I love my ESPP

I LOVE my company’s ESPP! Seriously it’s great, because twice a year I get a nice cash payout that I use to boost my index funds. How ESPPs Work Most Employee Stock Purchase Plans are exactly the same. You use up to 20% of your salary to purchase company stock […]

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Using Skill Arbitrage Maximize your Salary

Skill arbitrage is all about using your skills to find a seemingly uncorrelated job that makes more money than your typically career path. Very few people across all industries actually work in their college field of study. Many of them have discovered how their skills translate into real world jobs […]

The Fire Movement Continues to Burn

Is The Fire Movement Finally Dead?

Haven’t you heard the news? The fire movement is officially dead! That’s right, pack your bags, shave that mustache, and head back to your home office to start those Zoom interviews. Or maybe not… Fire was born from the forge of divergence. We spend differently, save differently, and live differently. […]

The Correction Bear

This is The Cost of Entry

Welcome to the bear market, what we are experiencing is the cost of entry for being an investor. Times like this may seem scary, but these moments are the reason stocks outperform. First let’s back up and see how we got here. The Crisis Back in 2008 the bears came […]

Stock Market

The Markets Went Crazy – Money and Life Update

This past week the markets went crazy. It seems that every time I reviewed my account I lost another $10,000. Yikes. My initial reaction to this was confusion and frustration, is the Corona virus as bad as the markets are reflecting? Surely not! When lift gets crazy I’ve found the […]

Doha as seen from a Qatar Q-Suite

5 Things I love About Qatar Business Class and Three I Don’t

I recently flew Qatar business class from Atlanta to Bangalore, connecting through Doha. Here’s the highs and lows about traveling on this pristine airline 1. The Q-Suite Qatar airlines has one of the best business class setups with the Q-suite. This configuration, available on some planes flying through Doha, provides […]

Create Goals for the New Year

Creating Goals for the New Year

New year new you? Not exactly. Your either evolving or declining, so it’s time to make some new goals and start winning in the new year.

Arizona Desert

Growth and FIRE- 2019 Year in Review

Growth and FIRE Progress 2019 was a major year of growth for me, both financially and professionally and I’m just under a year away from my FIRE date (2021). I’ve spent this year saving money, and growing my investment income. I also discovered how much I enjoy travel, and did […]