Two years since last doing so, this seems like a great time to take another look at my personal journey towards financial independence and see if I am still on track to hit my early retirement target.
When I first started learning about personal finance, the default advice pretty much everywhere was for people to roll their 401(k) into a Traditional IRA (TIRA) for greater flexibility of investment choices and low fees whenever they left a job.
Reddit’s wedding liars; delusional bloggers; a look at whether $10k is a reasonable wedding budget, and how much I ended up spending.
Are more American homeowners outsourcing their yard work than they used to? Plus a look at the ROI of an electric lawnmower.
We’re halfway through the year already! It’s time for another one of my biannual spending, budgeting, and savings reviews, and this time we’ll be taking a look at how I did in the first half of 2023.
Precious metals have been getting a lot of attention lately — inflation is still running at a moderate pace and there’s once again talks about the debt ceiling. This fearmongering provides a conducive environment for proponents of gold and silver to try and sell others on their investment.
Deflating your historical spending using inflation data makes it easier to interpret over time, especially during times like these when inflation is in flux.
We closed on our first home at the end of March, and I took off the entirety of last week from my job to get the house ready for us to move into by mid-April.
I’m always interested in saving money, and the Raspberry Pi allows one to save on two fronts: the low initial purchase price, as well as the ridiculously low power consumption of between 3 and 5 watts. Could I use it as my only PC?
I’ve been posting quite a bit for over two years about how I thought there was a housing bubble in the United States, so why did I just buy a home in 2023?