Wealth Journey

Marcus Aurelius Quotes About Money

Marcus Aurelius quotes about money are powerful because of his unique position and perspective. Aurelius was a Roman emperor who ruled the Roman Empire from 161 AD to 180 AD. During his reign, Aurelius obtained absolute power and wielded it with far more humility and justice than most would. Because of this, Aurelius’ perspective is remarkably unique; he could have…
Patrick
March 13, 2021
Wealth Building Strategy

House Hack Analysis #1

House Hacking is an excellent strategy to build financial wealth. However, if you haven’t house hacked before, it can be challenging to understand the real benefits despite reading articles such as: What is House Hacking? House Hacking Pros and Cons Is House Hacking Worth it? To provide an inside look at a real house hack, this post is a detailed…
Patrick
January 28, 2021
Wealth Building Strategy

House Hacking Pros and Cons (From Experience)

Understanding house hacking pros and cons can be a significant help in deciding whether or not house hacking is for you. After purchasing and living in two house hacks myself, I’m here to help shed light on the pros and cons of house hacking. In this article, we’ll break down the most important house hacking pros and cons so that…
Patrick
January 14, 2021
Wealth Principle

What is the Best Way to Build Wealth

The Best Way to Build Wealth “No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.” — Epictetus This is great advice, but it is especially great advice when…
Patrick
December 22, 2020
Wealth Principle

Pay Yourself First

Always pay yourself first. Why? Because it's one of the most important principles of building wealth. You see, many individuals earn an income that empowers them to build wealth, yet they constantly feel strapped for cash without saving a dime. The reason they feel this way isn’t because the amount of money they make doesn’t support saving—it’s because they neglect…
Patrick
December 12, 2020
Wealth Meditation

Balance Life’s Books Each Day

“Let us prepare our minds as if we’d come to the very end of life. Let us postpone nothing. Let us balance life’s books each day. The one who puts the finishing touches on their life each day is never short of time.” These are words that Seneca wrote thousands of years ago, and—like most of his writings—they still ring…
Patrick
November 30, 2020
Wealth Building Strategy

Is House Hacking Worth It?

The Moment That Crystalized My Answer to "Is House Hacking Worth it?" Oddly enough, I never asked myself the question, "Is House Hacking worth it?" For me, the pros always outweighed the cons to the point where I couldn't imagine my first home not being a house hack. However, House Hacking isn't a conventional move, and I empathize with those…
Patrick
November 17, 2020
Wealth Building Strategy

What is House Hacking?

So you've stumbled upon the phrase "House Hacking" and now you're wondering… What is House Hacking? Is it something I can realistically do to build financial wealth or get started in real estate investing? In this post, you'll learn the answers to both of those questions. What is the Definition of House Hacking? Simply put, House Hacking is a wealth…
Patrick
November 3, 2020