Category Archives: Money

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 not about money

FIRE and money For the last couple of months I’ve read a lot of different FIRE blogs. From new, fresh ones, to pretty old-timers and iconic bloggers. Unfortunately, almost every post I’ve read was about the same topic. And this topic … Continue reading

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How much time do you spend in traffic?

In Soviet traffic… It’s been always funny when local people (we live in San Francisco Bay Area) tell us that the traffic is awful. You have no idea how awful traffic looks like. While you’re in traffic here you are still … Continue reading

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