Investing In Times Of Uncertainty

It’s easy to stick to your long-term investing plan when times are good. Indeed, if your investment portfolio had any U.S. market exposure at all over the past 12 years…

The Grumpy Accountant – GIVEAWAY Post

Back in later 2020 I received an email from an author, Neal Winokur, describing his new book “The Grumpy Accountant: One Fed-Up Tax Pro’s Practical Plan To Fix Canada’s Senselessly…

Weekend Reading: What’s Going On With Bonds Edition

Bonds are meant to be the ballast that helps smooth out volatility in your portfolio. They act as a cushion – the steady yet unspectacular asset class that balances the…

My Personal Take on Bitcoin

A few weeks ago we provided a bunch of information regarding Bitcoin for those trying to get a grasp on this cryptocurrency.  If you missed it, you can check it…

Engen’s Annual Letter To Householders

Inspired by the folksy wisdom in Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire shareholders (scheduled for Feb 27, 2021), I decided to write my own letter. I don’t have any shareholders…

Weekend Reading: Distracted Investors Edition

It’s easy for investors to get distracted away from their primary goals these days. Bitcoin is already up 94% year-to-date. The ARK Innovation ETF (NYSE: ARKK) has posted returns 19.45%…

Travel Hacking 101 – Airline and Loyalty Programs

Putting together an effective points strategy can be a daunting task.  Let me preface all of this this stating I am not the first person to maximize credit card points…

Weekend Reading: Retirement Heaven or Hell Edition

Retirement isn’t just about the numbers (have I saved enough, how much can I spend). It’s a new chapter in your life that can last 30 years or more. You…

Eirene Cremations: Shining a Light on the Cost of Dying

Some industries are known for their lack of transparency – placing consumers at an incredible disadvantage. The cost of financial advice, a new vehicle, or a cell phone plan (to…

FIRE Community Guest Interview #13 – Making An Impact On The Way To FI

Today we have our 13th interview as part of the FIRE Community Guest Interview Series!  For anyone new here, this interview series will cover people within the FIRE community who…