A basket of different Asset Classes. Never too many eggs in any one basket. All wise words, which I have taken to heart. Lets go through my various stashes as if they were pieces of a pie. Because I am thorough and love pie. Bonds - the Banana Cream Pie of the asset world. Truth be … Continue reading A Slice of Every Pie
This is my latest idea for a reoccurring segment. Stories about money, both the good and the bad. I called it One for One because I figured for every story that paints me in a skillful or at least lucky financial light, I should include a clunker - for parity. First up, the good one. … Continue reading Money Stories: One for One
We learn more from our money mistakes than we do from our money victories. This is exactly what AJourneytoFI and ChroniclesofaFatherwithCents are trying to do with this new chain gang. What money mistakes did you make and how can the rest of us learn from your errors? A noble endeavor and one to which I … Continue reading Budget Bungles, Money Muddles, and Fiscal Flubs
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.