Book Review | Meditations: A new Translation by Marcus Aurelius

Highlights and Quotes from Meditations: A New Translation by Marcus Aurelius This book was a struggle for me in some ways. I am a huge fan of A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine. It not only made me realize that I have already been living the Stoic… Continue reading Book Review | Meditations: A new Translation by Marcus Aurelius

Cloudy sunsets make the best sunsets – and other life advice

Sunset with Amazing Clouds

The joy of capturing sunsets Ever since I got my first iPhone and realized the power of being able to snap a picture anywhere, anytime, I began to capture sunset pictures. It brings me joy every time I catch a sunset, and the act of taking a picture of it, somehow brings me even more… Continue reading Cloudy sunsets make the best sunsets – and other life advice

The Time Log Spreadsheet: become more effective by tracking, optimizing, and focusing your time

Accidentally Retired - Time Log Yearly Overview

How to make the most of your time A few years ago about a year into my full-time role as CEO of my company, I realized that my time management was beginning to get out of my control. As part of a growing company within a larger public company, we had meetings, upon meetings —… Continue reading The Time Log Spreadsheet: become more effective by tracking, optimizing, and focusing your time

What if your favorite stocks were Avengers?

Just wanted to have a little fun today. Too often we in the personal finance world take things a little too seriously. That includes me. Even though most of us sit around investing in “boring” index funds like $VTI or $VTSAX, they are truly all you really need to grow your wealth. Still it’s nice… Continue reading What if your favorite stocks were Avengers?

Approaching your retirement date is like approaching a black hole

The Retirement Black Hole Approaching your retirement is the single greatest accomplishment of your career. You have worked your a$$ off and now you have built up enough net worth to have your money work for you, and not the other way around. And yet, for most of us, you don’t really know what life… Continue reading Approaching your retirement date is like approaching a black hole