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 Patrick Cooking at home is one of those habitual activities that comes with a whole host of tangible benefits. I think we’re all familiar with stories talking about “Grandmas home cooking” or “Mom’s secret recipe.” These expressions are used so often because there is an incredible importance to meals cooked and eaten at home. … More The Benefits of Cooking at Home
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?