A simple and beautiful Net Worth Tracker Spreadsheet

I believe that one of the most important things that you can do in personal finance is to track your net worth. Now, more than ever, there are so many easy ways to automatically track your assets and your liabilities. I personally use Personal Capital to seamlessly track my net worth, asset allocations, and eyeball… Continue reading A simple and beautiful Net Worth Tracker Spreadsheet

Why doing less is often more

It’s been awhile since I sat down to write a new article. Most of what I have posted lately have been timely re-posts of “old” content (AR is less than 1 year old). Now that my kids are in school, I *should* have all sorts of time on my hands. However, between picking up a… Continue reading Why doing less is often more

Betting on a player. Betting on a team. Betting on a league.

What do sports betting and stock picking have in common? They’re both gambling. Late last year, after spending a significant amount of time talking with fiduciaries and reading The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by Jack Bogle, I fired my financial advisor, and took over my investments. My mini-retirement had finally given me the… Continue reading Betting on a player. Betting on a team. Betting on a league.

Why we decided NOT to invest in a vacation rental

From the moment my Dad lent me his copy of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, I always dreamed about investing in real estate. Not just investing in my primary residence, but utilizing real estate investing to generate passive income that moves you from the left to the right side of Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW quadrant. But as… Continue reading Why we decided NOT to invest in a vacation rental

Book Review | Atomic Habits: by James Clear

Highlights and Quotes from Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear This book is incredible. I repeat…incredible! Atomic Habits by James Clear is a goldmine of useful information and ideas around how to build better habits, break the bad ones, and live the life that… Continue reading Book Review | Atomic Habits: by James Clear