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
Folks we need to sit down and talk about sequence of returns risk. What is it, how can we measure it, and how it can bite you on the ass! So stay with me as we Continue reading Mathtastic Advice on Sequence of Returns Risk
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!)
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
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Have you seen the FIRE Prowess Gauge from the Swan? Have you taken the challenge, faced your demons and calculated your score? No? Well the Continue reading The FIRE Prowess Quiz! – Test Your FIREiness
The Green Swan has created a nice indicator of your progress and commitment to FIRE. Continue reading The Swan’s FIRE Prowess Gauge – My Results
You know what’s a really scary combination? Sharks in a tornado? Nope. Snakes on a plan? Nope. What should really chill your blood is Continue reading Is Stagflation the New Sharknado?
Here's two things that I have been thinking about recently. Continue reading Two financial things for a Friday
Do you know what is driving me crazy at the moment? It’s trying to figure out why common FI thinking is so different to the retirement establishment. By “establishment”, I mean the institutional investment industry and the actuarial profession that advises on all aspect of retirement risk. I’m interested in why this thinking is so different; is one way of thinking better than the other, is one group simply wrong? Continue reading Actuaries versus Financial Independence Smackdown!