Lessons Learnt After Sixty-Six Days of Affiliate Marketing

Hey You… Yeah you know who we are talking to. Its been a real slice over the past sixty-six days as James and I, have been building our Affiliate Marketing strategies, applying for AM programs, discussing a variety of options, understanding the dash boards that come along with approvals and following up with companies whom…

Why Invest in the Entire Stock Market?

Investment journey… we all have one or at least we should all have one. Initially my investment strategy started at the age of 19 when I had inherited $5,000.00 after my grandfather had passed away. He held a life insurance policy for myself, of course this never came to fruition. But upon his passing I…

A New Day Has Risen

Yesterday, I felt the world resting on my shoulders and was unable to shake the feeling of melancholy, depression and the inactivity of life surrounding myself. Yesterday, I said goodbye to the closest person I know and walked out the front door with nothing in my pockets, no identification and with a plan unlike any…

The Precipice and a Gesture on Easter

For days now I’ve been reflecting across decisions made throughout my adult life analyzing and wondering how each of those choices lead to a plethora of monotonous structures to climb up, down and around. How each decision made an impact on one life after another. A few years back I made a decision to start…

Living the Dream is Not Having Financial Freedom

Here in North America there is this lingering theme of “living the dream” and “having financial freedom” but what’s interesting about these ideas is most people are not taught how-to be successful at these things when they are young. The people whom we are taught and mentored by never seem to talk about business, financials…

Where Did Your Investment Knowledge Begin?

For myself the idea of investing money in the stock market began whilst I was selling cellular phones at a small shop in Bellevue, Washington in the late 1990’s when a colleague of mine who was 15-years older began talking to me about investing in my future. We would talk for hours about investment strategies…

The Latte Factor; A Millionaire’s Investment Strategy

What seems like forever ago I was sitting back in my desk pencil in the right hand scribbling in the margin of my three-ring notebook whilst listening to three cheerleaders talking about some “special trick” they were planning on practicing tonight at practice for the BIG GAME next week. While they talked about the “special…

The Side Hustle; How to Earn Passive Income!

According to our friends over at Merriam Webster and by literal definition, Side Hustle is a way to obtain by use of energy an activity that will sell or promote a new market or product. Another way to look at a Side Hustle is to think of it as an active way to participate in…

What is Your Retirement Plans?

This is really the BIG question around here isn’t it. Recently, I brought up the idea of retiring early with a couple of colleagues over breakfast as both of them have a few years on me. What I found most interesting is one of them is currently planning on working beyond his retirement age of…

A New Era of Digital Assets; Non-Fungible Token (NFT)

Have you heard of this digital craze that started back in 2009 by some programmers? They named the thing they were building “crypto currency” and specifically Bitcoin. Have you heard of that? Have you invested in it, or one of the similar new era currencies? Do you understand how crypto currency operates? Does the whole…

A Simple Calculation to Rebalance Your Portfolio?

For many people they pay a financial advisor to assist them with rebalancing their portfolio and for some rebalancing a portfolio may sound like a complex number of calculations. However I am here to show you a simple calculation that I use when rebalancing my portfolio every year. If you don’t know what rebalancing a…

A Review of Aspirations in Twenty Twenty-One

SUPER GREAT IDEAS Three hundred and sixty-one days ago I wrote an article about why Goals are Important; That’s Why You Should Set Them Annually, and today I’ve been reviewing this article as well as the 10-goals which were penned inside the light blue notebook with the gold embossed lettering: SUPER GREAT IDEAS. This afternoon…

Reminiscing About Breaking Into Adulthood

There was seven of us hanging out in the backyard of a close friend’s girlfriend’s parents house the month after we had graduated from high school. Corey the quiet one in his grey long sleeved shirt with the Levi’s logo across his chest in pair of ripped 501’s sitting alone contemplating his weekly preparations before…

The Midnight Following of a Red Giant

Last night I decided to take myself outside and look for stars using the app known as stellarium. Then I went with my Celetron binoculars and began looking at the only star that I could see inside the clouded sky What was interesting is using stellarium I was able to determine that the only star…

A Saturday Night Success; Chasing Aurora Borealis

Late Saturday night my phone notification alert went off at 10:48pm informing there was a 12% chance the Northern Lights being visible in the sky tonight. Opening up the Aurora app, I checked the map to see what the predicted location of the Aurora would be? According to the prediction map the Aurora was splitting…

Chasing Aurora Borealis; How Does One Accomplish This Feat?

It all started a few weeks back when a guy on Instagram that I follow started posting these elaborate images of Aurora Borealis with spectacular colours or pink and white hues. I’d never seen something so mystical and beautiful in the skies. Previously when we lived out west of the “Big City” we would catch…

Retirement; Will You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?

Its been ages since my eyes twinkled when looking over copious amounts of data, sifting through charts, glancing up and down red and green candle-sticks all in the attempts to time the market low, buy-buy-buy and hold onto it for an hour, a day, a week or longer before turning around and selling it at…

How You Can “Win” at Investing in the Stock Market?

Back some time ago, I read a plethora of books about investment strategies and how to “beat the market”… over the past several months I have been growing said portfolio with the knowledge that I had acquired. Then in came the pesky “make it faster” proven strategies of others. I took these notions to heed…

Discovering Yesteryear; Stories of a Young Man’s Travels

Waaaaaaay back in the echelons of history there was a young man with an exuberance for photography. This exuberance drove him to attend a private art college and eventually after twenty-four months of an aggressive and usually a gruesome list of assignments he passed with a degree. Whilst he was in his final semester of…

Coinbase is Offering You a Reward of Bitcoins!

Okay, skeptics and realists, that is what we all are, right? Is your glass half-empty or is it half-full… Brace yourself, this article might send investment shockwaves into your system… I’ve been holding out for about 2-weeks, 6-months, and 8-years now on this whole “Join the Crypto-Revolution” and I’ve been doing a pretty good job…

If You Knew A Pandemic Was Coming; What Would You Have Done?

A few days back we were sitting in a colleagues’ office discussing a leftover project from another colleague whom recently departed on long-term leave. As we sat discussing his fingers began rapidly entering data into the Excel spreadsheet we were working on. As he began to type in January 13, 2020. A short muffled giggle…

Is a Good Beginner’s Telescope, the Celestron Travel Scope 60?

Everyone may have heard that recently there was a comet which flew by the Earth in the Northern hemisphere for nearly the entitr month of July. It was called C/2020 F3 or Neowise. I spent my fair share of nights (eight to be exact) searching the sky without success. This weekend we are headed out…

Benches Along a Trail

There is a lonliness stuck between here and there in periods of life, which have wondered by in my thirtires and now taking place in my early-forties. It happens, this feeling of lonliness on Friday nights when in my twenties it was filled with phone calls to friends to set plans for the night. Those…