Downsize Into Retirement This 2022 goal comes after a successful experiment from last year. I did really well with three short-term rentals so I proposed to my wife that we downsize into retirement by renting out our primary home as part of a plan for… Read More »New 2022 Goal – Downsize Into Retirement
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The Bucket Strategy A retirement bucket strategy is a way to plan for retirement by dividing your money into different buckets. It is a good idea to use this strategy if you want to have control over the allocation of your assets and the timing… Read More »Complete Guide to Retirement Bucket Strategy
Short Term Rental Challenge Earlier this year one of my goals was to try running short-term vacation rentals. You can say it was my 2021 short term rental challenge. I took two (2) of my long-term rental properties and changed them over to short-term rentals… Read More »2021 Short Term Rental Challenge Results
Crypto or cryptocurrency is a digital currency that uses cryptography to secure funds. This type of encryption makes it hard to counterfeit and avoid double-spending. Many cryptos are decentralized and use blockchain technology. They work like peer-to-peer networks and computers on the network enforce and… Read More »What Is Cryptocurrency? Otherwise Known As Crypto!
Before I get into my update on crypto and vacation rental investments let me say Merry Christmas. Usually, I’d be going to breakfast with my wife and kids to my wife’s aunt Bella’s house but my allergies started acting up yesterday. Since we travel next… Read More »2021 End-Of-Year Update – Crypto & Vacation Rental
There are many different factors involved when it comes to short term real estate investing. One key thing to consider before making any major decisions is to know your end goal. As Stephen Covey says in his book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People –… Read More »Tip #05: Know Your Short Term Real Estate Investing Goals
Short-term rentals are a unique type of industry and they have a specific clientele that is different from hotel guests or traditional renters. In short-term rentals, your targeted guest profile will be transient guests who typically stay for short periods of time and have a… Read More »Short Term Rental Tip #02 – Know Your Targeted Guest Profile
The short-term rental market is booming right now, so you need to understand how it works before investing in an investment property. First, short-term rentals or STRs are not hotels. With short-term properties, there are no long-term leases and guests come and go as they… Read More »Tip #01: Understand the Short-term Real Estate Market
Lately, I’ve been researching Bitcoin and the more I dig the more it makes me question what financial independence (FI) really is. It’s a question that is only made possible in our new world of digital currency. The truth is that today we don’t need… Read More »Does True Financial Independence Require Bitcoin?