Your child is two years old. You want to save for their college. The answer to “Where should I save?” is easy enough. The bigger, harder question is: “How much should I save?”Continue reading
With interest rates now being not-zero, it is very tempting to move our cash all around in order to actually, Finally Lord! get some interest on our cash.Continue reading
Several years ago I took my two young daughters and my mother (code name: Grandma) to Disneyland. Those three really wanted to go, and they had a wonderful time.Continue reading
When we met with our clients this spring, we asked them:
Tell us about something you spent money on in the last year that made you happy. What did you get out of that purchase?
If I had to wager, backdoor Roth IRA contributions are in the top 3 of #personalfinance Slack channel topics.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
We are all emerging from the first “stage” of quarantine. We are also all starting to realize that, contrary to what I assumed back in March, this is all going to take a lot longer than just a few months to fix.
I offer up these thoughts on spending in the spirit of: If it helps, I am happy. If this is not the right time for you to think about such things, please ignore them! The internet is wonderful (and terrible) in that nothing ever disappears. Come back later if you want.