By Travis Smith
on January 20, 2022
“Money and friendships don’t mix.”  How many times have you heard that saying? Many people consider it common knowledge that financial and personal relationships should be kept separate. We’re here ...
By Travis Smith
on January 13, 2022
Do you dream of a life where you don’t rely on your W2 income to survive? You’re not alone. The concept of financial freedom has only grown in popularity in recent years. Financial freedom means ...
By Travis Smith
on January 13, 2022
There is a lot of information about forming, running, and maintaining a limited liability company (LLC). Here is a quick checklist of all the things you need to do when forming an LLC:‍
By Travis Smith
on January 12, 2022
In order to open a business bank account, you’re required to have articles of incorporation, ownership documents, employer identification number and personal identification documents. By opening a ...
By Travis Smith
on January 11, 2022
There is an age-old saying, “don’t mix family and business.” Even if you’ve never heard the saying, there are about 100 articles via Google that might tell you the same even if you’re thinking about ...
By Travis Smith
on January 11, 2022
When you’re forming a limited liability company (LLC) with family, friends, or like-minded individuals, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all. You have to remember one thing — you’re ...
By Travis Smith
on January 11, 2022
Each state varies when it comes to LLC filing and formation fees. Naturally, when starting a business, you don’t want all of your funds to go into filing for the business, but these are required and ...
By Matt Shachter
on December 03, 2019
The rise of the entrepreneurial real estate investor is uncovering a need for tools that support a flexible mindset and capital strategy.  “Americans today are more mobile than ever in their pursuit ...
By Travis Smith
on November 26, 2019
During this holiday season, it is so important to count our blessings and give thanks. Whether you are around the dinner table or connecting over holiday spirits, don’t miss a wonderful opportunity ...
By Josh Wilson
on November 25, 2019
When you are considering a shared financial investment one of the concerns is always the legal/financial responsibilities and protections that apply to individual members. Even for seasoned ...
By Matt Shachter
on November 20, 2019
Ready. Set. Go. Momentum is a powerful force. When you have an idea and discover a way to to make it a reality, momentum is a natural by product. However, when we start thinking about shared goals ...
By Travis Smith
on November 20, 2019
I recently presented to an international group of aspiring entrepreneurs from the China Entrepreneurs Network at The Ohio State University.   Considering the group, it was the perfect audience to ...
By Travis Smith
on November 08, 2019
I’m on my way out to VRBO’s Partners Summit this weekend in Scottsdale, AZ.  I can’t wait… it is an awesome community of Entrepreneurs who have built or are building a business in the exploding ...
By TribeVest Editor
on October 18, 2019
Can a vacation home investment be your path to the vacation you have been waiting for? 768 million vacation days went unused in 2018 according to USATravel.org. Why? Who doesn’t want a vacation?
By TribeVest Editor
on October 10, 2019
Being comfortable with our current state is only one measure of security. Most of us waiver between moments of “what if…” and “one day”. Our actions to navigate these uncertainties are improved by 1) ...
By TribeVest Editor
on October 03, 2019
“A majority of Americans (two-thirds) believe investing in real estate, whether for a flip or a renovation, is just too hard, too costly and too far out of their expertise — especially compared with ...
By TribeVest Editor
on September 25, 2019
To many of us, finances and investment decisions traditionally are topics we hold close to our heart. For some, it is fear of putting ourselves out there for comparison. For others, like me, it is  ...
By TribeVest Editor
on September 20, 2019
This weekend will mark the 25th anniversary of the television show Friends. Fans are recounting their favorite episodes and reminiscing about the ups and downs of the interactions that defined ...
By Eric Torgerson
on July 31, 2018
There have been several columns recently pointing out the bias that may exist in investment decisions.  This column serves as an explanation of the biases and if a person reading this suffers from ...
By Eric Torgerson
on July 31, 2018
  Many of you know the story of how my three brothers and I formed what eventually became TribeVest’s first Tribe. And the moment that changed our lives forever: when we realized how we could ...
By Travis Smith
on July 06, 2018
  This is a tale of how two drastically different classes create wealth--the extremely wealthy,   and the rest of us. I know all things are relative, so to be clear I’m referring to this group as the ...
By Travis Smith
on June 28, 2018
TribeVest simplifies group investing, empowering individuals to save with purpose and invest together.  But why would we invest together? And what would we invest in?
By Travis Smith
on April 17, 2017
I have always enjoyed the idea of travel in pursuit of new adventures. In fact, I have always found a direct correlation between the distance traveled and the personal impact of travel on my life.