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G. Brian Davis

G. Brian Davis is a real estate investor, personal finance writer, and travel addict mildly obsessed with FIRE. He spends nine months of the year in Abu Dhabi, and splits the rest of the year between his hometown of Baltimore and traveling the world.
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House Hacking: 10 Real Estate Strategies to Live for Free

According to Business Insider, Americans blow an average of 37% of their after-tax income on one expense: housing. Imagine what you could do with all that extra money if you no longer had to...
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15 Surprising Facts About Millennials and Their Money

There’s a lot of hype around millennials, especially when it comes to money. Are they richer or poorer than previous generations were? Strapped with more debt? Better or worse educated? Here are the facts about millennials that range from troubling to promising to surprising.
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Home Equity Loan vs. Line of Credit (HELOC) – Which Is Right for You?

You have several options to pull equity from your home, the two most common being home equity loans (second mortgages) and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). Like any other debt, each of these come with their own risks and advantages. Here’s what you need to know about home equity loans and HELOCs before signing on the dotted line for additional debt.
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Morning Brew Review – Boost Your Career & Finances With This 5-Minute Business Newsletter

Want to be better-informed about business and financial news, but don’t want to read The Wall Street Journal cover to cover every morning? You’re not alone. Over a million subscribers to Morning Brew feel similarly, preferring their business news quirky rather than murky. Morning Brew dispenses with the typical dull, overly professional tone and brings a youthful swagger and hefty dose of humor to the news.
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31 Hobbies That Can Actually Make You Money

Everyone needs time to unwind, but not every hobby has to be expensive. Many hobbies are virtually free, and some can even pay you money. Whether you've already thought about monetizing a hobby or the...
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20 Jobs That Provide Free Housing

Americans routinely spend 25% to 50% of their paycheck on housing. In fact, USA Today reports that today's 30-year-olds spend an average of 45% of their total income on rent - higher than any other generation...
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11 Ways to Significantly Lower Your Taxes as a Real Estate Investor

Investment properties come with an incredible number of tax advantages. In addition to all the deductible expenses, real estate investors enjoy far more tax benefits than the typical side hustle allows. In my home city...
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30 Smart Financial Money Moves to Make in Your 30s

Either you control your money, or your money controls you. And when you reach your 30s, it's time to take your finances by the horns and wrestle control of them once and for all. But...
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Aging in Place – Costs to Consider & Tips to Save Money

The United States is aging, and fast. With roughly 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, we will have more seniors (those over 65) than children (those under 18) by 2035, according to the U.S....
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10 Surprising Facts About Stock Market Corrections That Every Investor Needs to Know

Corrections are part of the natural order of markets. Markets move erratically because they're driven by millions of people pushing, pulling, and reacting. While there can be wisdom in the crowd over the long term,...
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15 Creative Ways to Save & Pay for Your Kids’ College Education

The offers that appear on this site are from companies from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). does...
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Asset Allocation: Diversification & How Your Investments Should Change Over Time

I hear the question all the time from new investors: "I have some money, but what should I invest it in?" It's the first question a person asks when they find themselves with excess cash...