Financial Update – Aug 2019

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches MyMoneyBlog on safe withdrawal rates & mortality (link). Seeing that grey “you’re dead” portion of the engaging data plots is pretty startling. GoCurryCracker posted about this some time ago (link). A Reddit user reports that Fidelity has streamlined (i.e. automated) the mega-backdoor Roth (link). This … Read more Financial Update – Aug 2019

Financial Update – May 2019

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches Mr Money Mustache on our constantly running “Purchase Justification Machines” (link). Interesting Bogleheads thread on fun post-retirement “jobs” (link). Interesting Bogleheads thread in which hundreds of individuals share their career path & whether or not they recommend it (link). The thread really illustrates how diverse … Read more Financial Update – May 2019

Financial Update – Apr 2019

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches GoCurryCraker’s brilliance: On frontloading frugality (link). He makes the case that front-loading frugality increases savings (and investments) early in life which allows compound interest to do its thing, facilitating the loosening of purse strings later in life. I think there is something wrong with me … Read more Financial Update – Apr 2019