Just say no to Central Bank Digital Currencies, the superpower of having low expectations, What does the BIS, IMF, & World Bank even do, and more
Two opposing perspectives on the US housing market, should you max out your 401k, travel is no cure for the mind, and more
How I ran the numbers to determine that I shouldn't max out my 401k going forward
Tips on positioning both your investments and your expenses like housing, healthcare, and education to maintain your standard of living in a future with high inflation
Should you max out your 401k earlier in the year, the high cost of an easy job, the psychology of speculative assets, and more
My review of the The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel including summary, notes, and my favorite quotes.
My reflection on 2021 including the good, the bad, and my goals for 2022
The many worlds of enough, the no shampoo method, how airlines quietly became banks, my 2021 year in review, and more
An economic history of how this all happened, does QE cause wealth inequality?, the salary you need to buy a house in the 50 largest US metros, and more
The Ladders of Wealth Creation, What if People Don't Want a Career?, Price Changes Since 1998 Prove the Economy is Rigged, and more
WTF Happened in 1971, The housing theory of everything, Ditching your commute: worth ~$40K/year in happiness, and more
Both approaches are focused on saving money, but the similarities end there.
Choosing what to do with your life, the most effective wealth-building strategy for young investors, the Cantillon Effect, and Shrinkflation
Visualize the incredible value of passive income and how various Safe Withdrawal Rates impact your required investments to reach FIRE
The Great Online Game, The Highest Forms of Wealth, How Does a Raise Early in Your Career Affect Your Finances, and more
Flexible hours, low stress, fun, and travel friendly. I picked out 10 of the best jobs that allow you to make the most of your life after reaching your Coast FIRE milestone.
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant, Getting the Goalposts to Stop Moving, $5 billion Roth IRA, setting up your children for financial success, and more
A breakdown of my current income and expenses while enjoying life in a VHCOL location
How Barista FIRE uses the power of side income after retirement to help you exit the rat race much sooner
10 steps I took to lay the foundation for a lifetime of financial freedom
My reflection on 2020 including the good, the bad, my learnings from the past year, and my goals for 2021
Here's how I stacked discounts to buy Apple's M1 MacBook Air for under $700
How I've saved nearly $2,000 since switching to Mint in 2016
What would happen if you only upgraded your iPhone every three years and bought Apple stock in the years between?
Here are 5 finance-related mistakes I've made on my journey and the takeaways you can learn from each of them
Compounding growth as a heuristic for focusing your time and energy
Determine at-a-glance your Coast FIRE number based on your age and expected spending
Leverage the power of compound growth to unlock freedom early in life, before hitting your normal FI number.
My journey on the path to financial independence
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