Credit: Jeff Kober Reading Time: 2 Min One of the biggest drawbacks of living in the city is dealing with its crowdedness. But there’s good news: in retirement, you get to skip all the lines! My view of New York City has changed entirely now that I am retired. Put simply, NYC from 9 am
Reading Time: 4 Min You may be wondering what sort of perfect money management system we’re trying to build with all this personal finance advice. What does it look like in its final incarnation? What will all that beauty and elegance look like combined into one perfectly engineered system? Your wait is at an
Reading Time: 7 Min Several readers have asked me how one gets a high-paying job or trades into a higher paying job. It’s a fantastic question and there are many ways to accomplish it. What follows are the techniques that worked for me on my personal journey. By following these tenets, I was consistently given
Reading Time: 4 Min This post is part of a larger mini-series called The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Bonds. You can read the rest of it over here. Rather than buy individual bonds, most of us will be looking to park our money in a fund where a money manager goes around and purchases a
Reading Time: 4 Min We all want to look like the picture of confidence. We want to kick life’s butt and take names while doing it. The perfect spouse, the perfect home, the perfect group of equally badass friends (but you know, no one too noticeably more badass than us). When you wake up
Reading Time: 10 Min A few weeks ago, you guys shared a list of things you wanted learn more about. Several of you posed questions about how to think about your 401ks, which we’ll address in this post. New readers, if you have questions you’d also like answered, feel free to leave a
Reading Time: 2 Min What does it take to be above average in net worth in this country? According to date from the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances, helpfully presented by DQYDJ, the answer is “not a whole heck of a lot”. The 50 percentile ranking for those age 50-54 is $122,100
Reading Time: 3 Min This post is part of a larger mini-series called The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Bonds. You can read the rest of it over here. You’ve doubtless heard that any change in the interest rate is tightly coupled with price movement in the bond market. How exactly does the relationship work?
Reading Time: 4 Min In a past life, I was the quintessential Type A Overachiever. I had goals for clubs and activities to get into a good college. I had goals for my net worth each year. And that attitude carried down into each day, where there were always items to complete. Get groceries.