I am naturally cheap. I get it from my Dad. The point is that being cheap is not a very desirable trait. I am conscious of this fact and strive against my instincts. I purposely spend money now and again to guard against sinking into a miserly existence surrounded by my piles of gold and … Continue reading Frugal, Not Cheap – Or so I keep telling myself.
Risk tolerance is a question everyone involved with personal finance has to ask themselves at some point or another. While I dream and scheme of level 8's, I will probably only ever pull off 7's. My wife has nightmares about 4's. Call it the Bilbo Baggins problem. You can play it nice and safe and … Continue reading Fortune Favors the Bold
There is a new concept that's all the rage in our little corner of the blogging world. To MAP OUT your financial life on paper. This serves 3 purposes as far as I can see. First,it shows you if you have unnecessarily complicated your wealth web. Second, it shows you where everything is going and … Continue reading My Money Map
Steady paychecks with automatic deductions are the easiest way to pay yourself first. This is a breakdown of how much money we save out of each paycheck towards retirement. I have tried over the years to continue to live off of the same amount, raise to raise, and put the 'new money' into retirement/savings by … Continue reading Retirement Savings Per Check
In just one more month, I 'GET' to compare my year over year grown in Total Net Worth. This month we bumped up the Gold hoard and the Deferred Compensation! Check out my current track record of Net Worth Growth since 2007. Total Assets: $2,042,077 up + $ 2,683 from last month. Accounts receivable, This … Continue reading September Net Worth 2017