Simple Analysis – Vacation Property As An Investment simple money man

Simple Analysis – Vacation Property As An Investment

Reading Time: 4 minutes  With two little kids, opportunities to binge watch a show on Netflix is rare. So an alternative I like is to sometimes watch an episode here and there on HGTV. And in particular, I like watching Lakefront Bargain Hunt and Beachfront Bargain Hunt.  …

Are Your Home Improvements Providing Life Improvements simple money man

Are Your Home Improvements Providing Life Improvements?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Just to be clear, I’m not saying you should avoid making home improvements. I’m saying the process should be deliberate and the result of the improvement should be a measurable improvement in your quality of life, which justify it as an investment.   If…

Considerations For Downsizing simple money man

Considerations For Downsizing

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Recently at a party, I had the pleasure of chatting with a good friend whom I wish I could see more often. He mentioned that he plans to move from Virginia to Maryland; primarily to be closer to the family. The move also aims…

Upgrade Your Home Not Your Car simple money man

Upgrade Your Home Not Your Car

Reading Time: 5 minutes  My commute right now is pretty sweet. It takes less than 30 minutes to get to and from work. Since I go to work four days a week, my commute is a total of 120 minutes or two hours per week.  I’m fortunate because,…

Simple REIT Analysis – AGNC

Simple REIT Analysis – AGNC

Reading Time: 5 minutes  If you’re like me you may not have a whole lot of money twiddling its thumbs and waiting to be deployed in an investment property. But guess what, that’s totally fine. You can still be a property investor via REITs. Apart from the high…

INVEST – In Your Home simple money man

Why You Should Invest – In Your Home

Reading Time: 5 minutesUnless you travel all the time for work and have racked up thousands of airline miles and hotel points, when you’re off work, your probably are headed home. On a typical evening, we’re in and around the kitchen taking care of dinner, packing for the…