Welcome to my blog! Since 2001 I've written1,000+ postsabout software/personal development, technology, minimalism, FIRE, movies, startups and my life. These span three separate blogs, with all articles linked from here.
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49September 7, 2019
A method to help you estimate how much money you need to retire early and be financially independence while achieving everything on your bucket list.
41December 5, 2017
36September 7, 2017
34February 5, 2018
34October 30, 2017
30December 16, 2020
The salary difference between men and women has been studied in many different times in many different fields. In each study, the raw findings are the same - women make less than men. Does this trend hold true for the personal finance community and it's readers?
30April 30, 2018
28October 1, 2018
People use the terms "fire", "lean fire" and "fat fire" all the time - but what do they mean? In this data-driven post, we look into the numbers behind these pursuits and what you could do to hit your numbers.
28May 14, 2018
What are the 118 topics that everyone learning about FIRE should know about? These are the subjects that stand out as the most important from my experience.
27July 29, 2019
A look at what's worked, what hasn't and what I'd do differently from my first year retired.
26December 14, 2019
I'm always interested to hear how other people are minimizing their tax liability after retirement. Here is my personal strategy that we'll be using to reduce our taxes to nearly zero when we stop working. This approach sounds unrealistic, but you might be able to hit $0 in taxes too!
24September 3, 2018
24January 22, 2018
23April 13, 2020
I grew up in a house. After a few years in college in apartments, I quickly moved into a house after graduation. I thought that was what I wanted. After recently switching back to an apartment, I'm realizing I haven't been organizing my life around what I value most.
23March 5, 2018
By tracking monthly expenses and computing savings rate over time, it can become crystal clear if your finances are moving in the right direction.
21August 7, 2017
Twitter was one of the first tech giants to embrace the developer community. That goodwill is now gone.
19January 20, 2023
19November 7, 2018
18August 19, 2017
17March 22, 2018
17December 27, 2017
17October 16, 2017
17September 15, 2017