Investing With Your Significant Other

Today’s post is a very personal story about investing.

It’s a story about when Mrs. Tako and I were still very young. We both started our lives as very different people, from very different backgrounds. I had piles of debt, and she had piles of cash uninvested. I grew up in the country, brought-up on a regimen of hard labor. Mrs. Tako grew up in the city and spent her time on education, language, and travel…

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Good Food Is All In The Sauce

The last couple weeks have been pretty interesting here on good old planet Earth. My recent posts discussed about our plan for Healthcare after the ACA, and even Secular Stagnation and poor real GDP growth. Pretty serious stuff.

So I think it’s time I took things down a notch and stopped worrying about things I can’t control. Instead, I want to get back to this idea of leading an incredibly rich (and fulfilling) life on a minimal budget.

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Elections, Secular Stagnation, And Why You Should Care!

Tonight, on the eve of the U.S. presidential election, much of the United States is going to be glued to a TV, computer, or mobile screen watching the voting results get counted.

I equate the election media frenzy to watching paint dry — Boring as hell!

Instead, let’s talk about an issue that’s really important! An issue that could have a significant effect on how everyone needs to be planning for retirement.

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