Eric Bowlin

About Eric Bowlin

An investor that reached financial independence at the age of 30, Eric has been seen on Forbes, Trulia, WiseBread, TheStreet, and other financial publications.

What My 3 Year Old Taught Me About Investing

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The other night I was sitting on my bed with my wife and 3-year-old daughter Lily. We weren't doing anything unique, just chatting and playing before it was my daughter's bath time. I asked Lily if she would share her soft fleece blanket with me because my legs were cold. "NO! It's my blanket!" she said. [...]

How to Invest in Real Estate With Your 401k or IRA

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Investing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

You've come to realize that you need real estate in your portfolio, but you just don't have enough money to get started investing in real estate. Or do you? It turns out that you can actually invest in real estate with both your 401k or IRA (HSAs and Coverdells as well). So, if you are sitting [...]

Patch of Land Review – Become the Bank

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Crowdfunding, Investing, Reviews|Tags: , |

Just like a bank uses your deposits to give mortgages, you can cut out the middle-man and use your money to invest in lucrative mortgage backed real estate deals.

Patch of Land is an innovative company that focuses on finding, vetting, and funding loans that are secured by the 1st lien position on a potential property, then they allow you to buy a portion of each loan.