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Tim Schmidt

Tim Schmidt

A Florida-based Entrepreneur, Author, and Life Hacker, Tim Schmidt decided to take control of his retirement portfolio several years ago by setting up a self-directed IRA. This website shares his thoughts and opinions on retirement, investing, and managing credit. You can follow his career and travels on his Official Website as well as on his Instagram page.

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Reits That Pay Monthly Dividends

Reits That Pay Monthly Dividends

Investors that are looking to establish a consistent stream of income usually opt for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). REITs are companies that own and operate real estate properties that generate income. They can include warehouses, office properties, hotels,...
Gold in the Biden Era

Gold in the Biden Era

Recent developments on both national and state political fronts have determined that America’s next few years will be spent under a Biden administration and a Democratic-leaning Congress. For President Trump and his supporters, the events of Jan. 6 in our nation’s...

IRA Investing For Retirement

Reits That Pay Monthly Dividends

Investors that are looking to establish a consistent stream of income usually opt for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). REITs are companies that own and operate real estate properties that generate income. They can include warehouses, office properties, hotels,...

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage in 5 Years

Many years ago I had a good friend of mine share a calculator that allowed me to see what the benefit of making an extra payment to my mortgage would do to my overall end payoff of my home.  I found that by making even simple payments of an extra $50 or $100 on a...

Precious Metals

Gold in the Biden Era

Recent developments on both national and state political fronts have determined that America’s next few years will be spent under a Biden administration and a Democratic-leaning Congress. For President Trump and his supporters, the events of Jan. 6 in our nation’s...

Retirement Tips

Best 10 Countries to Retire to in 2020

​I always read articles that tout retirement destinations with extreme caution, mainly because many of them are influenced by advertising dollars and are perhaps selling real estate on subsequent pages.  However, this Business Insider article was told from the...

Where to Donate Used Books – 10 Options to Consider

Do you love buying books? Are you the type to stop at every bookstore in your path? Do you always buy at least one new book whenever you’re in a bookstore? It’s no secret to your family and friends that you’re a book fanatic. In fact, they enable your collecting habit...

Flipping Houses for Profit

Not that long ago, I met a guy who just decided that it was time to get started in the real estate game. He decided to become a real estate agent. But he didn’t end his education there. In fact, he decided to learn all he could about renovations too. This led to him...

Stock Market

The Best Recession Proof Stocks

I've got a lot of praise via email about my content curating, and I've heard many of you cite that they like the style of Matthew from The Right Trader, so I'm back again with another great video he produced about recession proof stocks.  These are stocks that you can...