Some of the most common advice we're given is just "do your best." It might be in regards to an interview, athletics, job, or advice you get from your mom when you vent about a current struggle. I used to think this was good advice, but recently, I've decided this is actually terrible advice. Why, … Continue reading The danger of always “doing your best”
I write this post just before a relatively new, consumer holiday, our beloved Black Friday. Soon we are going to be amused to see human nature at it's worst, all those videos that are so bad that we can't look away: brawls, hoarding, stampedes, and all the excess that is the American Dream. Despite those … Continue reading If you have to search for deals, do you really need Black Friday?
Side-hustles are all the rage these days, but it can be easier said than done to find the right hustle for you. This past week I entered into the world of paid dog walking. I started a work from home job a few months ago, which has opened up some possible side-hustles. I signed up … Continue reading How I’m earning $100 per week walking dogs
Have you ever wanted to work for a startup? Have you ever wondered where you'd find a job at a startup? If you answered yes to these questions, then this post is for you. I had a strong desire to work for a startup but I had no idea how to get any traction. Then … Continue reading How to get your dream job at a Startup
There have been a lot of political shenanigans going on lately. The funny thing about that statement is, it probably doesn't matter when you read that sentence, it will probably always be true. But the specific event I'm referring to is the Kavanaugh hearing, it is an absolute circus. People are glued to the TV … Continue reading Focus on your Circle of Control- nothing else matters
People frequently wonder, "how much should I be saving?" You want to make sure you're saving "enough," but is there such a thing as saving too much? How do you decide how much that is? In most cases, people under-save, but there are also outlying cases that people over-save to the point that it actually … Continue reading How much should I spend to be happy?
Alright, now that you’ve read Options Trading (Where to Start?) which taught you how to create a watch list, do some research, and identify a few possible opportunities in the market you are ready “jump in” and start trading options. My goal, in this segment, is to help you maximize your return on those trades and help … Continue reading Options Trading (Getting Started)
In 2017 I graduated with my MBA in Finance and then went to work for a Fortune 50 company as a Senior Financial Analyst. When I would tell people where I worked and what I was doing, many would be impressed. According to conventional wisdom, I had made it. I was working for a market … Continue reading 5 reasons why I joined a startup