Author:

Kylven Ross

Teenagers Twenties

What Should I Major in to Become Financially Independent Quickly

Every college applicant will ask themselves, “What Should I Major In?” Here is a practical method that some have used to go from minimum wage to over SIX figures in just 3 years. A degree with significant return on investment is one way to fast track Financial Independence.
Twenties Thirties Forties Fifties Sixties Elderly

What Investments go in Which Account for Tax Avoidance?

You may be losing money by simply not understanding which accounts are the best place to hold your investments for tax avoidance. If you have holdings outside of a retirement account, you’ll want to know these tax efficient investing strategies.  Let's walk through a 10 step process to rebalance and stop paying Uncle Sam more than his fair share.
Twenties Thirties Forties Fifties Sixties Elderly

Retirement and Financial Independence Calculators are near Useless

Forget the online Financial Independence calculators used to predict early retirement and investment returns. I’m sorry, but you need to create a customized plan to FI or hire a professional to do so. Don’t be discouraged and give up based on results of these tools and think, “I'll never retire, if I need a bajillion dollars to do so.” Let’s see how a typical american family can retire earlier than anticipated.
Twenties Thirties Forties Fifties

Dark Side of Rental Properties – A Landlord’s Horror Story

Becoming a landlord and investing in rental properties was the worst mistake I've ever made financially.  My story will scare you into thinking twice about trying to become the next "Donald" of your town.
Kids Teenagers

20 Week Experiment Teaching our Kids about FI with RoosterMoney

How do you think your children would manage money if given the opportunity to earn income, pay expenses, and reap the rewards of a 20% compounding interest rate? My wife and I conducted a 20 week experiment and reviewed our kids decisions using the RoosterMoney app. Are you curious how my kids did and what can be learned from the exercise? I certainly was.