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Whenever someone finds out I run a personal finance blog, they ask me if Bitcoin is going to crash or double, which stock they should buy, and how much ad revenue I get from the site.

I’m great at underwhelming people (just ask my parents), so I respond as honestly as possible: no one knows anything about the future of Bitcoin, don’t buy any stocks if you’re asking me which stock to buy, and almost zero.

But I wanted a place to send people, so I created this collection of resources which anyone can use to get started.

I am not an investment advisor. All opinions are my own. There are risks involved in placing any investment in securities. This is not financial advice and this information is for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Below are evergreen articles I’ve written about money along with some creators that I follow myself:


10 Beginner Tips to Save Money

10 Advanced Tips to Save Money

10 Tips to Save Money While Saving Our Planet


How to Manage Lifestyle Creep (And Still Enjoy Your Money)

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

How to Easily Donate to a Charity of Your Choice for Free (Using AmazonSmile)

How to Find the Highest Quality Products (For the Best Price)


Are You Ready to Invest In the Stock Market? (5 Questions to Ask Yourself)

Evaluating Stocks: 33 Questions I Use to Research and Select a Stock or Mutual Fund

How to Invest in the Stock Market

I Invested $12,000 in the March 2020 Crash – Here’s What It’s Worth Today

How it Feels to Lose $15k on a Single Stock Overnight (Avoid My Mistakes)

The Best Way to “Buy the Dip”


How I Graduated College with Zero Debt and a New Car (And How You Can Too)

CrashCourse (Free and High-Quality Educational Videos)

Real Estate

Are We in a Housing Bubble?

The Three Ways I Invest in Real Estate (And How You Can Too)

Should You Build a New House or Buy Used?

15 Questions to Ask When Buying a New Construction House

10 Things to Consider When Comparing Apartments (Template Included)


The IRS Announces IRA and 401(k) Limits for 2021


5 Lessons I’ve Learned from 3,630 Minutes of Meditation

My Best Articles

7 Lessons in Personal Finance from The Weasley Family of Harry Potter

Stay Skeptical of Personal Finance Gurus

Build a Fortress Out of Your Money

My Favorite Podcasts

The 6 Best Personal Finance Podcasts 

My Favorite Blogs

A Wealth of Common Sense

The Art of Manliness

The Reformed Broker

Collaborative Fund

The Irrelevant Investor

Of Dollars and Data

Ed A. Murray

All-Star Money

Abnormal Returns

My Favorite Books

The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness by Morgan Housel

The Little Book of Market Myths: How to Profit by Avoiding the Investing Mistakes Everyone Else Makes by Ken Fisher

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Taleb

A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel

Everything You Need To Know About Saving For Retirement by Ben Carlson

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