Lifetime Wealth Ratio
Lifetime Wealth Ratio
Have you ever wondered how much you have made (from W-2 income) in your life? If you started as a teenage like me, it can be hard to remember allllllll ...
Be a Quitter
Be a Quitter
For as long as I can remember, I was involved in extra-curricular activities. From swimming lessons at 18 months old and t-ball at 3 years old, to basketball in 4th ...
My DIY Bathroom Remodel
My DIY Bathroom Remodel
I bought my townhouse in April 2006 from a husband and wife duo; she was a Realtor and he was a contractor. They would buy properties together and flip them. ...
Ingredients vs. Recipe
Ingredients vs. Recipe
Back in the early 1990s, a restaurant chain called Chi-Chi’s spread rapidly across the United States. On one visit to my local Chi-Chi’s, I overheard someone in the restaurant tell ...
Wrapping up 2018
Wrapping up 2018
By the time you read this, there will likely be less than 2 weeks left in the year 2018. This is the time of year that I like to slow ...
Drank the Emergency Fund
Drank the Emergency Fund
There is a widely-cited statistic that 40% of Americans cannot pay an unexpected $400 emergency. Are you one of these people without an Emergency Fund capable of footing that bill? ...
Shame
Shame
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines shame as a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety. Synonyms include humiliation, regret, disgrace, odium and reproach. I think we are all ...
WTF is a Middleton
WTF is a Middleton
By Josh October 23, 2018 Yesterday, an awesome new curation site went live called The Money Middletons. You may be asking yourself, “WTF is a Middleton” and you would be ...
Would you believe it – FinCon edition
Would you believe it – FinCon edition
By Josh October 3, 2018Yesterday, I put a post on Twitter asking people "Which of these events actually happened at #FinCon18 ??"If you are a literal person like I am, ...
Takeaways from FinCon18
Takeaways from FinCon18
October 1, 2018 Along with half of the Twittersphere, I just returned home from Orlando where I attended FinCon 2018. FinCon is an annual conference for money nerds of all ...