My blog posts about investing are usually just so damn boring. But this time, this time, I …shoot, no, it’s just more of the same. At least this time I have research to make me sound more legit.Continue reading
But, Meg, what will I live on?
A delightful and Highly Suspicious client asked me this recently when I was talking with her about not only maxing out her participation in her company’s (Airbnb’s) ESPP but also maxing out her after-tax contributions to her 401(k).Continue reading
Were you thinking about buying a home two years ago, but dang, those prices were just so hiiiigh? Ha ha ha ha. You thought prices were high then.Continue reading
In May 2020, just a couple months into quarantine, I wrote in my Reflections on 4 Years of Flow:
The pandemic and the associated economic chaos might well be the defining feature of Year 5. One client has already left Flow as a result of it. Other clients have had their incomes significantly reduced. And yet others are having a much harder time finding new jobs.
How many of your RSUs should you sell when they vest?
I have long given the advice, “Just sell ‘em all, ASAP.” But I’ve grown a bit soft in my old age (hush your mouth).Continue reading
Don’t let anyone tell you that wealthy people don’t invest in mutual funds, stocks, and bonds. These traditional investment categories are the backbone of most portfolios and, in many cases, they are the only assets wealthy people invest in. You have not outgrown stocks and bonds just because you have new money.
Should I invest in the stock market?
Should I invest in crypto?
Should I use Robinhood?
Should I keep my money as cash?
When you start thinking about investing your money, these are The Wrong Questions.Continue reading
Do you have a charitable spirit? Maybe you already give some money away. Perhaps you want to start giving. Are you stymied by the “But HOW exactly?” of charitable giving? Is it hard to figure out how much money to give and which organizations to give the money to?Continue reading
Did you just get a job offer? Or are you “levelling up,” as the kids say, in your current job? Let us pause a moment and think about what exactly you can negotiate for.Continue reading
The unique, initial 7-day trading window for all the Airbnb employees after the IPO has now closed. What might we learn from Airbnb’s IPO, even though we still have most of a 6-month lockup left to go? I think plenty.Continue reading
A lot of our clients are in committed, unmarried relationships. Sometimes we work with only one member of the couple. Sometimes we work with both members. Most couples haven’t thought about the effects of their decision to remain unmarried.