One of the common questions I see in the financial independence community is this: What is the best way to handle your emergency fund? It seems like this question has come up even more with the recent launch of high-yield savings accounts from fintech companies like Betterment and Wealthfront, not to mention all of the […]
The secret shops I like to do are restaurant secret shops, which typically involve going to a restaurant, ordering a certain amount of food, and then filling out a survey afterward where I evaluate my experience at the restaurant.
A little while ago, I wrote a post that I called, “How To Afford Anything You Want.” As the name suggests, the thesis of that post was that anyone can afford to buy whatever it is they want – it just requires creating a few systems and taking a little bit of time to plan […]
A few days ago, a friend of mine texted me to tell me that the NFL released their schedule for the upcoming season, and as luck would have it, our hometown team, the Washington Redskins, would be in Minnesota to play the Vikings. We’ve always tried our best to attend games when DC teams come […]
One of the things I noticed when I was working in biglaw was that whenever there was free food available, everyone came running. It didn’t matter if you were a lowly junior associate like I was or a big-time partner – free food was free food and everyone wanted it. It’s a funny thing. We […]