Financial Update – June 2021

Another month, another update. A few random comments.   Good Reads/Listens/Watches Beau Miles kayaks to work over 4 days (link).   Life During my recent trip to UT, my brother convinced me to get a Fitbit. I’ve really enjoyed tracking my various stats (resting heart rate, exercise, biking pace & distance, sleep). It was well … Read more

Financial Update – May 2021

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches Berkshire Hathaway’s 2021 shareholder meeting (link). Nice summary by MyMoneyBlog (link). Life We took a quick trip to Utah. Utah is not ugly.  I took a couple day brocation to Zion & Bryce. We camped within Zion. The first morning, we woke up at 4am, … Read more

Financial Update – Apr 2021

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches GoCurryCracker’s 2020 tax post (link). $0 of federal income tax on $143k of income. Entertaining two-hour YouTube documentary of a dude biking (most of) the 2,700 mile Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (link). This ride is now on my bucket list (wiki article)! He’s done … Read more

Financial Update – Mar 2021

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches One of the Mediocre Amateur dudes (specifically, this guy) owns a ~$1M helicopter. In this incredible series of videos on their new YouTube channel, they document their recent trip to Canada & Alaska. The footage & storytelling is stunning. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part … Read more

2021 Tax Calculator

Intro Well, thanks to the $1.9B Coronavirus stimulus bill (#3), there are some pretty major changes to the tax code this year: Child tax credit (temporary changes for 2021 only): Fully refundable this year Phases out at 5% above $150k of income for MFJ, $112.5 for HoH $3,600/kid for ages 0-6 $3,000/kid for ages 7-17 … Read more