How Much is a Movie?

How Much is a Movie?

A couple weeks ago, I had a few friends over to watch a movie. After hearing high praise for Hell or High Water, and noticing it was available at Redbox, I decided to pick it up and invite a some friends over to watch it. (Note: This film is one of the Oscar-nominated...
Okay, But How Exactly Do I Invest?

Okay, But How Exactly Do I Invest?

My last post was A Q&A About Saving For Retirement, which seemed to successfully answer several questions – so thank you for asking and then providing feedback! I did receive a follow-up question (one I have heard in one way or another many times before)...
A Q&A About Saving for Retirement

A Q&A About Saving for Retirement

You asked, and I answered! Here are the common questions I’ve received about saving into retirement accounts, complete with answers. I hope you find this helpful. 401(k), 403(b), and TSP Accounts Note: These accounts work similarly, and I’ve used the names...
Welcome to 2017

Welcome to 2017

It’s the start of a new year, which can be a great time to reflect on the previous year and look ahead to the upcoming year. With that in mind, this post is a simple – yet important – one. It asks three questions. In regard to your personal finances,...
Remember that No Spending Challenge?

Remember that No Spending Challenge?

Remember that no spending challenge I proposed on Halloween? You can find the details right here. Essentially, the goal was to NOT spend money on yourself between Halloween and Christmas (except for things you NEED – like food). Many of you responded to this...
How ‘Bout All That Stuff?

How ‘Bout All That Stuff?

On January 3rd, 2016, I published a post about Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. In that post, I commented, “Following her very specific process, as described in her book, helped me...