Work Policy Trending A trend that started recently at my job is to establish your “work policy.” There are no guidelines surrounding this policy, nor is it required to create one. But, upper management started the trend and it has slowly trickled down the org chart to where it is—not expected—thoughtful if you created your […]
Planning on the upcoming year and beyond.
I hesitated to use the title COVID-19. I didn’t want people to come here looking for information in regards to the coronavirus. Honestly though, if online search engines direct coronavirus searches here then it’s an entirely different problem. I wanted to take a moment and talk about how COVID-19 has personally changed my life. Lockdown […]
To share or not to share… Wow! Now that we are almost half a month into 2020, I thought I’d write a series of recaps from 2019. I am not yet comfortable sharing net worth numbers (unlike my wife who blurted it out to her very rich uncle one inebriated night), but I wanted to […]
Toronto, the fifth largest city in North America and the most populated one in Canada. We had the pleasure of visiting Toronto in early October of 2019 for a few days. While the weather was much like Seattle in the winter – cold and cloudy with an annoying misty rain that nothing can protect your […]
In my last post, I mentioned that we had been making minimum payments towards repaying our student loans and at that time it was “life of a pre-FI’er.” What the heck does that mean? FI is short for financial independence. Some pronounce it F-I or as one word that rhymes with pie, which is my […]
Happy Halloween! I nicked this meme from the RN to Wealthy Facebook feed, but the point is clear. Student loans have become a scary thing faced by many Americans. According to the federal reserve, in their Report of Economic Well-Being of Households in 2016, 30% of American’s have taken out some form of a loan […]
Jordan and I pick up pennies from the street. We don’t limit it, really, to just pennies, we gladly take home all demonization of monies that people have either carelessly tossed or purposely discarded. Where it Started We moved back to Chicago in 2012 – into a high rise in Streeterville. I was working as […]