This chart keeps track of my retirement contributions. It indicates the amount of $ invested in certain Retirement vehicles and their Growth Rate as of 07/23/17. It is important to track this because it gives you a sense of which avenues give you the most bang for your buck. I recently cashed out a large … Continue reading Growth of Retirement Contributions
I earn a wage. My wife earns a wage. My other passive income investments, hustles, and schemes also earn money every month. I like to think of my extra income has being earned by a small army of henchmen who work tirelessly and solely for my own benefit. This is not only a helpful way … Continue reading My Army of Loyal Henchmen
I get the modern American economy, I really do. We were all peasants back in the day and figured out that with our own hard work and the changing industrial/free market/capitalist system, we could climb the ladder and improve our lives. It worked well too. The growth of the American middle class is unprecedented in … Continue reading Viva la Revolution!
Below I have reposted an article I read on Fee (Foundation for Economic Education). I often reiterate these same notions to myself and to my wife as we casually take for granted the conveniences and advances of modern life. The most obvious one to me always seems to hit me while I am eating at … Continue reading We Live Like Kings
I believe in a well rounded family of assets, this definitely includes Precious Metals (PMs). The question is to what degree. I have watched people go back and forth on this issue and the only conclusion I have arrived at is that some PM is part of any well diversified portfolio. I am fond of … Continue reading Precious Metals