Should I Buy A Vacation Property?

Should I Buy A Vacation Property?

Imagine sitting on the lanai of your Hawaiian vacation home, overlooking the ocean while the sea breeze kisses your face as you pour yourself and your loved one another margarita. You’ve escaped the daily grind and aren’t checking any work e-mails until you...
Real Estate: It’s Almost Always Better To Build Than To Buy

Real Estate: It’s Almost Always Better To Build Than To Buy

Real estate is one of my favorite asset classes to build wealth because it’s relatively easy to understand, has tax benefits, is tangible, and provides utility. Let me share another reason why real estate might be a great part of your retirement strategy in...
When To Kick Your Kids Out Of The House: A Practical Guide

When To Kick Your Kids Out Of The House: A Practical Guide

According to a Gallup poll of 3,445 people, conducted between Aug – Dec 31, 2013, roughly 14% of adults between the ages of 24-34 are still living at home with their parents. That number rises to 51% for adults between the ages of 18-23. There’s nothing...
The ROI of Bling

The ROI of Bling

Every time I roll down ritzy Union Street in the Cow Hollow neighborhood of San Francisco, I’m smiling from ear to ear. Beautiful people are everywhere with their Lululemon yoga outfits sipping $8 lattes on cute outdoor marble-top tables. My engine is...
The Best Of Daily Capital 2014 – Thank You!

The Best Of Daily Capital 2014 – Thank You!

When I first got a call from the Director of Business Development to help develop content for the Daily Capital blog, I was hesitant. Only 20 months had passed since I decided to escape Corporate America in the Spring of 2012. Thirteen consecutive years on...
The Benefits Of Stealth Wealth

The Benefits Of Stealth Wealth

One of the most amazing things about San Francisco is that there are wealthy people everywhere, but you’ll never be able to tell based on how many dress. Mark Zuckerberg is 30 years old and likes to wear a grey shirt, jeans, and a hoody most of the time; yet...
Open Enrollment Checklist – What To Know Now

Open Enrollment Checklist – What To Know Now

In 2013 three in five bankruptcies will be due to medical bills according to data from the Center For Disease Control and the US Census Bureau. That’s a sad state of affairs for a country as wealthy as ours. As a contractor, I no longer have the...
Leverage Your Biggest Fears To Succeed

Leverage Your Biggest Fears To Succeed

Have you ever wondered what financially successful people are afraid of? If they’ve got a house, a car, plenty of food, loved ones, and enough clothing to stay warm, what’s there really left to fear? I asked Bill Harris, CEO of Personal Capital,...


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