February is almost over so it's a good time to create my goals and plans for 2019. My first goal is stop procrastinating. I guess I already failed on that one ;-). I admire all the bloggers out there who have their act together and get these things out in late December or even the first week or two of January. Before I jump into 2019, I have to very briefly review 2018. There's a saying that you can't get to where you want to go if you … [Read More...]
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It's almost the middle of the month. That means that I have the final numbers on December 2018 alternative income. I always wait a few days because tenant checks are coming in and we are paying off mortgages at the start of the month. With the money passing back and forth, it's easiest to let everything settle. January was a difficult for me, but a lot of other people had it worse. The government shutdown hit almost all of my wife's peers, … [Read More...]
A little over 6 years ago, I became a dad. Less than a month later, I wrote an article about saving for college. Yes, I'm weird. I thought I'd do something I call "Then and Now." The idea is to look at an old blog post, review it, and update it for now. I feel that the value of a blog is the journey. Otherwise, you might as well just create a website. Here we'll see how things have changed in the first trimester of our college … [Read More...]