It was 2015, and we needed a break. My wife and I had been married for a few years and enjoying our new life together in California. We got new jobs in 2014, which meant more money, but also a lot more time at work and a lot more saving. I couldn’t tell you exactly […]
People hate budgeting or learning to make a budget (myself included). I mean really, really hate it. Maybe it’s the work it takes to track and categorize your spending. Maybe it’s the idea of restricting yourself from your full spending potential. Maybe it’s some core human aversion to thinking about money. Who knows… The thing […]
I didn’t know I wanted to be an accredited investor until I found out what an accredited investor was. It was 2014. I had just started my new job at Facebook and was starting to get more into personal finances. After having been laid off from my first tech job, I had a newfound respect […]
Ever since I was a kid, I didn’t like owing people money or people owing me money. I don’t even remember all the stories, but my family has always been quick to tell me about my early inclinations towards money management. I used to collect spare change, I would ask for a dime back if […]
Home, shelter, a house. A basic need we all have and one of the most expensive things we spend our money on. Housing remains one of the biggest expenses for most people and is inescapable. While it can be easy to spend less on food, clothing, and vacations … it can be harder to save […]
“Debt is bad! Crush your Debt! Get Debt Free!” If you read as many personal finance sites as I do, then you’ve seen at least one of these messages within the last week. Debt is definitely on the minds of a lot of people. And with good reason. The average American holds $5,700 in credit […]
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