Real Estate

My friend Drew recently reached financial independence at the age of 29 after purchasing four properties over the past 5 years. The rental income from these four properties exceeded his monthly expenses by about $2,000. This means he can live completely off of his rental...

Having investments in the stock market or mutual funds can be key to your financial future. However, it has to be done responsibly and should be started early to take advantage of compounding interest. Furthermore, I’m sure many of you have thought about real estate as...

I first entered the real estate market in 2010. South Carolina was a relatively easy place for a 24-year-old to buy a house. Especially with the help of the first time homebuyers tax credit. Interest rates weren't the lowest, but banks were giving out loans with very...

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we get to learn about out of state rental property investments and building a real estate empire. We are stoked to have Rick (they asked to remain...

Welcome to Millennial Money's "Money Review Series". Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today, we review...

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...

I bought my first house-hack at age 24. I moved into a duplex that I purchased in foreclosure. The duplex cost $240,000, and I was able to purchase it with a 5% down FHA loan, meaning that I brought just $12,000 to closing, which was...

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%...

I'm not going to waste your time. This post could make you a ton of money. Analyzing whether to rent or buy using this simple process has made me a lot of money. It's simple, free, and easy to follow. Deciding whether it's better to rent or...

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