Rebalancing your Portfolio with an Asset Allocation Spreadsheet

NOTE: This is not investing advice, nor should be taken as such. The Asset Allocation Spreadsheet is simply a tool for DIY rebalancing! After becoming Accidentally Retired, I was fed up with my Financial Advisor and decided to fire him. I was now a DIY investor! But there is one thing that every DIY Investor… Continue reading Rebalancing your Portfolio with an Asset Allocation Spreadsheet

Why a transient life beats peanut butter on pancakes

Olaf is the blogger behind MileHighFinanceGuy.com, where he shares a variety of posts on financial topics and reflections on life and money.  He previously worked as an advisor at one of the largest financial firms in the US. While there, Olaf regularly helped people decide what to do with old 401(k)s, construct investment portfolios, and… Continue reading Why a transient life beats peanut butter on pancakes

Celebrating 1 year of blogging

I’ve always wanted to write. Then 1 year ago, I finally acted on it after finding myself Accidentally Retired. My advice to anyone thinking about starting something. Just start. Start today. Don’t look back. Writing helps me to better think and focus…and I have found over the years that I can express myself in a… Continue reading Celebrating 1 year of blogging

Why generational wealth isn’t the answer

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter and positivity around springing entirely past financial independence and going for “Generational Wealth“. And while in theory the idea of generational wealth for your loved ones seems like it should be the goal. It isn’t. Giving too much wealth to your children backfires 70% of wealthy families… Continue reading Why generational wealth isn’t the answer