A Two-Year Review of our Xfinity Mobile $12/mo plan

We’ve had Xfinity mobile for about two years now. I figured I was overdue for an update since my initial writeup.   Here’s Xfinity’s pricing info: https://www.xfinity.com/mobile/learn/plan/details   Here’s our setup We get access to Comcast through my parents. I know; it’s weird. If I had Comcast in my area I would simply have my … Read more

Financial Update – Jan 2022

Another month, another update. A few random comments.   Good Reads/Listens/Watches Vanguard hosed their retail Target Date customers with large capital gains distributions. MyMoneyBlog WSJ Lesson learned: Don’t hold funds-of-funds in a taxable account. Beau Miles made some great videos: Planting a tree a minute for 24 hours. Running a half marathon with a wheelbarrow. I … Read more

Financial Update – Dec 2021

Another month, another update. A few random comments.   Good Reads/Listens/Watches The Rescue on Disney Plus (link). Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (from Free Solo, Meru, etc). Perhaps the best movie I’ve seen since Skid Row Marathon a year and a half ago. Great movie to watch with the kiddos. 14 Peaks … Read more

State of the Blog – 2021 Edition

Here’s the third installment in my state-of-the-blog posts: My 2020 edition is here. My 2019 edition is here.   2021 Blog Stats: 382 WordPress / email subscribers 38% growth from last year (298) 317 Feedly subscribers: 10% growth from last year (288) 92,017 pageviews this year (33% less than 2020). 2020 pageviews: 137,594. 2019 pageviews: … Read more

Financial Update – Nov 2021

I’ve been busy so this post is a few days late. A concerned reader emailed to ask if I’d died…not yet.   Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches I finished reading the book Die With Zero (link). If I could summarize the book, it’d be: The point of money is to … Read more