A 5th grade mind is a terrible thing to waste. Ok, any mind is a terrible thing to waste…. I think it’s great that our schools are trying to teach kids about money. Too many people grow up to adulthood without any fundamental understanding of how to achieve financial stability and,
I recently calculated the rates of return I earn on Social Security, along with a range of returns for other Gen Xers. But that’s an overall average return – an average for everything I pay in over my career.
Any time you can get more money into tax-advantaged accounts, like IRAs, 401ks, and HSAs, I say do it. I am always scheming for new ways to take advantage of these types of accounts because they’re awesome.
Like a lot of folks, Elon Musk believes that artificial intelligence will bring social disruption, massive unemployment, and general dystopia. I say Mr. Musk is wrong. Now, I don’t mean to throw shade on one of the most successful business-fellas of our time.
When you’re in the trenches of Corporate America, sometimes you need to keep your seat belt buckled. Because you hear people say some pretty amazing shit. I need to document some of this stuff while I still can…
Ah yes, the eternal question: What makes you happy? Being happy is, after all, the ultimate challenge in life, the holy grail. Everything we do to make money or to gain power, status, or success – is ultimately because we seek happiness.