By Eric So you understand that planning without goals is folly. That’s a great first step. The next step then, is to figure out what those goals should be. The problem becomes that those goals can often seem out of reach. For example – you are engaged and planning to get married, and you believe … More Breaking Down Big Goals
By Eric Salaries are fun because they seemingly allow you to compare the relative value of various jobs/people with a single data point. A is bigger than B, but C is bigger than A. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s clean. It allows us to simplify – but I would argue over-simplify. One of the … More Total Compensation vs Salary
By Patrick Many of us have had wild dreams about climbing the corporate ladder. I remember being a young college student fantasizing about becoming an executive with a corner office someday. Part of this journey involves a series of promotions. There is the first promotion a couple years in to the job where you’re asked … More To Take the Promotion or Not?
By Patrick A lot of people view investing in stocks as a way to make a quick buck. People hope they can buy low, sell high, and make a nice return. While this is certainly a great strategy if you can predict the highs and lows, most of us can’t make those predictions and don’t … More What to Do With Dividends