Hipster Finance
Hipster Finance

Hipster Finance

Sharing my thoughts on budgeting, investing, and mindset.

Dividend Portfolio Update - January 2021

24 Jan 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Hipster Finance

I wanted to give you guys an update to my dividend portfolio for 2021.   For some context, I started heavily investing in these accounts towards the end of 2019/beginning of 2020.  In that time, there was a heavy downturn in the March/April pandemic...

Monthly Dividends

23 Jan 2021 2 minute read 5 comments Hipster Finance

Since I first started investing in the stock market, I've had an addiction to dividend paying stocks.  I love watching my money grow, but I love even more to see little paychecks come in while I'm doing something else. "Because you own shares, AT&T p...

Top Money Movies

22 Jan 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Hipster Finance

My top lists for money related podcasts and books were EASY compared to this!  Like I've stated before, on my path to wealth I made it my mission to eat, sleep, and breath the topic of money.  I wanted to read about it, listen to it, watch it.  I wan...

Bitcoin Vs. Gold

21 Jan 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Hipster Finance

The battle between Bitcoin and Gold has risen to epic proportions in the recent year.  For years it was just little grumblings between the investment camps, but 2020 brought with it Bitcoins metioric rise to $40k, and with it the competition with gol...

Credit Card Hacks: How I Use Credit Cards for Free Cash

20 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Hipster Finance

Credit cards have a bad reputation with some personal finance gurus.  Some advocate that people should ONLY pay for bills and expenses with cash.  I agree with them early on — if you don't have a budget and have credit card debt or loans, you likely...

Top Money Books

19 Jan 2021 1 minute read 7 comments Hipster Finance

I posted yesterday about my favorite finance/investing related podcasts, which I used to level up my money knowledge in 2020. In addition to using podcasts, I used books to increase my knowledge base about investing and personal finance.  I made it a...

Top Money Podcasts

18 Jan 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Hipster Finance

In 2020, I made it my goal to learn as much about money as humanly possible.  To accomplish this, I decided I would: Read 2 money themed books a month. Listen to a money themed podcast daily. Create a finance themed social media, and follow others i...

A Daily Walk Can Change your Life?

15 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Hipster Finance

A few months ago, I randomly joined a friend on a walk around their neighborhood.  The sun was shining.  Birds were out.  Sort of that classic perfect day vibe. We walked through the neighborhood, talked about our week, waved at a few neighbors.  It...

Pay Off Your Debt for a Winning Mindset

10 Jan 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Hipster Finance

Paying off your debt does more for your mindset than it does for your finances. Debt is Dumb? The debt free community is a loud one.  They make their life about getting rid of and never using that four letter word (D*BT!).  They don’t use credit card...

Personal Finance in the COVID-19 Era

8 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Hipster Finance

This moment has changed all of us.  It’s changed our daily lives and routines.  Changed where we go and who we interact with.  Even HOW we interact. So it’s no surprise it’s changing the way we deal with our money.   Spend Less?   With a MASSIVE 6.6...