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.
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6 Surprisingly Simple Hacks for Achieving Financial Freedom

We all want financial freedom. Are you tired of worrying about bills, not knowing where your money is going each month, or making less than you want? In this article, I share 6 actionable steps you can take today to put yourself in a better financial position. No more wishing things were better. No more blaming others. No more excuses and inaction! You can do this. I promise none of these steps are hard! I’ve made the time to do all 6, and my life is better because of it. There’s no reason why you can’t do the same. Alright, here we go! […]

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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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Lending Club Investing: Is it Legit? Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you heard of peer-to-peer lending? P2P lending is a way of connecting borrowers to lenders (also called “investors”)- without involving a bank as a middleman. It’s sometimes referred to as “social lending”. Here’s a simplified version of how it works: Let’s say your neighbor wants to buy a new car.  Instead of getting a loan from their bank, they come to you and ask if you would be willing to give them a loan.  You’ve got some extra cash you can afford to loan out, and you are enticed by the opportunity to make extra money. You guys work out […]

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Our Best Ways to Make Money: 73 Ideas to Make 2017 Your Richest Year Yet

We all want more money. But far less of us actually do anything to make it happen.  This post is meant to take all of your excuses away- these are 73 of our BEST ways to make money.  All of these are actionable items that you can start on today. There are lots of different ideas on this list for making extra money, from just simple side gigs… 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 […]

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Quick Extra Cash: 6 Companies That Are Giving Away Free Money

We could all use a little quick extra cash sometimes.  And while I always advocate for setting up a sustainable side hustle for yourself, sometimes it’s nice to just make a quick buck. As it turns out, there are a ton of opportunities out there right now to make a some easy extra income (without even leaving your couch). How is this possible? Businesses like to give away thousands of dollars in gift cards and free money as a way of promoting their products, websites, and services. Most of these promotions require very little from you… usually just filling out a […]

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