One thing I’ve been most excited about since leaving my job is having more time to read more. My bookshelf is overflowing already and there is no shortage of amazing new things to read coming out all the time. I prefer a mix of science fiction, biographies and anything in the self improvement section. Self-improvement comes […]
If you haven’t heard of Mint Mobile (previously called Mint SIM), I don’t blame you. I found out about them about a year ago after a Facebook ad was shown at just the right time. At the time I was looking to switch away from AT&T and lower my $100/month bill and was lured in by […]
I believe 2019 is the year the FIRE movement will hit the mainstream. The last few years have seen minimalism in the spotlight – first with The Minimalist’s Documentary on the topic and followed by Marie Kondo’s hit Netflix series. Minimalism has been around longer than the FIRE movement – or at least from an […]
December 14th, 2018 was my last day my job. Since then I’ve had a month to unwind, ease into a new routine and start figuring out what’s next for me. It turns out, there have already been many things that I misjudged. Here’s a look at 7 things I’ve already learned from this short break. […]
This is the third post in Minafi’s The Focused Investor series. This series is a chance to hear investing opinions and takes that may differ from my own, but are core to someone else’s investment strategy.
At the end of every quarter, I share a snapshot of my current finances. This includes what I’m invested in, their values and the change over time. The goal in sharing this information is to show it’s possible to make money investing in super-simple ways without the need to watch the latest news. If you want […]
Othalafehu believes in a well rounded family of assets as a bulwark against downturns in the economy, for me, this definitely includes physically holding precious metals.
About a month ago I left my job. I saved up a noteworthy sum – enough to likely cover our expenses going forward according to the 4% rule. With Mrs. Minafi is continuing to work at the moment that’s icing – as would be anything that grows from Minafi in the future. On my last […]
I read 100 books in 2018. Here’s a look at my overall favorites that you should check out along with a few tips on how to read more in 2019.
While 2017 was a whirlwind year (got married, moved to Utah, started blogging), my theme for 2018 has been expansion. Expansion in the sense of taking on way more than I can handle, but also pruning things down to what I care most about. The year started with Mrs. Minafi and I moving into a new apartment […]