“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t” -Jerry Rice This is my journey with personal finance and a personal perspective of two areas. The place where I grew up in and my destination. Personal goals, my whys, my mini experiments. Hope you enjoy!
I know I was M.I.A but hey I’ve been busy living outside the spreadsheet and it gets busy. Heck, I even wrote this blog post last week but have been traveling both for work and for pleasure. I completely forgot to post it. Anyway, busy, outside the spreadsheet and maybe even a little of the
So I’ve just wrapped up a mini experiment week from working remotely in Hawaii. Let me be clear, it wasn’t a vacation, or a typical weekend getaway. The experiment was to work and live remotely. The goal was to go through my regular routine during my regular hours. Although I was in a different timezone,
Random picture from Hawaii. It’s not my place. How long have you been tracking your finances? Before sites like mint, personal capital, and ynab came out, I actually made my own private web application to track my finances. That was 10 years ago. Don’t get it twisted, it didn’t nearly have as many bells and
The next 3 months. Here’s what’s on my agenda for the next three months. You’re probably wondering why I’m writing about this and I’ll tell you. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. -Benjamin Franklin Hawaii In a little over a week is my daughter’s 21st birthday. We’ll be celebrating
Post High School to Happy place After High School one of my best friends got a scholarship to go play baseball for one of the colleges on Oahu. After his first year of school there, he was back home for summer break. He said he loved it out there and was never moving back home.
So, Hawaii. It’s one of my reasons. A why. It’s always been a dream of mine to live there someday and if you’ve been there you might’ve thought the same thing. Your initial reaction might be… “Wow, Hawaii. That’s cool but isn’t it expensive?” or “Why, Hawaii?” I’ll tell you why. The first time
Holiday Trip As I’m writing out this blog post on the way home, my trip at my second home in Hawaii has come to an end. I took an extra day off and flew out on Wednesday. Which, this year, was the day before the 4th of July holiday. Always looking to optimize my spending
“Touchdown London! *fans cheer*” That’s something that we we’ll probably never hear. Well, unless England decides to get a football (American football) team. It’s was the first time I had been on this side of the Atlantic before. It’s true “People Regret the Things They Didn’t Do More Than the Things They Did.” I hesitated
Numbers. They’re everywhere. They’re relative…or not. Well, this is my blog so they’re definitely relative. In 2 weeks. Millennial Revolution’s new book “Quit like a Millionaire” comes out. Yes, I count down to when books and other media are released. I’m such a nerd. Starting a new workout plan today which will go for 5