Here are some of the blogs/books/etc. that helped us get started not this journey.
Real Estate Investing/Finances
BiggerPockets – This is an online education site compete with a podcast, blog, publishing house, and forums. The people on this site are very helpful and their beginners guides to real estate investing are phenomenal.
Mr. Money Mustache – This blog has been life changing for so many people. Mr. Money Mustache retired in his 30s, by aggressive saving, and is now living off stock investment income. This is not how me and my family are going about early retirement, but he has some excellent advice on frugality and a minimalist lifestyle.
Rich Dad Poor Dad – Financial literacy is at a shocking low in America right now. This book will change they way you think about money. It will change they way you think about your 9-5 job and about your plans for making an income throughout your life. It is a very easy read.