Essential insights from Karl Marx on personal finance

Do you know what I’ve never done? And will likely never do? Do you know what almost everybody in my office occasionally pursues, but leaves me standing on the sidelines? Continue reading Essential insights from Karl Marx on personal finance

Actuary reveals secret withdrawal rate techniques

Were you expecting an article about a particularly frugal birth-control method? Sorry to disappoint you, but today we’re going to be looking at how much you can safely spend in retirement – the safe withdrawal rate. And in particular I’ve not seen anything on the special secret techniques that Actuaries use Continue reading Actuary reveals secret withdrawal rate techniques

Let’s cut through the cr@p – Betterment’s Three New Portfolio Options

You know what annoys and frustrates me? Lack of transparency, and lack of value-add from money managers. A case in point is Continue reading Let’s cut through the cr@p – Betterment’s Three New Portfolio Options

Month-One Blog Report (that I didn’t want to produce dammit!)

Oh geez you guys have pushed me to it! I really wanted to avoid blogging about blogging and producing a blog report. However I’ve read so many monthly reports, and in particular, month-one blog reports that I feel Continue reading Month-One Blog Report (that I didn’t want to produce dammit!)

6 Unbelievable Reasons Why Listicles Won’t Make You Financially Independent

If you are on the road to financial independence then you need to read fewer listicles. They are not going to help you get there. Why? Let’s dive in. Continue reading 6 Unbelievable Reasons Why Listicles Won’t Make You Financially Independent