The Updated Trinity Study Simulation

Updated Trinity Study

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.

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.

Basic finance plots: from ‘random walk’ to retirement

basic finance plots

Math is the language of the universe. And plots help visualize math.
Today, I present five important plots to explain personal finance basics.

Are my investments good?

good investments

Today we’re starting with a common question, and we’re going to answer it from a few different points of view. College student Cesar asked me, “Jesse, take a look at my investments. Do you think they’re good?” Sounds simple enough:…

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