# Categories

### Money

## How To Avoid The Student Loan Trap

Student debt is an avoidable (or manageable) evil.

## Patrician, Parvenu, Poseur, Proletarian: Which One Are You?

Do you find yourself buying products for status?

## You Need To Double Your SavingsΒ Rate

The current savings rate in the United States is only 3.4%. This is BONKERS.

## Why I'm Sharing My Net Worth

Here's why I've decided to start sharing my net worth online.

### Net Worth

## Financial Update #15 β June 2019

Here is my current net worth as of June 2019.

## Financial Update #14 β May 2019

Here is my current net worth as of May 2019.

## Financial Update #13 β April 2019

Here is my current net worth as of April 2019.

## Financial Update #12 β March 2019

Here is my current net worth as of March 2019.

## Financial Update #11 β February 2019

Here is my current net worth as of February 2019.

## Financial Update #10 β January 2019

Here is my current net worth as of January 2019.

## Income & Expenses β December 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #9 β December 2018

Here is my current net worth as of December 2018.

## Net Worth Update #8 β November 2018

Here is my current net worth as of November 2018.

## Income & Expenses β November 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Income & Expenses β October 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #7 β October 2018

Here is my current net worth as of October 2018.

## Income & Expenses β September 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #6 β September 2018

Here is my current net worth as of September 2018.

## The 6 Steps That Took Me From Debt To Heft In One Year

During my senior year of college I got it in my head that I wasn't going to work until I was 60.

## Income & Expenses β August 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #5 β August 2018

Here is my current net worth as of August 2018.

## Income & Expenses β July 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #4 β July 2018

Here is my current net worth for July 2018.

## Income & Expenses β June 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #3 β June 2018

Here is my current net worth for June 2018.

## Income & Expenses β May 2018

Here is a summary of every dollar I earned and spent this month.

## Net Worth Update #2 β May 2018

Here is my current net worth for May 2018.

## Net Worth Update #1 β April 2018

Here is my current net worth for April 2018.

### Minimalism

## Utilitarian Minimalism

It seems to me that minimalism has turned into a fashionable label, a kind of status symbol.

## "I could live in a box..."

It's always refreshing to realize how little we need to be happy

## Why I Stopped Listening To Music While IΒ Shower

We need silence and it is becoming harder and harder to get it.

## Put Your Phone In Zen Mode

The smartest thing I've done over the past year has been to declutter my phone.

### Early Retirement Basics

## The Tyranny Of Long-Term Compounding Costs

High costs can eliminate your investment gains.

## How Should I Invest My Money?

What is a simple way to invest my money that will guarantee (long-term) returns?

## How Much Do You Need To Have Saved To Retire?

How much money do I need to have saved up to retire?

### History

## Benjamin Franklin: The Original Early Retiree

By retiring early, Ben Franklin was able to use his free time to cement his place in history.

### Self-improvement

## The Random Yearly Bucket List

Here are some small random things I'd like to do and learn over the next few years.

## How to Memorize a Deck of Cards In 5 Minutes

Ever wondered how memory experts are able to memorize a deck of cards?

### Life

## Stepping Back And Appreciating When Things Go Well

Complaining is easy. It's only fair I also appreciate all that goes well.

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