A diversified portfolio isn’t enough: learn to be a disciplined investor to avoid the behavior gap. Behavioral finance teaches us about investment biases.
In my 20s I wrote about different standard of living levels and diminishing returns as my salary increased. Could understanding the marginal utility of income help you build wealth?
We review children’s education charities for our October donation, report our August budget, and award a charitable grant to a university!
We’ve been collecting tiny slices of thousands of companies over the years. Let’s compare frugal ways you can too with low-cost index funds: VTSAX vs VTI, SWSTX, FSKAX.
Could real estate investing be the route for Mike’s family to reach financial independence with their $1.5M net worth goal?
Our dividends tumbled but an Accountable Plan rescued our savings rate! We’ve revealed our net worth details for a little financial voyeurism.
Our thirteen-year saga from student loan debt, to graduate school, shifting careers, and starting two businesses. At the lowest point, we went from a negative $107K net worth to $1.2M in nine years. This is how we became millionaires and reached financial independence.
Our second monthly balance sheet update: with dividends added our savings rate ballooned. See the details for a little financial voyeurism!
We’ve taken on a mentality of “renting” our stuff: it’s always for sale, for the right price. Here are the apps, websites, and tools to sell locally for free.
Why pick stocks or index funds (ETFs and mutual funds)? The destruction of half my net worth in my 20s during the Great Recession offers up some lessons.