Medical AirB&B: A New Asset Class? As healthcare and housing costs rise, are Medical AirB&B’s an ethical solution? During the Covid-19 Pandemic AirB&B owner, Carol Skala had successfully turned her AirB&B unit into a medical quarantine center. Admittedly, it was never her goal to profit off the pandemic. But when she saw a need in her community, she did her […]

What’s your Financial Warrior Class?

I had just hit my rock bottom financial point, and I desperately needed some financial education. It was my junior year of college, I was working 30 hrs a week at damn near minimum wage, trying to afford an $800 a month apartment, no take out any more student loans, and my Mom’s health was rapidly declining. I had to […]

A Viking’s View of Economic Cycles

The storm is worse than expected. Another cold wave cascades over the bow of your ship.  The wind blows relentlessly as your body feels the chill.  You call out to your brothers to ensure they are still aboard.  They call back. You smile, only to be knocked back down by another rogue wave.  But there is no time for fear, […]

Find Your Fief

As a Samurai Investor, your primary goal is to obtain ownership of your first fief. A fief is a money-producing asset based on a human need. Food, shelter, and supply chain assets are the most common form of modern-day fiefs.   Investors with fiefs will benefit from a captive audience in that people will inevitably HAVE to do business with you. […]

Green Investing

The way of the Financial Monk is the way of Minimalism.  Minimalism is a lifestyle where one reduces the number of responsibilities one has to maximize control over their lives.  By learning to live with less, those who practice Minimalism can live fuller and more peaceful lives.  One of the central tenants of Minimalism is having a minimum impact on […]

A Knight’s Guide to Buying your 1st Home

War…. That is the simplest way to describe it.  For there is no greater action one can take to solidify their security, than buying their first home.  However there are many enemies out there who do not want you to succeed in this endeavor, for they are the ones who profit most from your debt enslavement.  Your landlord doesn’t want you to […]

A Warrior’s Guide to Unemployment

A Warriors Guide to Unemployment Black smoke fills the skyline.  Your sword hand is throbbing with pain.  You look around you and see the ruins of what once was.  Arrows litter the ground, the once proud watch towers are doused in flames, and the very foundations of your castle walls have come crumbling to the ground.     You try to stand […]

Shaolin Sacrifice: How ditching your car can save you Half a Million!

The Shaolin Investor seeks to sacrifice material possessions in order to achieve peace.  Sometimes the best investments we can make isn’t buying something, but rather, removing something from our lives.  And for the modern soul, one of the biggest expenses is their transportation.  Often times the benefits of car ownership far outweigh the costs.  While giving up car ownership might […]

A Knight’s Guide to Retirement

As Knight Investor, you are the investor trusted with guarding the stability of your kingdom.  You will fight many battles, encounter many recessions, and lose many allies along journey.  But every Knight must remember that their time is a Knight is temporary.  There will come a time when you will need to lay down your sword and let the next […]