Jeff began his career at a private wealth management firm before deciding years later that there was a better way for investors to manage their money. He started VTX Capital with the goal to educate and empower regular, everyday people to manage their own investment portfolios and personal finances. Jeff earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in Biochemistry, but investing has been his passion since his teenage years. Jeff has completed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation as well as the Series 7 exam. Aside from investing, he enjoys spending his free time volunteering with Best Buddies and as an EMT. He has two dogs, Annie and Sydney.
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Earn Extra Money: 100 Clever Ideas to Boost Your Income

A big reason why Ben and I started VTX Capital was to help people learn about different ways to earn extra money.  We talk a lot about all of the different ways to earn extra money, from just simple gigs on the side, to launching full blown startups (and everything in between). Obviously, earning extra money is something that can really change your life.  Money can buy you freedom in more ways than one, despite what people may say. Note: This post originally appeared on our other site, Breaking The One Percent. Earning extra money on top of your day job […]

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Money Lessons as Told By A U.S. Immigrant

This week’s article is a guest post from the blog  The author, who uses the online moniker Mr. Compounding, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States after graduating high school.  In this post he shares with us some important life and money lessons he’s learned since moving to the U.S.     After high school, I moved to the US to go to college. I went to Boston College and ended up staying in the Boston area after graduation. I quickly realized that life in the US was not only a lot different, but was also the subject […]

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How One Woman Made Over $43k/yr as a Part Time Proofreader

Today, we’ve got a really great interview to share with you that will show you how you can make money proofreading by becoming a freelance proofreader.  I recently had the chance to interview Caitlin Pyle, the owner of Proofread Anywhere, who explains how this may be a possibility for you if you are looking to make an extra income. In 2014, Caitlin made over $43,000 by working as a freelance proofreader part time. When she wasn’t working, she even had time to go on several fun vacations. If you’re considering a career change or maybe just want to pick up a side hustle, this might be […]

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5 Frugal Choices That Strengthen Your Financial Stability

Consumers face countless spending decisions each day, presenting financial choices that have lasting effects. Making affordable selections and accounting for cash flow balance leads to long-term financial stability. Ill-advised, costly spending decisions, on the other hand, can erode your personal financial health. If your finances need a boost, use frugal choices to stay in the black and/or repair your personal financial prospects. Related: Make Money At Home: 10 Ways To Make An Extra $1,000 Each Month 1) Pre-owned or New? Consumerism leads to a regular pattern, prompting shoppers to replace possessions before the end of their useful lives. In practice, the cycle […]

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