I've gone through the practice of logging my net worth since 2016. I think it's a good way to track your overall progress (and process) over time, and helps to keep you on track with your financial plan. But, this year, a question about my net worth popped into my head. It's a question that … Continue reading Investments Show No Steam
"Where am I sleep walking?" Well, there's an interesting thought... As the tweet pictured above states, we tend to look at what we think is good and what we think is bad and go about keeping the good and improving on (or getting rid of) the bad. I've recently decided what to do in terms … Continue reading That Money Thing I Forgot About
I've never been one for New Year's resolutions, per se. Over the last few years, I have gotten better at setting goals; my goals just rarely occur around January 1. My process is more of an ongoing series of minor adjustments. When 2020 rolled around, I had gotten my financial situation to a pretty nice … Continue reading 2021: Recycled Resolutions?
"Why does the lock unlock?" That was the question asked of our Health Physics crew one evening when I was co-op student working at a nuclear power plant when I was in college. (I was a Chemistry major in those days.) One of the technicians on the crew had earned his doctorate in Physics, and … Continue reading Financial Physics: Why the Lock Unlocks
Over the past year or so, I've found it easier to execute some of my plans. Read for this many minutes each night. Write at least this much every day. Put this much money into those accounts every pay period. And, with each passing day, week, month, and (I suppose) year, the plan just gets … Continue reading Goals and Distractions