, and recommending the best products.</i> …

One-Step

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

If you’re looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips are closely …

Self-improvement

If you want to retire early, follow these 6 savings life hacks from people who actually did

Saving your money is key to retiring early, but it's not the only thing that will get you there.<p>In fact, for many people seeking financial independence — and those who have achieved it — it's often a mindset shift that does the trick.<p>Below, we highlight some of the best advice early retirees have …

Lifehacks

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

8 Best Personal Finance Apps of 2018

Managing money, sticking to a budget and even handling investment decisions are easier than ever before with today's crop of personal finance …

Apps

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

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