Every job produces something. The quality, necessity, and application of what exactly is produced is debatable, but at the core of each job is the act of production.
Some jobs produce ideas, data, analysis, feedback, and instructions. Others produce physical products, like iPhones, cars, and furniture. … Read More
When trying to solve a problem I think most people will try to find the most effective solution for the least amount of effort. At a certain point any extra effort might be considered a waste. (see the Pareto principle, also known as the 80/20 rule – generally, 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes). … Read More
In 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes wrote an essay titled “Economic Possibilities For Our Grandchildren”. While some of us nerds have quite a few opinions about the essay, most people probably think they’ve never heard of it. And they haven’t…except for the part where we’re all supposed to be working 15 hours a week.… Read More
One of my goals at the beginning of this year was to get more organized and get rid of a bunch of clutter. I’ve donated about 3 bags of clothes and have gotten down to what I consider a pretty compact wardrobe of items that I wear regularly and get consistent use out of. … Read More
Personal Finance is not a complicated topic on it’s own, despite various books, blogs, courses and programs on the subject. For me, the concept of money itself has greatly informed how I look at personal finance. All the advice, tricks, programs and apps in the world won’t truly make your life better until you decode what your relationship with money is really all about.… Read More
What do you need money for? What would you do with a million dollars? What stresses you out about money, personal finance, and life in general?
Getting started with Personal Finance seems intimidating. Managing a budget, saving for a house or retirement, investing, taxes, bank accounts – it can all get pretty overwhelming. … Read More