Monthly Archives: October 2018

Suze Orman Hates Us

For those who don’t know, Suze Orman is a financial “guru” who writes lots of books and appears on TV. In a recent interview¬†she rather harangued the FIRE community as being misguided and out of touch with reality . Her … Continue reading

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The Price of Insurance

Yesterday, our daughter’s phone was stolen. Her bag, along with some others was rifled through. Obviously she is pretty upset, however we did something we don’t normally do on consumer products. We bought insurance.

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2018 Objectives Update

At the start of the year I posted some family objectives for the year. This was a system similar to how performance is often measured in jobs. The idea was to give us some nudges in behavior in order to … Continue reading

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September Financial Update

We are now into the fourth quarter of the year, soon it will be the holiday season and we will start planning for 2019. So let’s see how the major markets did in September as well as our own personal … Continue reading

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