Going against the grain
Going against the grain
A common focus in many personal finance articles is the eradication of debt, no matter what the interest rate the borrower is paying. Sure, there’s some quibbling about which order ...
Meeting Minimum Spend
Meeting Minimum Spend
If you’ve ever contemplated opening a credit card for the sign-up bonus, you’re probably aware of some of the terms: “Spend $x,000 in 90 days to receive xx,000 points/miles”. I’ve ...
FinCon is like a college reunion
FinCon is like a college reunion
Growing up, I had a lot of good friends, but never really any close friends. I attended multiple proms as a friend ask, not because I was ever actually dating ...
Goodbye Personal Capital
Goodbye Personal Capital
I'm no stranger to using web apps to track my personal finances. I currently have 3,417 days of history saved on Mint.com, which I only started using after an earlier ...
2018 Miscellaneous Income
2018 Miscellaneous Income
As I’ve written before, I have been tracking every penny coming into my life (from sources outside of my regular paychecks) for the past 4 years. When I originally published ...
Changing my mortgage mindset
Changing my mortgage mindset
As I wrote about in my last post, a mortgage is a debt that must be paid within a prescribed and agreed-upon time frame. And as with all debts, it ...
Your house is not an Asset
Your house is not an Asset
The greatest lie ever told in America is the one about The American Dream. That the only way to truly prosper and live the Good Life in this country is ...
Useful Travel Tools: Service
Useful Travel Tools: Service
This is the second post on useful travel tools, so perhaps I am starting a new series here at JoshOvermyer.com (albeit over a year apart). If you missed the first ...
2019 mid-year recap
2019 mid-year recap
2019 is halfway over already, and I can’t decide if it’s been THISQUICK or i n c r e d i b l y  s l o w. It’s been ...
Leftovers
Leftovers
When I say the word Leftovers, most of you will probably think of the extra portion of last night’s supper, that you package and take to work with you for ...