How I Invest

how i invest

You asked, so here’s the answer. Let’s breakdown my investment accounts, asset class choices, and why I make those choices.

Simple Financial Goals

financial goals

Attention is expensive. I won’t waste yours—at least not today. If you meet these ten financial goals, you’ll be better for it. That’s it.

Turkey, Money, COVID, and More

turkey covid

A smorgasbord of interesting topics in this Thanksgiving 2020 post. From the “Biot number” to investing, and COVID calculator for dessert

Your Retirement Savings Goal for 2021

retirement savings goal calculator

Looking for a New Years Resolution? Start saving for retirement! This calculator helps you build a retirement savings goal for 2021.

Personal Finance Policies for Joe (or Don)

It might be a couple weeks before we’re sure who will be in the White House for the next four years. But we’ll have someone. And we’ll have federal, state, and local officials too. I’m convinced that these folks can…

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The True Cost of Car Ownership

car ownership

New, used, leasing. Insurance, depreciation, repairs. A fantastic breakdown to explain every aspect of the cost of car ownership.

Memento Mori

Memento mori

The point of ‘memento mori’ isn’t to cause fear or to be morbid. It’s not a downer. It’s motivation, and inspiration, and a gentle, true reminder of what’s coming.

Amazing People Everywhere

amazing people

Admiration for celebrities is fine, but I’m convinced there are plenty of tools you can learn from the the titans you already know.

Have You Met Mr. Market?

mr. market

Mr. Market is a manic-depressive investor. And if you pay attention, you’ll realize that the *real* stock market acts just like him.