Author Archives: Friendly Russian

Convert Your Dreams To Your Goals

Happy December everyone I love December, the spirit of Christmas is in the air. People are “making the lists and checking ’em twice”. Some people are trying to sum up the year, and some are thinking about the goals for … Continue reading

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You should teach your kids about money

My primary job as a father is not to raise great kids. My primary job as a father is to raise a great grownup. When I was growing up money talks weren’t a thing in our house. We didn’t have … Continue reading

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October 2017 Net Worth Update – $179,134.40

Disclaimer about our Net Worth We don’t have any debt, none whatsoever. We don’t use any credit cards anymore –  cash and a debit card only. We own a car and a motorcycle, but we do not include the value … Continue reading

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RSU is just a fancy cash bonus

Recently, I had a really nice conversation with one of my friends about RSU, and it turned out we have an absolutely different point of views on RSU and whether should people keep or sell them immediately. My personal view … Continue reading

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September 2017 Net Worth Update – $163,572.94

Disclaimer about our Net Worth We don’t have any debt, none whatsoever. But we use credit cards to earn some miles and get signup bonuses; we pay the whole balance every month. We own a car and a motorcycle, but … Continue reading

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August 2017 Net Worth Update – $154,197.26

Disclaimer about our Net Worth We don’t have any debt, non whatsoever. But we use credit cards to earn some miles and get signup bonuses; we pay the whole balance every month. We own a car and a motorcycle, but … Continue reading

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July 2017 Net Worth Update – $133,660.46

Disclaimer about our Net Worth We don’t have any debt, non whatsoever. But we use credit cards to earn some miles and get signup bonuses; we pay the whole balance every month. We own a car and a motorcycle, but … Continue reading

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Do you ask for discount?

How much does it cost? My wife thinks I am cheap. She even makes fun of me saying that my motto is this: Prices are not that bad if you don’t buy anything Maybe she’s right, because I don’t like … Continue reading

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June 2017 Net Worth Update – $124,365.22

Disclaimer about our Net Worth We don’t have any deb, non whatsoever. But we use credit cards to earn some miles and get signup bonuses; we pay the whole balance every month. We own a car and a motorcycle, but … Continue reading

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It is the time for ESPP

Recently I’ve already written about one financial mistake I’ve made. Today I would like to talk about another one. Another mistake A year after we came to the US I got a job offer from a company I always wanted to work … Continue reading

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