Leave bigger tips

Leave bigger tips, for others and yourself

When you leave bigger tips, you make a small sacrifice for another’s bigger gain. When else do we set aside resources for bigger gains? Investing!

Timing the market

Timing the Market: A Loser’s Game

History has shown just how difficult ‘timing the market’ is. So forget about perfect timing, and just stay steady and passive instead.

What's the fulfillment curve

The Fulfillment Curve

There will come a point where more spending does not lead to more happiness, but actually does the exact opposite.

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Simple Responsibilities

Some weeks are full of MATLAB, market economics, and compounding (and confounding) math. But this week, let’s change it up. I’m going to put the 401(k) on the back burner, and instead talk about garbage, green lights, and the simple…

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Updated Trinity Study

Updated Trinity Study Simulation–Beyond 2020

Using Wade Pfau’s data, pessimistic predictions of the future, and consumption smoothing, we’re creating an updated Trinity Study to use for potential “worst-case” retirement planning.

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Stock Market Success: Luck or Skill?

You’ll be surprised by the recent results of the Best Interest Stock Picking Competition. Was the stock market success just luck?

adherence

Adherence

Hoping to develop new behavior, but finding it hard to stick to a good habit? The problem is adherence. But you can change it for the better!