Robin Stanley

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The 1 Thing You Need to Do to Get Started as a Real Estate Investor

Here's what you need to know to get started at real estate investing.<p>Do you know why real estate investing is so hard for most people? Maybe it's not …

Real Estate

Have the Right Tools for Retirement

Five Steps That Will Make Post-Employment Easier<p>You wouldn’t play golf without a full set of clubs. Don’t go into retirement without a fully equipped retirement toolbox.<p>Retirement brings the freedom to explore a new stage of life. But for many, after years of working for others, it also means …

Retirement

How to Invest in Great Companies Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett didn’t become the world’s fourth richest person by accident — he is one of the most strategic and calculated investors of our time, …

The Only Basic Financial Advice You’ll Ever Need

If there’s one thing I am most proud of it’s that I became 100% financially independent (meaning I relied on no other entity or person for income or …

Financial Planning

How To Make Lots Of Money In Real Estate

Building The FS Hot Tub!<p>In 2014, I bought a fixer for about $714 / square a square foot in the Golden Gate Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Does The Retirement Buckets Strategy Really Work?

Many investors have either heard or read about the retirement income strategy that uses three buckets. Each bucket represents a pot of money with a time frame for its use. The first bucket is typically designated for years 1-5, the second for years 5-15, and the third bucket for 15+ years.<p>In …

What is the Rule of 72?

Have you heard of the Rule of 72? No it’s not something related to Breaking Bad. It’s a math formula. Before you go running from this page, hear me …

5 Tools That Can Help You Build Wealth for the Future

One of the difficulties associated with getting ahead when it comes to your personal finances is the fact that it can be hard to know where to start. Building wealth for the future is a daunting task.<p>The good news is that it doesn't have to be as hard as you think. With the right tools in your …

Quitting the Rat Race at Age 39

My husband’s office at the university is closing this fall. While he was offered another position (with a raise!), he turned it down and he’s taking …

Retirement

The Secrets to Making a $1 Million Retirement Stash Last

More and more Americans are on target to save seven figures. The next challenge is managing that money once you reach retirement.<p><i>More than three</i> …

How much do you know?

<i>Wealth & Lifestyle</i><p>Become a financial insider Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p>Legal Disclosure: Tony Robbins is the Chief of Investor Psychology at Creative …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities.<p>In your 20s, you feel invincible.<p>Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family.<p>However, your 40s are especially important because you are closing in on retirement.<p>Making a huge money mistake in …

Passively Investing in Real Estate is Critical for Retirement: BiggerPockets Investor's Corner

<i>Realtor.com is working with BiggerPockets.com, to bring beginning real estate investors helpful advice and tips for getting started in real estate.</i> …

Understanding economic cycles: An introduction

<i>This article is by staff writer William Cowie.</i><p><i>(Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational</i> …

How To Protect Your Retirement Assets From The Coming Crash

As a chronic prognosticator of doom, I’m often asked, “Do you heed your own warnings?” I sure didn’t the last time the stock market crashed. Despite forecasting the dot-com collapse in November 1999 (in an article titled, “Living in the Shadow of Vesuvius, The Dotcom Economy Parties On”) I froze …

Here's Your 3-Step 15-Minute Retirement Plan

With a plan, you're likely to save four times as much. And it doesn't have to be complex to be effective.<p>Want to get serious about preparing for …

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire

The road to wealth is littered with plenty of potholes. But you can avoid a flat tire, and smooth out your path to riches by using these 6 simple strategies.<p><b>Create a Personal Expense Account</b>Open a checking account just for household expenses with whatever's required to avoid monthly service fees …

Millennials Embrace Upstart Financial Brands

Tarik Ancrum, 27, began saving for retirement when he was 21 years old. He has a handful of go-to finance blogs and books, dabbles in the stock …

Retiring Before 40: How It’s Really Done -- With Less Money than You Might Imagine

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It’s the opposite of working till you drop: Retiring before 40. There’s no shortage of blogs written by people stating just …

Elon Musk Biography

Elon Musk Biography - A book on Tesla, SpaceX, & the quest for a fantastic future. (Startup Books, Space, and Books) Read the opinion of 18 …

From broke to billionaire

The woman behind the boom in shapewear is one of the youngest self-made female billionaires on the planet. But the path to Blakely's success took some detours.<p>In her earlier years she had designs on law school, but did poorly on the LSAT, even after taking it twice. She later applied to work at …

The Only Way to Get Really, Really Rich

No matter how you define rich, this is the only way to get there.<p>Want to be remarkably successful? Want to get really rich? (While there are many ways to feel "rich," in this case we're talking about monetary wealth.) Then check out this little gem of an investment opportunity.<p>It's a simple …

10 things rich people know that you don’t

As a financial adviser, I have occasionally found myself feeling envious of certain clients. Not because of their wealth — but because they were …

How Pat Flynn Made His First $3 Million In Passive Income

Pat Flynn is a passive income whiz.<p>Although he says he’s not an expert in the subject, he’s earned $3 million in the last six years by creating authoritative and helpful websites in areas as disparate as passing a green building exam, becoming a security guard, and establishing and growing a …