Money Grows On Trees.


May 2021

Half Way to Lean FIRE Target

My net worth is now half of what I expect that I need to hit Lean FIRE.

March 2021

Think Like A Bear, Buy Like A Bull

Arguments have two sides and there is always an argument going on about the stock market.

Money Buys Freedom

You can create a lifetime's worth of money is less than a lifetime.

Front-End Loading

Front-end loading is the practice of putting value or work into the beginning of a given timeframe.

Investing Is About Resource Allocation

Invested resources will ultimately determine the speed and direction of our society.

February 2021

Investing For Beginners

Investing to me is all about building a better future for myself.

Budgeting For Beginners

Budgeting money is a great way to take over control of one's income.

January 2021

GME Short Squeeze Of 2021

I truly believe this week's actions are going to go down in history for better or for worse.

Ways To Save Money

Spend wisely.

My Cost Of Living Theory

Living in a place where a given person has a higher earning potential than the average person leads to a higher probability of financial success.

Financial Look Back On 2020

I'm glad to have been able to look back and see mostly positives as well as some lessons to keep in mind moving forward.

Money Is Survival

Think of money as a means to survival and you could gain an entirely new perspective on the power behind it.

December 2020

Money Buys Options

Anyone can reach a level of freedom from strategically saving and investing.

My Thoughts On The Market At The End Of 2020

Despite all the bad news, investors kept investing.

November 2020

The Importance of an Emergency Fund

An emergency fund should be used for situations that prohibit someone from being able to operate in their normal capacity.

Markets During Election Week 2020

Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.

Every Dollar You Spend Is A Vote

Humanity would be better served without expending so many resources on garbage.

Most Things Only Exist For You To Buy Them

Humanity would be better served without expending so many resources on garbage.

September 2020

My Business Idea Disadvantage

Since I am such a hard sell in the first place, I am an even harder sell to myself.

My Financial Independence Debt

I am in debt until I become financially independent.

The Idea Behind FIRE

To me, being financially independent means being at ease, and who doesn't want that?

My Thoughts on the Market for September 21, 2020

The price of the stock market does not necessarily reflect what's going on today, but rather what investors think we will look like in the future.

The Joneses Are Poor

Keeping up with the Joneses is a bad situation because the Joneses are poor. The Joneses spend all their money on things that are going to lose value over time.

Failing Early

Failing early just means that you did something, which is half the battle. After you have failed, you have the experience. Now you know what not to do and you can build on the parts you did right. The end goal is not to fail, but to learn from your failures to reach some form of success.

August 2020

Money is just a Representation of Value

Money is just a symbol of value that society places on a particular service or product.

People I Follow

There are a few key people that I look up to in the personal finance and development communities that I wanted to highlight.

Why I Don't Day Trade

If day trading is the route you choose to go down, then I wish you all the luck I can. You'll need it.

Why Do People Want To Be Mediocre?

Why do people settle in to their lives without trying to push themselves further?

Gain control of your finances

Building self discipline goes a long way

July 2020

Retail Investors, Tech Giants, and Eviction Moratoriums

My biggest word of caution would just be to look into what you are buying before you buy it. High reward means high risk.

Assets and Liabilities

Buy assets, which make you money, and stay away from liabilities, which cost you money.

Weekly Market Wrap: 24 July 2020

For the week of July 13 to July 24

What is Market Capitalization

With a fixed amount of outstanding shares, gaining market cap means that more and more people want to buy shares than sell them.

Not Investing Loses You Money

A solid nest egg in today's terms might be next to nothing a few decades down the line.

Weekly Market Wrap: 17 July 2020

For the week of July 13 to July 17

June 2020 Retail Sales

Retail sales are at pre-Covid levels.

How Investing and Compound Interest Build Wealth Over Time

A little saving up front does wonders later on because compounding interest is a powerful thing.

Weekly Market Wrap: 10 July 2020

For the week of July 6 to July 10

Stop Buying Stuff

From a personal finance perspective, overconsumption makes no sense.

Weekly Market Wrap: 3 July 2020

For the week of June 29 to July 3

June 2020

Ways to Handle Money

There are three things you can do with money once you possess it: spend, save, and invest.

First Post

About me.