Start Saving in your Twenties or be Forever Broke

06. March 2017
Whether your annual income is $25,000 or $250,000, the only way to become truly wealthy is to save significantly more than you spend. There are folks all around you – neighbors, coworkers, family members – who are extremely high earners but even higher spenders. On the contrary, there are those easy-to-overlook/spit-at individuals (you don’t get ...

The Levels of Financial Independence

04. February 2017
It’s been a long-ass time since the topic of financial independence was discussed here, and dammit I miss it! Being an ever-present theme in my life, I’d like to temporarily refocus my writing on it. In the personal finance sphere, financial independence (FI) is defined as the point in which passive income covers 100% of ...

LSD Experiment #6: Sleep Champion

03. January 2017
Taking a cue from my recent Simplicity Series article on sleep, I’m going to determine once and for all what strategies work best in my quest to catch all the z’s. Its not without butterflies that I embark upon my longest LSD trip experiment to date. Because of the multitude of approaches and tools that ...

The Simplicity Series: Fostering Relationships

17. December 2016
Developing relationships – I claim this to be a core value of mine. Along with growing as a person, contributing to a greater good, and minding my health, developing relationships is something I feel ought to be at or near the forefront of my existence. I invest a significant amount of time, energy, and mental ...