Dr. Hampton

How to Start the Next Facebook and Make Billions (Kind-of)

Okay, so no one is going to give you a direct path to billions (or they would likely take their advice themselves!) Regardless, technology can be a very attractive career path for many young adults, but what does it take to set oneself up for a career in the technology field. Even so, what types […]

Career in Public Service: Worth the Risk?

Many youngsters grow up dreaming to become police officers and fire fighters, mayors, teachers, etc. and it is for good reason. These careers allow one to join a good cause and truly be a hero in their communities. Risking ones life is a noble task, but what many forget is that a career must also […]

The Intelligent Investor: The Best Book In the World

The Intelligent Investor is by far the most well respected investment philosophy book in modern history. The author Benjamin Graham was a world renowned investor and mentor to Warren Buffett, who is well-known in modern times as the world’s most successful investor. Warren Buffett has publicly stated that much of what he bases his investment […]

What the Credit Card Companies Do Not Want You To Know

Ah this is a great topic for the holiday season…Credit cards are the best invention ever made right? Well, they may be a great invention for credit card companies (especially right around this time of year), but for the consumer that does not understand their impact, credit cards can be a nightmare. However, for consumers who […]

Personal Finance Book Review – The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley

The Millionaire Mind written by Thomas J. Stanley is a survey-based book, meaning that it surveyed thousands of self-made wealthy Americans regarding of how they (those surveyed) believe they were able to achieve relative financial success. The following five points are, in my opinion, the thesis of the book, although there are many detailed statistics […]

Near Term Predictions on the Global Economy : Recession in the Near Term is Feasible

This phrase is one that will certainly strike fear into most, as our minds drift back to the 2008 financial crisis, when the U.S. and global economy seemed to be jumping off a continuous cliff, leaving all citizens uncertain of the future. However, it is important to understand that economic contractions are a healthy (although […]

Regulation A Offering: Potentially Life Changing

Regulation A Offerings There are two questions running through your head. What on earth is a “Regulation A Offering”? And – Why do I care about a Regulation A Offering as a personal investor? Great questions, and as usual, the answer revolves around increasing your personal financial well-being. Never stop learning and it will pay […]

Multiple Income Streams: Do Not Rely On Your Day Job

Most people will rely on one job or one career path their entire life to pay the bills and get by. However, what if that one source of income goes away? I’m thinking that would not be the best feeling in the world. However, what if you had 5 other sources of income? Why multiple […]

You’re 18 years old? Start Investing Now.

The great thing about being young is that you have your entire life ahead of you. However, most people will not begin to think about their future lives until they are 30, 40, or even older. It is not that difficult for anyone to be financially free by retirement. You just need to be committed […]