FINANCE YO SELF

We Are The Human Resources!

Unless you work in HR, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what the Human Resources department actually does.  For most of us, it’s the people who take care of our onboarding and paychecks and who we can go to with issues of discrimination and harassment.  … Read More

The Hand That Feeds Me

Right now I have two hands that feed me.

The first one is my passive income.  Right now, this equals a few hundred dollars a year in dividends from investing in stocks.  I reinvest those (to get more dividends!) so they never hit my bank account.  … Read More

Shareholder Or Stakeholder?

At the end of the day, the number one goal of personal finance is to Cover Your Ass (CYA). Think about it. Budgeting, saving, debt, investing, insurance – these topics don’t just involve money, they can dictate the amount of freedom you have in your life.… Read More

The F*ck It Budgeting System

Note:  This is different than the “F*ck Budget” from the book “The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck.”


As far as undesirable topics to talk about go, budgeting is probably in the top 10.  Most people HATE to budget.  Most people DON’T budget.  Budgets are

  • boring
  • unnecessary
  • time consuming
  • constraining
  • too real (as in, making a budget would make you face some harsh realities about your lifestyle)

How The F*ck It Budget Works

The F*ck It Budget (FIB) is deceptive.  … Read More