How We Save: Investing In Real Estate On The Side, Even With Two Young Kids

At 31, Fermin Saucedo has his hands full. He’s the father of two young children, so it’s a new game for him financially speaking compared to a few years back. He has to figure out a way to save up for his kids’ education and do his part to support … [Read more...]

How Do You Know When You’re Ready To Buy A Home?

Sibling rivalry doesn't end at childhood; just ask my sister. Amber bought her home at 25 years old, almost immediately after I purchased my house. She couldn't let her baby brother be the only homeowner in the family. After all, owning a home is … [Read more...]

How To Get A Mortgage For A Rental Property

Editor's Note: Arthur Garcia is a friend of mine and a successful real estate investor. He's previously written for Money Under 30 about buying his first piece of investment real estate and his proven system for picking winning rental properties. His … [Read more...]

Should You Invest In Real Estate?

Editor's Note: Yesterday Sarah gave us some ways to help you figure out if you're ready to buy a home. But what if you're pondering buying real estate not as a home, but an investment? Real estate investing involves more risk and legwork than … [Read more...]

A Tried and True Formula for Buying Rental Property

A little over a month ago, guest writer Arthur Garcia contributed a well-received post about how he and his fiancée used a $40,000 inheritance to purchase an investment property. I know you may not be an active (or even aspiring) real estate … [Read more...]

What We Did With $40,000

The author of today’s post, Arthur Garcia, approached me a couple months about doing this podcast interview about my experiences with debt and building passive income with this blog. Arthur’s since launched The Business of U, a website focusing on per … [Read more...]

Is Now The Time To Invest In The Housing Market?

Want to find the best places to invest? Look for areas others are avoiding. I would rather invest in something that has been down for 10 years than one that has been booming for the past decade. Today, no sector has suffered more over the past … [Read more...]