What stories do the stock markets tell us about companies? In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Alex Mason, host of the Stock Stories Podcast. I only started to listen to his podcast about stocks and investing recently and really enjoy learning more about every company. While he focuses mostly on S&P500 companies … More How to Start Investing in Individual Stocks with Alex
Can You Become FI in Belgium? In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Sébastien Aguilar, he is the community builder behind simplyFI.org, Impactivated, and FIREBelgium. Sébastien is our first Belgian guest and he is coming with quite the story: He went from being broke even borrowing money from his younger brother to become … More The Simple Path to Financial Independence with Sébastien
Apple and Tesla announced their stock split, what does that mean to you as an investor?
Apple announced their 4 for 1 stock split last week and as I started to write about it, Tesla announced their 5 for 1 stock split as of this Tuesday as well! Perfect, let’s kill those 2 birds in one blog post! … More Apple and Tesla announced their stock split, what does that mean to you as an investor?
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Dee from Kids Money Academy.
When Dee introduced herself in the Fincon community she mentioned her website which directly intrigued me. I believe that teaching kids about money is very important for their future!
We will mainly discuss the importance of instilling a positive money mindset to your kids from a young age and how to get started. Dee will also share tips on how to talk to your kids about the current coronavirus situation. We will touch upon the Kids Money Academy as well and we end the show with a special money saving tip you would never had thought of before ! (It will not apply to everyone though) … More How to talk to your kids about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and still instill a positive mindset with Dee
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Doug Nordman (AKA “Nords”) and his daughter Carol Pittner.
Both of them have had military careers as navy officers (Carol is a reservist at the moment) and Doug has been retired since 2002 at age 41! Carol is currently in her late 20s and already rapidly approaching financial independence as well.
We will discuss what it feels like to be retired at a young age, how Doug worked his way towards Financial Independence before the FIRE movement was a thing. We will exchange both interesting and fun anecdotes with Carol on how it was to grow up in a money-savvy environment. Topics will include frugality, Financial Independence, financial literacy throughout childhood, investing in the stocks markets through various recessions,…so all in all a lot of valuable information brought to you in an easy to understand conversation. Even though I do not have kids myself I really like the topic of teaching kids about money, because childhood to me is where your core beliefs and thoughts about money (and other topics) will be shaped. So it all starts from there. … More What early retirement feels like and how to make your kids money savvy with Doug and Carol
Ivan Liljeqvist from Ivan On Tech will walk us through the basics of Blockchain Technology and cryptocurrencies.
We will discuss what the Blockchain is all about, how Bitcoin works and what the use case is. We will also discuss the value of Bitcoin and if you should invest in it at all.
If you are here because you follow his channel or are a fellow Academy student, you are in for a treat as well: This will be the perfect episode to learn more about Ivan and what is happening under the hood at the Ivan On Tech “Headquarters! … More An introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology with Ivan
Virginia Elder from Happy Healthy Abundant shares her journey on how she got into a massive debt of $ 80,000 and how she fought her way out of it. … More How Virginia crushed an 80K debt
Just finished reading this quick and very practical read last week, and despite the “scammy-sounding” title I still thought this one was worth sharing on the blog with you! Take a look at it, the title and the cover of the book are great eye-catchers, aren’t they? Who would not want to lie in this … More Book review: The Automatic Millionaire
Friends, Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard of the hype around Bitcoin surging to unseen heights (up to 6500 EUR/7700 USD as of this morning) The topic has come up several times during recent conversations with friends, if you follow our Facebook page and Instagram account you saw that even … More Should you invest in Bitcoin?
Dear friends, Some of you may be at a crossroads in their career paths: Whether you are a high school graduate evaluating which higher education institution to attend or like my friend Franky who had already graduated from Uni and changed his career orientation in his late 20´s by taking an MBA at my Business … More Should you study Business to become rich?