Since this is the first time I’m posting our net worth, I’m including every quarter since we combined finances and came up with our common goals. As of the close of Q1 2016, our net worth is $-38,735.42. On the plus side, this number does provide material so we have something to cry ourselves to […]
Financial Independence is a long road for many and the advice is often the same: spend less than we earn and invest the rest wisely. The end result is what many consider to be financially free: where our assets provide enough income to cover our expenses. There are four phases of financial independence which represent […]
As the year goes by, I can’t help but imagine the day our retirement accounts will be maxed out. Between my lovely girlfriend and myself, I expect we are still at least a year away from contributing the max to both our IRA’s and 401(k)’s. To the detriment of making this goal happen anytime soon, […]
At the core of personal finance, is a search for freedom, independence, and all those kickass feelings of security for ourselves and those we love. Becoming financially free allows an unfiltered expression of what we will bring to this world. That’s why personal finance is sexy! When we no longer need to work for money, […]
Student loan debt in America grows by $2,726 every second.* Luckily for some, companies are beginning to embrace programs to help recent grads pay down their debt. One such platform offered to employers was created by Student Loan Genius.** The program can match an employee’s student loan payments by contributing to their 401(k).