Investing

The two most frequent questions I get from Millennial Money readers are "what do you invest in" and "what are the best investing strategies?" I've received over 300 of those emails in the past month alone. The best investing strategies are one where you can maximize your...

MM Note: House Hacking is blowing up right now. We've written about house hacking before, but I asked one of the homies Jacob Perez, a Canadian house hacking master, to break down the basics so you could learn and share them with your friends. Jacob is...

MM Note: I like to showcase cool startups that are making it easier to invest, especially ones where I live in Chicago. I really like the Digs concept, which makes saving up for a down payment easier and thus homeownership more accessible. While they are...

Since some of you have been asking for my thoughts on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Originally published as "Bitcoin millionaire: Don't invest in bitcoin" on Dec 13, 2017 on CNBC.com I first invested $5,000 in bitcoin back in 2013 at $72 per coin and now own approximately 69.2...

One of the most frequent reader and media questions I get is "What's your favorite money app?" I've been using money apps since 2008 when I got my first iPhone and they've been insanely helpful in my early retirement journey. I estimate that I've tried over 300...

MM Note: This is a guest post from Todd Kunsman, a 29 year old who started his FIRE journey 3 years ago. Given the success of his first guest post 8 Steps To Financial Freedom, I asked Todd to follow it up and share his...

MM Note: I am so stoked to feature this guest post on house hacking from Scott Trench, the 26-year-old Denver author, and VP at BiggerPockets. This post provides an overview of house-hacking and financial freedom. We also had Scott on the Millennial Money podcast where he...

It's a cold Saturday night in Chicago and I'm huddled on the back porch of a three-floor walk-up chatting with a few friends about apartment hunting. In the past year, apartment rents have gone up 4.8% in Chicago and in the hot neighborhoods rents are up 15%...

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