Morning Brew – The Easily Digestible Financial Newsletter

My review of the Morning Brew newsletter

Dividend and Expense Review – May 2019

A three paycheck month means good things for savings rate and it’s a new May record in dividends

The Great and Wondrous Tales of Frugal Man – Stop Renting Your Modem

Meet Frugal Man – the frugal super hero who tells you that renting your modem is dumb.

We’re buying our first home and it’s scary

Some thoughts about purchasing a new home and the financial details behind it

April 2019 Dividends and Expenses

A roll up of my dividends and expenses for April 2019

5 Reasons Why Work Sucks in 2019

5 simple reasons that talk about why work sucks in 2019

Here’s Why Work Sucks in 2019

5 simple reasons why work sucks in 2019

Disney+ and the deluge of streaming services – is streaming still a good value proposition

The new Disney+ service and it’s pricing says something about what streaming means for consumers

March 2019 Dividends and Expense Review

Some pet expenses drag down my savings rate but dividends are an all time record for March!

What is an emergency fund and why you need one

The importance of an emergency fund and how it can actually improve your financial returns in certain scenarios

Quick thoughts from an Apple Investor on the Apple Services Event

Quick thoughts on the Apple Services event from the perspective of an Apple Investor

How much does a wedding cost – an item by item breakdown of our expenses!

An item by item breakdown of the cost of our not so frugal wedding.

March 2019 Portfolio Review

I revisit some of my healthcare holdings and hit a new record in the latest portfolio review

A simple explanation of tax withholding, tax returns and tax refunds

A simple explanation of three commonly misused terms in the face of our favorite annual exercise; filing taxes!

February 2019 Dividend and Expense Review

I talk about investing my bonus, dividends for February and have a record savings rate month!

Getting that Nielsen Survey Money

A fun little post about my $16(SO FAR!) side hustle

9 Financial Bloggers Talk About Their Favorite Investing Books

9 bloggers discuss the investing books that made the biggest impact on them.

FIRE – Why I Want to Have the Option to Retire Early

A personal story about why I started on this journey and why it’s more than just retiring early for me.

February 2019 Portfolio Review

A review of the latest month of returns on my portfolio including my top 5 holdings in each account!

January 2019 Dividend and Expense Review

A dive into my dividends and expenses for January 2019 and my first 50% savings rate month of the year!

A Simple Explanation of How Tax Brackets Work

Inspired by a reddit post about a person turning down a $2000 bonus to pay less taxes. DOH!

My 2019 Financial Goals

Nine goals for 2019, here’s to a great year of savings!

How I more than tripled my Pinterest views in 30 days

5 easy tips to skyrocket your Pinterest views and improve your engagements in no time at all!

The 2018 Annual Goal Review!

2018 financial goals reviewed and discussed!

2018 Portfolio Returns and January Portfolio update

In this post, I discuss my 2018 individual and overall returns, my holdings and updated my portfolio for January 2019.