“Some Google employees have their self-driving vehicles take them to work. These car robots don’t look like something from ‘The Jetsons’; the driverless features on these cars are a bunch of sensors, wires, and software. This technology ‘works.’” –Tyler Cowen This post started out with an innocent enough tweet. I had seen an advertisement from […]
“Not everything that counts can be counted; and not everything that can be counted counts.” –Albert Einstein “Spending can be investing – if you spend on the right things and really use them.” —Ramit Sethi How are financial planners like vacation timeshare salespeople? Read on and you’ll find out plus you’ll learn how to actually […]
“A good financial planner is going to do more than pick your funds.” –Dave Ramsey Very recently, personal finance guru Dave Ramsey engaged in a heated discussion on Twitter with several financial planners regarding the appropriateness of his investment and retirement withdrawal advice. The questions were (and are) very legitimate ones, namely: Why does Dave […]
“For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is ‘take-home pay’ because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.” –Charles Jaffe When I was in the military, we were paid at the end of each month. It was nice getting that leave and earnings statement (LES), which was the document […]
“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” –William Blake This is part three of a three part series on USAA. You can read the first part here and the second part here. Disclosure: USAA flew me to San Antonio for a three day conference from November 6-8, 2013, put me […]
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