You stick around as long as I have (yes, I am officially 103 years old), you start to see smart people have the same confusion and misunderstandings about personal finances from smart people.
Making Decisions Is Exhausting. Rules and Automation Help You Make Fewer Decisions in your Finances.
You and I probably have at least one thing in common: the administrative burden of modern life is exhausting. Overwhelming. Frustrating. Just nothing good about it, but we can’t escape it.Continue reading
Don’t hang out with billionaires. (Video)
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Angel investing. You really really want to. But should you?
You got that itch to invest in some early stage companies. Maybe a former colleague founded a company and you know they’re Super Smart and their idea is So Good. Or you just love the cause that this one company is supporting.Continue reading
Your Company Is Going Public. The Power of a Good Question. Or 5.
Much of the work of personal finance isn’t objective. There isn’t An Answer. Because it’s “personal” just as much as it is “finance.”Continue reading
This time with feeling: Keep your investing simple to get better returns.
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
How many of my RSUs should I sell?
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
Simple Investing is Good Investing
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.
When You Invest, Start with the Right Questions (Hint: They’re Pretty Simple)
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
Lessons from Airbnb’s IPO
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
Airbnb Is Going Public. What Should I Do with My Stock Options?
Airbnb is going public. You have stock options. Likely you also have RSUs and possibly even outright shares of stock. Does it all feel like one inextricable heap? How will you ever create a comprehensive, comprehensible strategy for all of this?Continue reading
Airbnb Is Going Public. What Should I Do with my RSUs?
Airbnb is going public. You have a bunch of RSUs. You are wide-eyed with uncertainty and excitement. Discuss.Continue reading