Best Time to Buy a Car & 8 Other Steps to Get the Best Deal

How to get the best deal on a new car

I still loved driving my Chevy SS.  The roar of the naturally aspirated V-8 as I churned through the gears on my manual transmission was intoxicating.  Yet, the lack of practicality eventually got to me.  So, I traded in my Chevy SS for a Ram 1500 and saved 25% off of the retail price in … Read more

Financial Mistakes For the Financially Literate

examples of financial mistakes

I’ve never pretended to be perfect, which is why I think it’s the right thing to do to air out some of the financial mistakes I still make today. Some are more recent than others, but the theme is the same. I struggle with financial discipline and decisions just as much as you. Read on to hear about some of my dirty financial laundry.

Adrian Peterson’s Money Problems: 5 Lessons

Adrian Peterson Money Problems

Adrian Peterson (AP) made news lately. And it’s not because he is breaking records. In fact, he is breaking in a completely different way. The news that “broke” is that AP is, well, broke. Despite being one of the most prolific running backs to ever play the game, Adrian Peterson’s money problems are impressive. The … Read more

How Should A Doctor Learn About Personal Finance?

how should a doctor learn about money

It is the time of year when freshly minted interns are about to be made, and graduating residents are about to become brand new attending physicians.  So, I thought it might be helpful to outline how I created and then maintained my personal finance knowledge base during those times of transition.  Specifically, this post is … Read more

What is a Safe Withdrawal Rate? A Case Study on The 4% Rule

If you have ever wondered about how much you can take out in retirement or if you will be able to withstand a down market right when you retire, this post is for you. It is a case study with graphs and charts that will help you better understand the dilemma, and whether you have “enough” to be financially independent. It is a must read.