Debt Archives – Trajan King


20 Ideas to Earn Extra Money Fast in 2020 and Beyond


Whether you earn a decent paycheck or not, it’s important to know how to make extra money on the side to either increase your savings rate, pay down debt or build up your emergency fund.  The average American earns $56,516. Most people want to know real ways to make money from home so they can take that vacation they’ve been saving for and spend money without any worries. In troubled times...

The debt albatross


Ah! well a-day! what evil looks Had I from old and young! Instead of the cross, the Albatross About my neck was hung. In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798), an albatross starts to follow the ship. Being followed by the large sea bird was seen as a sign of good luck. Then some idiot sailor shot the bird with his crossbow and everyone got mad at him because...

Doing business with friends and family


Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. It’s a time when families and friends get together to just chill. There’s not the pressure of gifts or the rush of multiple, conflicting parties for 3 weeks like there is during Christmas. It’s cozy and relaxing. Unless you went into business with someone at the dinner table and it’s not going so well. Or even worse, if you lent...

Investment advice from Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett is the world’s most famous investor. He bought his first stock when he was just 11 years old and has been accumulating wealth ever since and is worth, well, who cares. He’s worth a lot of money. Enough to consistently put him in the top 5 wealthiest people in the world. It’s worth listening to investment advice from Warren Buffett. He’s famous for good...

Should you take investor money?


As entrepreneurs who are trying to grow our companies, it’s an important question. One that we’ll be constantly faced with: should you seek or take investor money? Whether you’re just starting or you’ve been around a while and want to grow faster or capture another market, it’s a tough decision to make. It’s not an easy decision because there are considerable...

Trajan King

Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat).

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