The Pitfalls of Playing the Stock Market: Why Index Funds Win Every Time Updated May 11, 2023 In late 2020, after spending significant 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… Continue reading Betting on a player. Betting on a team. Betting on a league.
The Mansion Next Door
Our neighborhood is fairly new and is one of those built by a national homebuilder. What is interesting about our particular development, is that it was built with various price points in mind. There are entry-level homes, mid-tier homes, upper-tier homes, and mansions…yes mansions. Each type of home has its own subdivision within the development,… Continue reading The Mansion Next Door
Should I Use a Financial Advisor or Do It Myself?
Too Much Can Go Wrong Hiring a Financial Advisor: You Should Do It Yourself Updated March 23, 2023 As you can imagine for someone who Accidentally Retired, I managed to earn and save enough money over time to find myself in this position. But it wasn’t easy…I ran a startup and it was a grind.… Continue reading Should I Use a Financial Advisor or Do It Myself?
Empower Retirement Planner Review 2023 (formerly Personal Capital)
Empower is the easiest and most convenient way to track your net worth, plan for retirement, and run your day to day budget There is a reason that many personal finance bloggers are continuously pushing Empower’s Retirement Planner: it is the easiest and most convenient way to tie together your entire net worth picture, plan… Continue reading Empower Retirement Planner Review 2023 (formerly Personal Capital)
How to Set Up Empower to Track Your Crypto Investments (formerly Personal Capital)
Track your crypto investments using Empower As many of you know, even though I am a Boglehead, I believe in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. As such, I have allocated a small part of our investments to Ethereum and Bitcoin. However, as an avid Empower user, it was frustrating that I could not easily track my… Continue reading How to Set Up Empower to Track Your Crypto Investments (formerly Personal Capital)