On November 3, American voters will decide who sits in the oval office for the next four years. While things will certainly change between now and then, a recent poll from Reuters has former VP Joe Biden at 47% and President Donald Trump at 40% among registered voters. It also showed that voters rank the economy and healthcare as two ...

So you’re thinking of home remodeling because you want to make your home nicer during a pandemic. Or you are currently stuck in home remodeling hell and wondering why it’s taking so long. I’m so sorry! Let me explain to you why home remodeling always takes longer and costs more than expected. I’ve done four major home remodels before. None ...

A quick disclaimer, before we begin: I spent more than eight years in the financial services industry as both a licensed financial advisor (FINRA Series 7, 24, 27, and 66) as well as a licensed investment advisor representative. I also sat on the FINRA Small Firm Advisory Board. I left the industry in part because I do not believe that ...

By now you can probably tell we have a passion for real estate. Homebuying, investing, house hacking, etc. You’ve also probably heard of real estate crowdfunding but, like many, maybe you’ve dragged your feet. When we were introduced to Republic Real Estate (formerly known as Compound before their recent acquisition), it was through a mutual connection as a potential mentorship ...

When it comes to the stock market, we all know that slow and steady wins the race. You’ve probably seen enough Warren Buffet quotes on Instagram to know that the market is a marathon, not a sprint. But maybe you’re the type of person that doesn’t want to just “set it and forget it”. Maybe you’re a little bit of ...

The idea of hiring a financial advisor makes me very uneasy. “What’s the catch?” “This is too good to be true.” “Where’s the angle?” These are the battle cries of a man who has pledged not to be swindled, hornswoggled, or otherwise bamboozled. Perhaps it’s the Scorpio in me, but I am immediately suspicious of anyone trying to sell me ...

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is a philosophy of investing that involves investing money in companies that have a positive social impact. If you’ve ever heard the saying, “be the change you want to see,” this would be “fund the change you want to see in the world—while still making a profit.” Socially responsible investing is important for people (especially young, ...

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