The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal Employees. It was established by Congress in the Federal Employees' Retirement System Act of 1986 and offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. TSP includes automatic contributions by the … Continue reading Digging Down on Our TSP
"DOO-eh train tickets" (in fake Italian accent for some reason), holding up 2 fingers to the girl in glass both at the subway station near the Louvre Museum. This picture of an American idiot in Paris sums up my early days as an inexperienced international traveler. Our Paris trip was a combination of two lucky … Continue reading Paris, France
I have been asked several times now to provide a piece on prepping in relation to personal finance blogs. For me, I am always glad to provide the piece. There is no reason these two passions are not linked more often . I find many of the same traits abound in each niche; Frugality, Minimalism, Self-Reliance, … Continue reading Guest Post; What’s you Got in that Bag?
I have worked as both a public defender and as a prosecutor. While I consider them to be two sides of the same coin, the world does not. The jobs are actually very different. One answers to the public, the other to the individual. A prosecutor builds cases, block by block. Cementing together the elements … Continue reading White Hat/Black Hat
Summer is flying by, here we find ourselves already into August. Well our vacation was 14 days of the best weather we have every had Up North. But the boat broke down 11 minutes into day one. You take the good with the bad. I sent my oldest off to Summer Camp for a week. … Continue reading August 2018 Net Worth LookSee