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 […]
This is the first 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.
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 […]
The tax brackets for 2019 have changed since 2018. Because of that, you’ll likely end up paying slightly less in tax. Find out how much you’ll save!
As I mentioned in my post last week, I’m officially leaving my job. I’m optimistic about our financial situation in this change, but the day-to-day change will be a larger concern. I’ll be moving from a structured life, with a job setting guard rails and times to be at specific places into an unknown schedule […]
🚨 Big life decision update. 🚨 After almost 8 years at Code School and Pluralsight, I’ve decided to part ways. It’s been one hell of a ride from a small group that could fit in a hot tub (or a ping pong room) to a 1,400 person publicly traded company. I honestly can’t put into […]
I grew up watching too much TV, going to the movies and reading more books than I can count. There is such appeal to the escape into another world with a nice clean ending. Our hero is drawn to action, encounters a problem, tries to solve it, stumbles, overcomes obstacles and eventually triumphs – the […]
There’s an odd dynamic between maximizing returns and minimizing clutter in one’s life. I’ve been guilty of holding on to possessions far longer than I need them all the while saying to myself “I might need this someday” or “I don’t want to rebuy this”. This is a side of minimalism I don’t often see […]