Personal Finance Blog Posts

Cash Flow is King: Increasing your income through passive investments.

03 September, 2019

The last category is all about investing in passive income investments such as dividend-yielding securities and real estate. I also wrap up how different actions and strategies in one category can benefit and help strategies in other categories.

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Cash Flow is King: Increasing your income through your business.

26 August, 2019

This next category describes the aims of the entrepreneurial spirit, whether it be a small automated business that provides a modest but consistent income or a grand visionary start-up aimed at growing as fast as possible and capturing a large market space ultimately culminating in a successful IPO or acquisition.

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Cash Flow is King: Increasing your income through informational content.

19 August, 2019

Another viable but less dependent approach to producing more income on the side can be found in the world of delivering informational content online. The hours worked-income earned ratio can swing wildly in this arena and the low barrier of entry reduces the chance of success as more and more people frantically flood these spaces. However, if you manage to catch success in this category, you can bend the hours worked-income earned ratio in your favor to a considerable degree.

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Cash Flow is King: Increasing Income through a Side Hustle.

12 August, 2019

If you've maxed out the earning potential from your primary job and you're looking for opportunities to create more income during your hours outside of work; there are many different options in this second category which I will briefly explore.

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Cash Flow is King: Increasing Income through your Primary Job.

05 August, 2019

Once you have your spending habits under relative control, you can turn your attention to the variety of methods to increase your income. In this post, I outline some of the advantages and disadvantages of increasing your income within the category of your primary job.

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Cash Flow is King: Reducing Expenses

29 July, 2019

An effective financial life can be boiled down to the simple equation described as cash flow. There are two ways of effectively managing this metric by either reducing your expenses or increasing your income or both. In this quick post, I explain my own simple strategy for reducing expenses by auditing recurring scheduled expenses and optimizing areas of extreme spending.

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A Goal-Agnostic Strategy to Personal Finance

10 June, 2019

Sometimes, when you don't have a clear consensus on your ultimate goals. It's good to have a system in place that you can later adapt if necessary to accommodate almost any future financial goal. Here's mine.

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Was Paying Off My Car Early Worth It?

03 June, 2019

One of the first major purchases in everyone's life is a new(er) vehicle. Learn how I escaped unfavorable loan terms by refinancing and how upon reflection, I debate my decision to ultimately pay off the auto loan significantly earlier than the duration of the loan itself.

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Why I Left My Regional Bank

20 May, 2019

Another personal finance story about my discovery of the world outside my local brick and mortar bank and why I ultimately decided to leave it. And why you might want to do the same.

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Credit Card

13 May, 2019

The personal story about how I stopped avoiding credit cards and learned to utilize them for the benefit of earning a small amount on my everyday purchases.

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Personal Finance Booknotes

Rich Dad Poor Dad

14 October, 2019

The classic but controversial personal finance hit book that many point to as the beginning inspiration for their real estate investing aspirations. Buy Assets. Avoid Liabilities.

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Blake Adams is a writer, software developer, technical consultant, and financial independence enthusiast living in Oxford, MS.

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