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.

Bitcoin for Bogleheads? Bogleheads should consider a long-term investment in cryptocurrency

Bogleheads should consider a long-term investment in cryptocurrency Updated: August 29th, 2021 I know that many hardcore Bogleheads will be completely against cryptocurrency investments. After all, why take on the additional risk to your portfolio when you can simply invest in Total Stock Market Indices and keep your costs low? I get it. BUT, if… Continue reading Bitcoin for Bogleheads? Bogleheads should consider a long-term investment in cryptocurrency

Do I own my own mutual fund?

I fired my financial advisor, only to find that I now own my own a mutual fund of 80 stocks. So if you were wondering what happens if you stick your head in the sand. Now you know. This is what happens when you hire a financial advisor, trusting that person without delving into how… Continue reading Do I own my own mutual fund?

How to Accidentally Retire; 5 Steadfast Rules to Follow

Anyone who comes to Accidentally Retired, is probably thinking…how is that possible? Well it is possible. And here are 5 tried and true rules to finding yourself in an accidental retirement situation. Rule 1 – Earn, Save and Automate Everyone already earns, so this is an easy rule. But, where there is usually a huge… Continue reading How to Accidentally Retire; 5 Steadfast Rules to Follow