Exploring Money Memories: From Bear to Bull with Ilona

“Who is Going to Care More About Your Money Than You?” In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Ilona from The Money Memories Podcast. Ilona’s cool podcast is about having her guests share their impactful money memories and reflect on them. We met through a personal finance Facebook group and after we chatted, … More Exploring Money Memories: From Bear to Bull with Ilona

Why You Should Not Follow Stock-Picking Advice If You Don’t Follow The Market

Guestpost by Jeffery “Jeff” Cooper When it comes to investing in the stock markets, individual stock picking can be both interesting and exciting at the same time. The ideal scenario: You get to know the company, study its numbers, how it is making money, and then decide if it fits in your investment portfolio. The … More Why You Should Not Follow Stock-Picking Advice If You Don’t Follow The Market

How to Reach Financial Independence Through Dividend Stock Investing with European DGI

Grow your dividend income, the European way! In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend European DGI, DGI stands for Dividend Growth Investment. Mr. European DGI is passionate about dividend investing and he shares his European perspective on the matter on his blog and podcast. The dividend growth investment strategy is his chosen path … More How to Reach Financial Independence Through Dividend Stock Investing with European DGI

How to Start Investing in Individual Stocks with Alex

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

Apple and Tesla announced their stock split, what does that mean to you as an investor?

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?

Analyzing an Investment from a Value Point of View

The simple way to get a low-risk diversified exposure to the stock markets is to invest in a low-cost index fund. Now for those who want to take it further or can afford to take more risks, you can invest in individual stocks. These are in my opinion more interesting to dive into but as well more time-consuming as you will need to dive into more financial reports and business reading.
If that sounds exciting to you and want to get started with stock analysis, you are in good hands: Howie our guest writer for today will help us find and assess these underpriced stocks. … More Analyzing an Investment from a Value Point of View

Can you become financially free in Europe by reading US personal finance books?

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Daniel from Mr. Financial Freedom.

He is a 20-something from Germany and started his Personal Finance adventure only recently. It all started with stumbling upon a Personal Finance book in a bookstore while on holidays and here we are 3 years later discussing his clear plan on how to become financially free! … More Can you become financially free in Europe by reading US personal finance books?

What early retirement feels like and how to make your kids money savvy with Doug and Carol

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