My Secret Weapon for Minimalism: A Crazy Fast Photo Scanner

It's easy for paper clutter to pile up. Reducing it can be a lot of work, especially if you want to do it yourself. One of the most cost-efficient ways of decluttering is handling it yourself – with the help of a good scanner.

January 29, 2018. 8 min read. 8 Comments
How Speculative Investing Brought Me Closer to FI

With the rise of Bitcoin, it can look like everyone is getting rich. Speculative investing isn't a new thing, but if done wrong it can bring down even the best portfolios. How can you pick investments that are going to spike?

January 26, 2018. 6 min read. 12 Comments
Earning Time

We do a lot of things to earn more time for ourselves. Beyond our jobs, there are many things we can do to earn back time for ourselves today. Earning time goes beyond just earning money.

January 24, 2018. 3 min read. 2 Comments
The Simple Path to Wealth Book Review

After more than a decade investing, I decided to read The Simple Path to Wealth. It's a welcome and refreshing introduction to the topic that even those with experience will get value from. Here's a breakdown of what the book covers and which parts stuck with me.

January 19, 2018. 6 min read. 8 Comments
Reduce Kitchen Clutter with The Dishwasher Challenge

Mrs. Minafi has heard this line too many times to count: “Want to try an experiment?”. Following our recent move from a 1,700 square foot house to an apartment, we’ve been on a mission to clear away as much clutter as possible and earn back as much time as we can. After staying in a […]

January 17, 2018. 3 min read. 7 Comments
Minafi 2017 Q4 Winter Investment Report

A snapshot of my finances as of January 1, 2018. We were up 12.2% for a total of +$133,765.50 for the quarter. This includes my investment totals, specific stocks, category breakdowns and how I'm doing on the road to FI.

January 15, 2018. 9 min read. 14 Comments
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9 Songs About Money You Won’t Hear on the Radio

There are countless songs about money spanning every genre. While some make it big and get plastered on every radio, some live forever underground with die-hard fans. Here are a few songs that you may not normally hear on the radio.

January 12, 2018. 3 min read. 5 Comments