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The best part of not having a corporate job is no longer having the Sunday Scaries. I had them every Sunday for fifteen years; or 780 consecutive weekends. My friends and I anthropomorphized this dread by giving it a name: Mr. Scary. We were young bankers...

Elon Musk was nearly broke in 2008, borrowing money from his homies to cover his rent. "About four months ago, I ran out of cash," he stated during his divorce proceedings. His brother Kimball confirmed his precarious position, "Oh yeah. [He’s] in debt. More...

Passive income is the Daenerys Targaryen of personal finance. It scorches the earth of our work-centric society giving birth to freedom, pleasure and financial independence. It anchors so many calculations, such as the never-ending quest find your tipping point, or your "Number." The allure of The...

Don't miss the follow-up post on the Portfolio Approach to Passive Income. The most satisfying part of Microsoft Excel is the F9 key. It ignites (some might say, "refreshes") any complex financial model; with a single tap, it can tie together tabs, inputs and conditional IF...

12/15 Update: Robinhood said on their blog that they "plan to work closely with regulators as we prepare to launch our cash management program, and we’re revamping our marketing materials, including the name." 12/14 Update: SIPC CEO and president Stephen Harbeck told Bloomberg "I disagree with the statement...

We're surrounded by scarcity.  The day starts with "I didn't sleep enough." Then the rush to get the kids fed and out the door is accompanied by the nagging feeling that as parents we're "not present enough." Next, a commute skimming articles on our phones and...