By Eric This post is part two of a two-part series of the costs of a car. Check out Part 1 on the overt costs of a car here. When calculating the cost of a car, it’s easy to run through the mental check list of expenses you’ll incur relative to your car: Car Payments, … More Hidden Costs of a Car
By Patrick In two of our prior posts, Eric and I explored the different situations where it makes sense to purchase either a New or Used car. While this is certainly a major decision, it’s only the beginning of the journey when it comes to the costs of owning a vehicle. Not only do these … More Overt Costs of a Car
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 The age-old question: should you buy a new or used car? This is one of those debates where people hold their ground and don’t change sides. I’ve heard both sides of the argument, and there are valid points to be made all around. On the used car front, it’s hard to argue with … More The Case for Buying a Used Car
By Patrick One of the greatest misconceptions is that people who are financially savvy don’t splurge on themselves or their families. My response to people who feel this way is “what’s the point of creating an abundance of wealth if you’ll never spend it”? While being focused on your finances means you need to have … More When to Splurge