We’ve all heard that our actions have consequences, this is far from a novel concept. It’s also very apparent that those consequences can be positive, negative, and everything in between. I was recently thinking about this basic concept, and I had a minor epiphany that expanded this idea. To say that outcomes of decisions are … Continue reading Are your decisions leading to unhappiness? Here’s how you can flip the script
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
By a show of hands, how many people think that personal finance and investing is complicated? Most people have never been formally taught about personal finance or investing, and that's exactly how Wall Street likes it. Lucky for all of you, it's actually much simpler than you think. There are all types of things you … Continue reading How to invest your money
For my 9-5 job, I work as a financial analyst for a Fortune 50 company. This company spends billions of dollars each year in order to manufacture high-end technology. My job is to forecast depreciation for the entire company. I'm going to get a little "financy" here for a minute, so hang with me-- I … Continue reading Be careful before you lay the concrete
If you're into personal finance you've probably heard the term "financially independent," but what does that even mean? Financial independence is the ability to live off the income of your own personal resources. Those personal resources could be stocks, bonds, real estates, businesses, annuities, royalties, or any other investments. Being financially independent (abbreviated as FI) … Continue reading What is financial independence?
How many times have you fallen into the trap of thinking, "I'll be happy when..."?
I'll be happy when I... graduate, get a raise, make 6-figures, get married, have a perfect marriage, get in shape, have $X in my bank account, have a nicer house, drive a nicer car, don't have to work as many hours, get a better job, get my house paid off, finish this week/month/year, have a net worth of $X, get more vacation, or retire.
How many times lately have you heard how prohibitively expensive college is? It seems impossible to make it out of college without being neck-deep in debt. With ever rising tuition, books, meal plans, rent, clubs, intramural sports, and other fees... always more fees. If you don't have filthy rich parents or a full-ride scholarship can … Continue reading 6 ways I hacked college, and you can too