Buenos Aires has been called the “Paris of the South”. I think that’s a bad name, because the city certainly doesn’t stand in anyone’s shadow. It is it’s own city, with a unique culture, cuisine, arts, and style. Buenos Aires should be on any short list of the world’s great cities.
Have you ever stopped to think about what it would be like for your family to live on less than $10,000? For a family of four that comes out to less than $7 per person per day. What would you have to sacrifice?
Saving one million dollars. It’s the financial goal of many early retirement dreamers. Since the FIRE movement lit up the blogosphere in the last decade, we’ve been showered with stories of average folks saving $1M or more. It’s not that hard.
Here we are on the verge of another annual shopping season. It’s a great time to rethink your spending habits. Some big-time quality of life gurus like to tell us to Buy Experiences, Not Things! Because… wait for it…
There are dead people (among the cubicles). I should know, because I was one of them. Thanks to a festering lack of motivation at work, my last year on the job turned me into a work zombie – until I quit.
This year, my family of four is living in a small village in rural Bolivia. We are originally from suburban California, and let me just say that village life here is different – in some ways that are good and some ways that are not.
I’m hoping for a stock market crash. I know, I know, who wouldn’t? As an investor who plans to live for a few more decades, a stock market crash is about the best thing that could happen to me. I hate paying full price for anything,
Happy Monday, folks! Last week, the Senate released it’s version of tax reform. If you want to read about all the differences from the previously released House tax plan, you can go here. There are a couple of items in the Senate tax plan that I want to highlight,
It’s finally open season on the U.S. health insurance exchanges. I’ve been looking forward to it for months! Most people think of U.S. health insurance as horribly expensive, unwieldy, and unjustifiably bureaucratic. And it is! But, there are some tremendous tax advantages built into the system that most folks aren’t even aware of,
Day of the Dead is a big holiday in Bolivia. It is celebrated over two days, on November 1st and 2nd. The first day is technically Todos Santos, or All-Saints Day, and the second day is Dia de los Difuntos,