Jesse Cramer

is creating The Best Interest

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Investments add up in a compounding manner, and investing in knowledge is no different. If the Best Interest has helped you learn, consider donating at the Partial Shares level. 
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Has the Best Interest saved you real money? Consider giving back at the Whole Shares level!

Not only will you get the benefits of the lower Partial Shares level, but I'll be happy to answer your specific email questions pertaining to any of the topics covered on the Best Interest.

Budgeting? Investing? Tricking yourself into better habits? Any question is valid at the Whole Shares level
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If the Best Interest--and my index fandom--has gone so far as to turn your financial life around, consider the Buy the Market! support level.

You'll get all the benefits of the Partial Shares and Whole Shares levels. But you'll also get one of the following:
  • A blog post dedicated to the topic (or questions) of your choice. 
  • Two 30-minute phone calls per year to discuss your personal finances and how to improve them. 
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My goal is that the Best Interest helps you lead a more financially successful life. I love writing and running the site. And I’ll continue to do it.

Last year, the blog cost about $2,000 to maintain—plus the many hours required to write over 100,000 words of original, helpful articles.

If you’ve found that the Best Interest has helped you…

…then please consider supporting the blog via this Patreon.

But why don’t I just run ads?

You’ve been bombarded with so many internet ads for so long that it might feel strange to see a website without them.

The advertising model of the Internet drives misinformation, clickbait, and ‘fake news.’ Advertising fights for your limited attention using whatever dirty tactics necessary. Our monkey brains aren’t wired for it.

That’s why I don’t advertise on the Best Interest.

I don’t want to write bulls*** clickbait articles. I doubt you want to read them. I care more about the quality of the information than the quantity of readers who click on the headline to see dumb ads. I hope you care about that too.

Support via Patreon

Instead, this Patreon acts as a direct two-way conduit between you and me.

Please—donate here on Patreon and help the Best Interest produce more ad-free, high-quality content.

As always, thanks for reading the Best Interest. 

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