Get Rich in “Expensive Cities”

Get Rich in “Expensive Cities”

Food, Transportation and Housing. Those are the three big expenses you will have each month. If you can manage to keep these low, you can save a lot of money and retire early. Food Food is pretty easy to control. Outside of Manhattan or downtown San Francisco, groceries aren’t all…continue reading →
Cooking Your Way to FIRE

Cooking Your Way to FIRE

Cooking is what separates us from the animals. Think about it? Humans are literally the only species that cook food. But this seems to be changing with the millennial generation. We don’t have time to cook food. We’re too busy or whatever. So we eat at restaurants, order delivery, take-out,…continue reading →
Just Show Up

Just Show Up

This is some more of my simple, not easy advice. Because seriously you can get really far in life by just showing up. I was never the smartest kid in school. But I got excellent grades. I just showed up for class everyday. Next thing I know I had a college…continue reading →
I Bought a Rolex

I Bought a Rolex

Late last year I made the most expensive purchase of my life. No, I didn’t buy a new car or a house. I bought a watch. I know what you’re thinking, "What kind of personal finance blogger buys an expensive watch?!" This one does. And it’s one of the most meaningful…continue reading →
Automate Everything

Automate Everything

I just finished updating our expenses for the previous month. Spoiler alert: They were similar our spending each month over the past three years. Our expenses are low and extremely consistent. If we needed to we could live on a bit less but a weekend trip, new clothes or something unexpected always add…continue reading →
Simple. Not Easy.

Simple. Not Easy.

It baffles me that so many fail to achieve success in multiple areas. The fit poor guy. The rich fat guy. The smart awkward guy. The charming dumb guy. Mix and match as you like. Why can’t we have it all? I certainly don’t have it all. And for the most…continue reading →