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I started investing when I was in my early 20s after reading David Chilton’s The Wealthy Barber.  I started my investing journey totally oblivious to the high money management fees my big bank charged me at the time.

Little did I know how much these money management fees would kill my portfolio returns over the years. So, in my very early 30s I got smart. 🙂 

I read books.

I read blogs.

I started to pay very close attention to where, how and when to invest my hard-earned dollars. I also learned to be wary of the financial industry. Why?

The way I see it: nobody cares more about my money than I do.

You should feel the same about your hard-earned dollars.

My name is Mark Seed and I’m the editor, founder and owner of My Own Advisor.

My goal is for us to own a $1 million investment portfolio with my wife to begin semi-retirement. Personal finance and investing is a growing passion of mine and I will be using this site to post my thoughts, opinions and journey to financial freedom being my own DIY financial advisor.

Join me in the journey.  Save, invest and prosper by following my site.

I welcome all feedback on this site and I will do my best to answer any general questions you have.  Send them along.

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