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The Ten Minute Guide To Personal Finance

Winning with money is not hard.  You don’t need to be good at math or a finance wizard to win with your money.   You don’t need to make $100,000 a year, and you certainly don’t need an advanced degree.  What is difficult is applying the behaviors needed to win …

How To Calculate Your Taxes In 2018

I do a lot of planning for my taxes, so much so that it feels obsessive at times.  A few years ago I made a tax planning spreadsheet that allowed people to compare side by side different tax scenarios. This greatly simplified my tax planning, and helped many others as …

Quarter 4 2017 Update

2017 was our best year financially yet.  Despite setbacks we hit a savings rate of 44%, not quite the 50% I wanted, but certainly close.  We saved just under $40,000 this year. I think overall the targets I’ve been shooting for are a bit too lofty and I need to …