I often ask people, “Do you think you are dumb enough, if you put just a little time in, to make 10 million dollars worth of mistakes?” The point I am trying to make is that, with just a little bit of do-it-your self personal finance education, you can be your own financial advisor. Today we will discuss exactly how to go about this!
Could you stomach watching $500,000 turn into $250,000 over the course of months, or lose $100,000 in one week? A Bear Market is not the time to find out who you are in terms of your ability to withstand corrections and recessions. You need to have a plan to slay the bear market before it comes!
This is my first of (at least) quarterly TPP Net Worth updates. This will help hold me accountable, help provide transparency to my readers, and hopefully provide those coming behind me some proof that financial goals can be achieved in a way to make both the head and the heart happy!
The reason that The Fourth Philosophy is so important is that it encourages us to stick to the method that we know works and to recognize that the excitement involved is in the profits we know we are likely to make over the next 10, 20, or 30 years. This is how we make investing exciting!
Budgeting has earned quite the bad wrap. It is often viewed negatively whereas “tracking spending” is viewed as the positive term. Today we will look into the top four false assumptions regarding budgeting, and discuss why it may be a necessary and beneficial endeavor.
As part of this website I plan to follow my success in increasing my net worth and gaining ground towards becoming financially independent. I want to be as transparent as I can to allow people to see how this can be done via a real person who is making real decisions (good and bad). The … Read more
If you are reading this site, then you have likely come across other websites geared towards high income earners. The vast majority of them will tell you to invest your 401k/403b money in a traditional (pre-tax) manner. The reasons for this are many, but let me lay out the opponents argument before I tell you why I prefer a ROTH contribution to my 403B:
Throughout the first thirty years of my existence I did not learn a thing about personal finance from just about anyone. Not my parents. Not my grandparents. Certainly not my medical school. I had to learn it on my own, which I found to be very frustrating. In fact, my journey started when I noticed a book (Boglehead’s Guide to Investing) sitting on my friend’s coffee table.