March 2018 Goals Review – Slow Movement

For March, I concentrated on trying public transportation in Salt Lake City to see if I enjoyed using it as part of my everyday schedule. This meant taking anywhere from 2 public legs to 7 on a single day. It quickly revealed what I like and what I don't like about travel.

March 30, 2018. 8 min read. 1 Comment
Use Buffett’s 25/5 Technique to Prioritize Personal Goals

In a conversation between Warren Buffett and his Pilot, Buffett recommended a strategy to help prioritization that always stuck with me. It's simple, clean and helps get to the heart of what you should be working on. I've used this technique a number of times, and for each, it has helped me focus.

March 26, 2018. 6 min read. 3 Comments
Pay Fewer Fees by Reverse Engineering Retirement Date Funds

Target retirement date funds are a great place to get started investing. They do all the hard work of figuring out what to invest in and they even reallocate for you! Depending on your brokerage, you could be paying a hefty price for this service. Could you save 90% of your fees by doing this yourself?

March 22, 2018. 6 min read. 14 Comments
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11 Mistakes Made By First-Time Investors

Learning how to invest takes a lot of research. One way to get up to speed fast is to learn from others mistakes. Lucky for you, I've made many! Here are 11 mistakes that I've found to be the most impactful for first-time investors.

March 19, 2018. 7 min read. 2 Comments
My Favorite Podcasts for February 2018

My consumption focus this past month has been all around podcasts. In the month of February, I binge listened to a backlog of a dozen or more shows. Here are some of my favorites.

March 15, 2018. 6 min read. 0 Comments
Betterment vs Wealthfront Guide: Which is Right For You?

Should you invest with a robo-advisor? That's the question we'll be tackling in this series on Wealthfront vs Betterment. I've put $10,000 of my own money into each advisor for the year, and will be writing about the experience of trying them both out.

March 12, 2018. 12 min read. 11 Comments
Be Mindful of False Productivity

Have you ever intended to do something productive, but then life got in the way? Here are some ways you can become more mindful of these moments to improve your focus.

March 8, 2018. 4 min read. 2 Comments
Why I’m Loving Apartment Living After 35 Years in a House

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.

March 5, 2018. 4 min read. 16 Comments
March 2018 Goals – Slow Movement

For March, I'm hoping to slow down and spend more time intentionally traveling. Not traveling in the distance sense, but more about how I commute and move around my own city.

March 2, 2018. 4 min read. 4 Comments