The Genius of Tiny Homes (with Inspiring TEDx Talk)
Mon, 12/15/14 | 18 Comments

I’ve talked about the benefits of tiny home living a number of times in the past, and for good reason: the average US home size is at an all time high of 2,598 square feet …

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How Much Should I Save?
October 14, 2013 | 25 Comments
How Much Should I Save?

I get asked “how much money should I save?” quite often.
It’s one of those questions that people want a black and white answer to.
And it’s hard not to blame them. Personal finance is hard. We …

Are Moving Expenses Tax Deductible?
October 8, 2013 | 3 Comments
Are Moving Expenses Tax Deductible?

Reader, Kayla, writes in:
“I’m getting my first job and moving to a new location. Can I get any tax deductions for moving expenses?”
Congrats on landing your first job, Kayla – and great question.
Deducting moving …

Automatic “Gratuity” Will Soon be a Thing of the Past
October 7, 2013 | 22 Comments
Automatic “Gratuity” Will Soon be a Thing of the Past

You’re out for a nice dinner on a special occasion, then all of a sudden the waiter shows up with a bill. You scan down to the bottom to notice an automatic “gratuity” 18-20% or …

The Obamacare Insurance Exchanges are Open. Now What? Here’s a Simple Guide
October 2, 2013 | 2 Comments
The Obamacare Insurance Exchanges are Open. Now What? Here’s a Simple Guide

Like it or not, the biggest component of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) – publicly run health insurance exchanges – have arrived.
The exchanges opened yesterday for public open enrollment, for the first time.
So what …

5 Core Values of the Happy, Wealthy, & Wise
October 1, 2013 | 5 Comments
5 Core Values of the Happy, Wealthy, & Wise

There are hundreds, if not thousands of personal finance tactics that can be executed that will leave you better off financially than before you started.
Downsizing your home, bike commuting, cooking your own meals, cutting the …

Does it Make Sense to Pay the Obamacare Penalty Tax on the Individual Mandate?
September 30, 2013 | 4 Comments
Does it Make Sense to Pay the Obamacare Penalty Tax on the Individual Mandate?

One of the biggest structural components of the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare”, is that it forcefully nudges individuals to have some level of health insurance coverage. This has been referred to as the “individual …


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