Author: robert

fire -- simple

50/30/20 is about maximum simplicity and minimal uncertainty especially for those new to budgeting or renewing a commitment to taking care of their personal finances. These numbers serve as rules of thumb that can help you get started budgeting. 50/30 for needs and wants are maximum numbers. Ideally you will spend less on those categories […]

An interesting review of an interesting book on how to think about money from a WSJ financial writer. https://www.physicianonfire.com/how-to-think-about-money/

What can you learn from buying a boat? https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/10-lessons-learned-buying-a-wakeboat/

We learn from a good story in minimalism and intentionality from a serial mover. https://makingitrain.ca/2018/02/19/i-lived-in-a-half-empty-apartment-for-months-and-i-am-so-glad-i-did/comment-page-1/#comment-240

If you are a good student or poor student in high school should that change how you consider college? https://www.kitces.com/blog/benefits-of-attending-college-signaling-theory-bryan-caplan-case-against-education/

A man conquered the American West before anyone from the West had laid eyes on terrain beyond St. Louis. What conquered Meriwether Lewis? https://www.fiintrovert.com/2018/02/21/what-killed-meriwether-lewis/

How would your behavior at work change if you thought of your career the way an investor thinks about a rental property? https://esimoney.com/paradox-careers-impact-financial-independence

Should you carry cash for when opportunity strikes? http://retireby40.org/how-to-build-your-opportunity-fund/#comment-181594

How can you clean out your bad beliefs? Why does it matter? http://thefinancialdiet.com/need-clean-junk-financial-beliefs-start/

How can you monetize your lunch hour and should you? https://financialpanther.com/monetize-life-get-paid-live/