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 […]
🚨 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 […]
How do you know if you’re spending too much time thinking about money? A certain amount of financial literacy is important, but it’s also possible to stress yourself out way too much.
Financial independence is gaining momentum! Nearly every day another major papers, news outlets or other publications does a write up about retiring early. Whenever these make the rounds I add them here! Want to stay up to date with the latest articles? I send out a weekly email listing out all news articles during the […]
Every quarter I analyze my investments, share my net worth and assets with the world. This was a crazy quarter. My investments inched up 2.84%, but my net worth jumped an astounding 71.9%! See what led to this dramatic and unexpected jump.
What would you do if you could plan out every minute of every day? Would you schedule activities, leisure or work? I recently tried an exercise which helped me understand what’s most important for me to focus on. Try it for yourself and see what would make up your perfect week.
What if I told you that you could sell your used car for $150,000? We recently sold our second car, going to a one-car household. After doing the math on the sale, our net benefit ended up being close to $150,000!
Every quarter I go over every expense I have and categorize it. This has led to a wealth of information on my own spending habits – some good and good bad. Here’s an in-depth look at what I’ve learned.
People use the terms “fire”, “lean fire” and “fat fire” all the time – but what do they mean? In this data-driven post, we look into the numbers behind these pursuits and what you could do to hit your numbers.