Teacher’s Pension Case Study – Mr Jumpstart

Did you see my recent article on putting a value on a traditional pension? I then followed it up with a case study from my fellow blogger Fiery Millennial. Did you try out for yourself my special actuary methods for valuing a pension? Did you feel like an actuary with a cool spreadsheet? Feels good huh? I bet after that you were like, “I’m now a big-ass actuary and am gonna take a limmo everywhere”. You’re welcome, coz that’s how we actuaries roll!

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Should I Wet My Pants Over the Blockchain?

Are you getting ready for the holidays? We’re past Thanksgiving in the US and now on the short sprint to Christmas and the Holiday break. I’m looking forward to it and I bet you are too – but, hey! There’s a lot to do, and lot to get ready – am I right? This weekend I have to get the tree, round up the kids to decorate it and then spend at least a day stamping on Amazon boxes in my garage.

So I can forgive you if you haven’t spent too much time thinking through clever remarks on the Blockchain that you can use to pepper Holiday conversations.

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Travel Hacking actuary on FIRE Style, and Embrace Your Inner Curmudgeon

Wanna learn how to travel hack like an actuary on FIRE? I betcha!

Wanna learn the secrets of credit card travel rewards, and how to maximize the value of those travel points? Yeah? Continue reading Travel Hacking actuary on FIRE Style, and Embrace Your Inner Curmudgeon

Beware the FANGs of Passive Investing

Do you hold the majority of your investments in passive Vanguard funds? Yep – that sounds like me.

Almost no single stock picking? Sounds like me again.

Do you turn your back on active stock managers and primarily use index funds? I think we could be friends.

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