7 Goals for 2015

7 Goals for 2015

New Year, New Me? That’s what everyone has been saying on their Facebook, Twitter and blog posts for the past month. As if a new year signifies the need to improve your life. You can improve you life at anytime! A pig on December 31st will not become a bull…continue reading →
How I Invest: The Permanent Portfolio

How I Invest: The Permanent Portfolio

*While I still believe the Permanent Portfolio is a great allocation for any longterm investor, I have since changed my asset allocation. 1/2/2016   My wife and I are trying to become financially independent and “retire” as early as we can. We’d like to be there by 35 but 40…continue reading →
Organize Your Life

Organize Your Life

These past weeks I have put in effort to organize my life. None of these ideas below are revolutionary but they have helped me feel more relaxed and productive. Feel free to read through and/or comment below with ways you stay organized. Inbox Zero First I achieved inbox zero in…continue reading →
Should I Buy A Rolex?

Should I Buy A Rolex?

I’m an old man at heart. The oldest 28 year old I know. Being an old man, I like old things. Old things were made stronger and better than most of the items of today—cars clothing, shoes, furniture, homes and scotch to name a few. The word “vintage” is consistently…continue reading →
Financially Independent By Forty

Financially Independent By Forty

My wife and I will be financially independent by forty years old, probably sooner. While this will be a huge accomplishment; it shouldn’t prove to be incredibly difficult. Currently we try to spend around $1,500 per month but based on our last progress report this is more like $1800. I…continue reading →
The Art of Being Positive

The Art of Being Positive

Life is good. Forget that. Life is great. In the past I’ve caught myself being negative about certain aspects of my life but recently I’ve come to realize virtually none of my problems have a substantially negative impact on my life. What do we in the well-off western world tend…continue reading →
Steveonomics Reading List

Steveonomics Reading List

Bloggers love lists, books and minimalism. I am no exception. I’ve always had a deep appreciation for books but over the past few years I realized just how much of a pain they are to transport and store, not to mention the price to purchase them regularly. I read about…continue reading →