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 […]
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 […]
Training yourself to make good financial decisions happens one thought at a time. I consider this as “building the decision muscle”. With every decision you pose to yourself you have an opportunity to grow this muscle or let it atrophy.
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.
A rundown on my investments, spending and finances over the last quarter. My investments were down 0.91% while my net worth was up 9.79%.
Are you a morning person? Chances are you’re not. Some reports say roughly 20% of people consider themselves “morning people” or “night people” – with the remaining 80% being somewhere in the middle. Even those that do have a morning ritual don’t typically do it by choice. Most do so for external purposes and only […]
FinCon 2018 was held September 26-29 in Orlando, Florida – and was a lot of fun! This post details why should and shouldn’t go to FinCon, a day by day breakdown of my time there this year and all of my takeaways from the experience.