Welcome to Cactus Weaver. I have created this blog to allow the world follow me on my path to early retirement.

Over the course of the next 15-20 years, I will be investing as much as I can into online businesses and investments in order to retire early.

Follow me on Cactus Weaver and see what businesses I am currently running, how I go about setting them up, how much money they make me, and everything else about what I do.

Bitcoin Cost me $250,000

Back in 2013, when Bitcoin wasn’t as mainstream as it is today, against all wisdom, I invested $1449 into bitcoin, which, at the time, was quite a bit of money to me. I bought 21 Bitcoin, at a price of $69 per coin. I thought this was what was going …

What is Price Action Trading – Forex

If you are just starting out in the world of forex trading, you have probably seen all those fancy systems, with 14 indicators, 9 moving averages and lots of signals on the chart, those look really confusing right? Sometimes they produce results, most of the time, they don’t. You may …

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Grocery shopping on a budget, this is really an area you can save yourself hundreds of pounds on over the course of the year. Lots of people have asked me how I keep my food expenses so low. Easy, I don’t eat out often, and all the food I eat …

How do I Start Investing?

How to Start Investing If you are new to the world of investing, just like I was not so long ago, you may be wondering, how do I start investing. When I started researching how to invest, I was overwhelmed by the number of different companies offering investments, and I …

How Much do I Need to Start Investing?

The big question, how much do I need to start investing? Many people don’t start investing because they think it is only for the rich, or big wall street guys, or just because they don’t have enough money to begin with. In this article, I am going to run through …

Emergency Fund – Do I Need One?

An emergency fund, in my eyes is a must have. What it is, is basically a bank account you have with enough money to last you for 3 months or so, incase you loose your job, or an emergency pops up, like your car breaks down, boiler packs in… and …

Living by the 50/30/20 Budget

Budgeting is more than just knowing how much you make and spend each month, a budget should determine how much you spend and save each month. The 50/30/20 rule of budgeting, also called the 50/30/20 budget is a proportional guideline that can help you keep your spending and saving balanced. …

Compound Interest – Why it is Important

Einstein once said, Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it. Compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe. Everyone likes the thought of earning interest on their savings and investments (check out how to …

The Snowball Effect – Paying off Debt

Paying off debt of any kind may seem scary, but using the snowball effect strategy makes light work of it. Remember making snowballs as a kid? You probably realised that the fastest way to make one was to pack some snow into a small ball, then roll it around. As …