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Has anyone ever told you that you are lucky?  I don’t share my financial situation with many people.  I do on this blog, but I do so anonymously.  There have been a few times in my life when I broke my code of secrecy.  I share about my financial situation when someone asks me for financial advice. I am not a financial advisor, so I cannot give advice on a professional level.  I can, however,
Financial ratios are a common tool to measure the financial health of a company.  The price-to-earnings (P/E ratio) is a ratio that is commonly referenced by the financial media.  The P/E ratio is a quick measurement for valuing a company that measures the current share price to its per-share earnings.  A company that has a high P/E ratio is normally linked to a stock that investors have high expectations for growth.  The average P/E ratio of the market is
Time goes by fast when you are having fun.  It seems to go by faster when you are having fun travel hacking.  This is my fourth post on travel hacking in 2018. In Travel Hacking: Round Three, I wrote about the American Express Business Gold Card. This post is a little bit different.  In round four, I am going to cover two cards.  As you will see, there is a special reason for that. The two cards that I recently
I have always felt that how a person manages their finances is a good reflection of their overall life.  People who are successful with their money always seem to look for ways to improve everything they do.  People who are good at managing their personal finances share a few common traits.  Those traits are not the ability to demand an above average market salary, have an above average IQ, or have graduated from a top-20 university.  The traits
I love the entire weekend, but my favorite day of the week is Saturday.  It always has been that way for me.  Sunday is ok, but Sunday is not as good as Saturday.  What makes Saturday exciting for me is that I am off from work, but I am also off the following day.  Monday is still two days away.  That will change after I reach retirement. When I think about retirement, I see it