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Oct 16, 2017

Thirteen years ago, Joshua Dorkin's friends teased him about starting a website that seemed to have no future.

"I would get calls from my buddies who would literally call me on my cell phone [and say] 'Hey Josh, we just walked past a penny on the ground. We were thinking about picking it up and mailing it to you."

At...


Oct 9, 2017

How much money should you invest in a side hustle or side business?

How do you know if your side hustle idea is viable?

What if you want to start 5 or 6 side businesses?

Should you lump these together under a common business umbrella? Or should you separate them out?

These are the questions about side hustles -- asked...


Oct 3, 2017

There are more heroes than villains in this world. We have seen a tremendous outpouring of love and support today.

Please support the cause that's calling you, whether it's supporting the victims of the Las Vegas shootings, or disaster relief in Puerto Rico, or ongoing humanitarian crises that don't make...


Oct 2, 2017

How can you be awesome at your job?

That's the question that today's guest, Pete Mockaitis, and I tackle on the latest Afford Anything podcast episode.

Pete hosts one of iTunes' top 10 career podcasts, called -- appropriately -- How to Be Awesome at Your Job.

In typical nerd fashion, I launch our interview by asking...


Sep 25, 2017

Today I tackle 4 real estate questions that come from the listeners.

Chris, age 25, says:

Over the next 30 years, I'd like to acquire 15 rental properties. Then, at age 55, my wife and I can retire and travel.

To begin, I'd like to buy a duplex, live in one unit and rent the other on Airbnb. Once I gain some equity and...