Minimal Investor ESPP Guide
The Minimal Investor ESPP Guide and Calculator

I’ll be honest, I’d never heard the term ESPP or “employee stock purchase plan” up until recently. As soon as the company I work for announced they were starting one, I began consuming everything I possibly could about them. Are they worth it? Why should I use one? What’s in it for me? If you’re […]

June 25, 2018. 8 min read. 5 Comments
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What You Should Know About Investing At Every Age From 16 to 60

If you want to achieve financial independence earlier in life, there's a lot to know! Budgeting, investing, tax-strategies and how to use every tool at your disposal to retire early. Here is a map of everything you need to know to retire early looking back at the best articles in the last 10 years.

June 11, 2018. 4 min read. 4 Comments
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Minafi 2018 Q1 Spring Investment Report

A snapshot of my finances as of April 1, 2018. We were down 1.5% for a total of -$19,120.00 for the quarter. This includes my investment totals, specific stocks, category breakdowns and how I'm doing on the road to FI.

April 16, 2018. 13 min read. 9 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
11 Mistakes Made By First-Time Investors - Twitter
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