Rick Orford

Rick Orford is a Personal Finance Expert and the Best Selling author of The Financially Independent Millennial. Rick has served as an elected director of a Canadian financial institution, and has been involved in several tech acquisitions in his 20+ years of experience. Indeed, he has a proven track record as a respected, influential business leader, and brings a proven ability to translate vision into reality.

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How to Make a Budget: 7 Simple Mind-Blowing Tips

Are you wondering how to make a budget? If you’re like most, you might realize that while you need to do it, but perhaps you don’t know where to start. Indeed, as Hirsch Serman from Lifecycle Financial LLC. states, “it’s unfortunate that in our society we teach our children to iron a shirt, cook, and change …

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Best 27 Side Hustles (That Anyone Can Do) In 2020

Are you looking to start a side hustle to make extra money, but not sure if it’s going to be online or not? Thanks to Social Media and people being so busy, creating a side hustle to make extra money in 2020 is easier than ever. To be sure, there’s nothing stopping you from starting …

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11 Things to Know about Selling Puts for Income (Safely)

Are you thinking of selling put options for income? If so, you came to the right place. Of course, if you landed here by accident, this article is sure to change your view. In case you read my book, you’ll know I retired as a millionaire at age 35, despite having dropped out of high …

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5 Rules To Buying a Rental Property (The Right Way)

Are you thinking of buying a rental property? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we cover some of the most important things you’ll need to know when owning a rental property. The most important question you’ll want to ask yourself when buying a rental property is “What its purpose”? For …

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8 Best Ways: Selling Covered Calls to Generate Income TODAY

Are you thinking of selling covered calls to generate income? If so, you came to the right place. Of course, if you landed here by accident, this article is sure to surprise you. Experts agree that selling covered calls on quality stocks, and ETF’s (which I will now refer to as equity/equities) I already own …

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The #1 Rule For Knowing When Can You Retire Happy (The Surprising Truth)

Are you wondering when can you retire? If so, you are not alone. Possibly. The key to knowing when can you retire is to know your Financial Independence Number (FIN). Your FIN tells you how much you need to generate enough income in retirement. To retire (at any age) and become Financially Independent, you need …

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The #1 Thing Millennials Don’t Understand About Credit Cards

Now more than ever, banks market credit cards toward millennials.  The economy relies on consumer credit to keep it ticking along.  And banks have a seemingly endless supply of money to lend out to those who are both acceptable to it and creditworthy.  One of the favorite tools banks have to lend out money, quickly, …

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