About Jeremy K. Biberdorf

Jeremy Biberdorf is the founder of Modest Money. After working many years in the website marketing industry, he decided to take on blogging full time and also get his finances headed in the right direction. Also check out his contributions to Equities.com and Benzinga.

Make Money Investing in Stocks – Ways to Maximize Returns

Make Money Investing in Stocks – Ways to Maximize Returns

May 20, 2021May 20, 2021

Through the years the stock market has allured many who want to make a quick buck. However, making money investing in stocks is a journey and not a destination. Warren Buffet is a ..

How to Buy and Hold Real Estate

How to Buy and Hold Real Estate

August 27, 2019August 27, 2019

Profiting from real estate as part of a short-term or a long-term investment strategy (for example, to complement your retirement plan) is a common goal for many investors. The fle..

4 Ways to Invest in the Real Estate Market

4 Ways to Invest in the Real Estate Market

August 17, 2019August 17, 2019

  By: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa  For most Canadians, purchasing a home for use as a principal residence is the largest investment they’ll ever make. It’s als..

How We Make Money Swing Trading Stocks

How We Make Money Swing Trading Stocks

August 13, 2019August 13, 2019

My wife and I make extra money by trading stocks online. We started trading stocks as a side hustle when we needed to make extra money a few years ago. We had some luck early on wh..

Roth IRA Conversion Ladder for Early Retirees: Decoded

Roth IRA Conversion Ladder for Early Retirees: Decoded

August 7, 2019August 7, 2019

There are several options available to you when it comes to taking care of personal finance for when you retire, especially if early retirement is the plan. For example, you can ch..

My Favorite Stock Trading Patterns

My Favorite Stock Trading Patterns

August 1, 2019August 1, 2019

I have been a part-time stock trader for about 5 years now. I have made tens of thousands of dollars swing trading small cap stocks (usually buying and holding for 1-4 days). These..

4 Critical Things to Know About 401k Vesting Schedules

4 Critical Things to Know About 401k Vesting Schedules

July 22, 2019July 22, 2019

What is a 401k? A 401k is an employer-sponsored retirement account where employees can contribute a set amount or a percentage of their wages into an investment account which can t..

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know

July 17, 2019July 17, 2019

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know Most investors probably know about the S&P 500 Index, the go-to index for large-cap stocks. They may also be aware of the Dow Jo..

The Advantages Of A Social Trader

The Advantages Of A Social Trader

June 21, 2019June 21, 2019

Investing money in the stock market requires a number of key skills. Indeed, becoming a successful trader, whether you’re dealing with stocks, bonds, ETFs, cryptocurrencies or fo..

Ally Invest Review – Exclusive Review of Ally Invest Brokerage

Ally Invest Review – Exclusive Review of Ally Invest Brokerage

June 13, 2019June 13, 2019

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. This means we earn a small commission (at no additional cost to you) if you purchase a product through our links. Hey everyone, t..

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA vs. 401k

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA vs. 401k

June 11, 2019June 11, 2019

  Congratulations!  Landing on this page means that you are likely planning your retirement. While it might sound like an ordinary thing to do, most people don..

Dive Into Investing With Alex Freys A Beginners Guide to Investing

Dive Into Investing With Alex Freys A Beginners Guide to Investing

June 4, 2019June 4, 2019

Taking your first steps into the world of investing can be scary, confusing, and overall intimidating, so one of the first places many people will turn to is a good book on the sub..

A Review of The Truth About Money by Ric Edelman

A Review of The Truth About Money by Ric Edelman

May 31, 2019May 31, 2019

Ric Edelman is consistently rated as the top independent financial advisor in the country by well-respected publications. He also hosts a weekly radio show where he talks about the..

First-Time Investors: 7 Steps to Getting Started

First-Time Investors: 7 Steps to Getting Started

May 29, 2019May 29, 2019

  Here’s a tip to help you become rich: you need to start investing in stocks to enhance your earnings and generate long-term wealth. The monthly salary from your job i..

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 30 Somethings

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 30 Somethings

May 27, 2019May 27, 2019

Even after graduating from college, you have an excuse for not having your finances in order because you are still figuring life out. But by the time you pass 30 you realize you ha..

PE Ratio: The Best Market Timing Tool of All?

PE Ratio: The Best Market Timing Tool of All?

May 23, 2019May 23, 2019

The price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is considered an essential valuation indicator and has been historically associated with “value investing.” Simply put, the PE ratio defines h..

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 20 Somethings for 2019

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 20 Somethings for 2019

May 23, 2019May 23, 2019

 How do you know which is the best personal finance blog for you? You don’t. Making smart financial decisions is about handling your money situation in all areas of lif..

Review of A Random Walk Down Wall Street (by Burton G Malkiel)

Review of A Random Walk Down Wall Street (by Burton G Malkiel)

May 21, 2019May 21, 2019

Depending on who you ask, Burton G Malkiel classic investing book should be the first on the list of any ambitious investor. Having devoured the first edition in college, I decided..

Top 7 Stock Valuation Methods to Find Winning Stocks

Top 7 Stock Valuation Methods to Find Winning Stocks

May 13, 2019May 13, 2019

The stock market can be a tough place to make money. With millions of investors trying their luck, it is critical that the informed investor is putting in the time to study, evalua..

You’ve Managed Your Latte Factor. Now What?

You’ve Managed Your Latte Factor. Now What?

May 7, 2019May 7, 2019

You’ve followed all the great advice out there on how to manage your latte factor and have cut back on overpriced treats and unnecessary subscriptions, and are getting more mindf..

These Books on Flipping Houses Will Teach You What TV Shows Won’t

These Books on Flipping Houses Will Teach You What TV Shows Won’t

April 24, 2019April 24, 2019

  Concerned with ratings, TV shows rarely show the complete picture of house flipping with all the hurdles and unexpected costs.  If you are looking for some ..

5 Ways Convenience Hurts Your Latte Factor

5 Ways Convenience Hurts Your Latte Factor

April 19, 2019April 19, 2019

“What? How on earth can convenience hurt me in any way,” you ask? Actually, it can do so in at least five ways, as you’ll see from this post on how taking shortcuts can hurt ..

Penny Stock Trading: How to Profit Like a Pro

Penny Stock Trading: How to Profit Like a Pro

April 16, 2019April 16, 2019

 Penny Stock Trading has always been the proverbial backwater of the investing world. Though many consider penny stocks to literally mean a stock price below $1, SEC actually ..