Future Value of Investments Calculator

Friday, December 14

The future value calculator automatically computes the future value of periodic monthly investments. This allows you to adjust a few parameters and determine the final value of your investment goal.To use the calculator simply plug in;an initial investment amount - the savings/investments you alr...


The Retirement Gamble

Monday, November 12

Are you a long term investor in the stock market? Even if you are a successful real estate investor, the odds are the stock market is going to play a an important role in your retirement strategy. In the BiggerPockets-publised book Retire Early with Real Estate by Chad Carson, 52% of the surveyor...


How to Stay the Course in Tough Times

Monday, November 12

In times of uncertainty and chaos fortunes are made. Warren Buffett says, “Buy when there’s blood in the streets.” But how do you know what you should buy? How do you sort through the myriad investment options to decide which investment is right for you? The answer is surprisingly simple…A plan. ...


Why KnowFitness Had No Business

Monday, November 12

I co-founded KnowFitness, a health and fitness business, with a college roommate our last semester at Marietta College. We shared a passion for health and fitness as well as helping people. What else do you need to start a successful business? We knew it would be hard work but we had no idea we w...


The Reality of the American Dream (the How & the Cautions)

Monday, November 12

According to our parents’ generation, owning a home will be the biggest investment we ever make. It's the American dream to own a home with a white picket fence where you and your significant other can raise your two kids and the golden retriever. However, there are responsibilities to home owner...


How I Negotiated my Girlfriends Car (the Dealer Lost Money!)

Monday, November 12

It’s natural to want to trust someone that looks and acts professional. There was a study replicated on Jason Silva’s hit TV show Braingames which indicated people are more likely to trust someone if they look (and dress) the part. The study had a reporter (not a real reporter) telling random mal...