Lazy. For a short little word, it sure comes with a bad reputation. And it hangs out with a notorious crew of other words: fat, boring, stupid, sluggish. To be ...
April 30, 2019
Financial Independence Awareness Day
Today is 4/25/2019, which is being celebrated as the first annual Financial Independence Awareness Day by some of the personal finance bloggers in the Twittersphere. Ty Roberts from CampFIREfinance put ...
April 24, 2019
Musings on Tax Day
April 15th (or thereabouts, if it falls on a weekend) is Tax Day in the United States. Our friends in Canada have until April 30th, unless you’re self-employed, in which ...
April 15, 2019
I lucked into my credit score
I went to college in the early-to-mid 2000s, and I’m sure this sounds familiar to a lot of you. Tables would pop up around the campus with all sorts of ...
April 10, 2019
1Q 2019 update
This is the first time I have sat down to do a Quarterly update, so please let me know on Twitter or in the comments if this is something I ...
March 31, 2019
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 ...
March 18, 2019
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 ...
March 10, 2019
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. ...
March 5, 2019
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 ...
January 30, 2019
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 ...
December 16, 2018