I currently live in Valencia, Spain with my wife, son, and dog, having relocated from Oakland, CA. This is part of a series aimed at helping future and would-be expats make the same life decision. My first post focused on whether the expat life is for you. They say America is a big place. The […]
When you are getting started investing in real estate, it can be frightening to imagine the worst case scenario. With so much money on the line, what happens if something goes wrong? The truth is setbacks and failures are a part of learning. There is a way to recover and grow strong. Hear this story about the biggest financial setback in my life.
Cassandra Cummings is the founder of the Stocks & Stilletto’s Society. She is a former financial services professional who left her job to help women learn how to invest in the stock market. Hear about her first investment and how she approaches investing.
Watching television can teach you something as well as entertain you. There are several great shows that will help you think about building wealth through real estate, entrepreneurship, and more. Check out these shows to help build your money mindset.
I write this as the Spanish sun lands on my skin. Yes, I moved abroad. But, is a change of scenery and break in another country right for you? I’ll discuss some of the benefits and negatives of living abroad so you can make the decision for yourself.
When it comes to wealth creation in America, there is one term you need to know—The Accredited Investor. If you don’t know what an accredited investor is or whether you meet the requirements to qualify as one, read our breakdown. It’s important to understand the basics of being accredited as you progress in your wealth […]
People who know me personally understand there is little to no range in the music I listen to. I’m not eclectic and can’t tell you what Katy Perry or John Legend’s last songs were, but if you want to debate the merits of 2 Chainz’ last album, discuss the progression of southern rap from T.I. […]
As you can imagine, I get a lot of questions about money. In a given month, across email, text and phone calls from friends, family and the Wealth Noir community, I hear a lot of questions about personal finances and building wealth. They range far and wide in their level of complexity and different aspects […]
It was 2015, and we needed a break. My wife and I had been married for a few years and enjoying our new life together in California. We got new jobs in 2014, which meant more money, but also a lot more time at work and a lot more saving. I couldn’t tell you exactly […]
People hate budgeting or learning to make a budget (myself included). I mean really, really hate it. Maybe it’s the work it takes to track and categorize your spending. Maybe it’s the idea of restricting yourself from your full spending potential. Maybe it’s some core human aversion to thinking about money. Who knows… The thing […]