The Eighth Wonder of the World

I promised this blog wouldn’t be full of a bunch of advice as there are multiple ways to skin the wealth-building cat.  However, it seems any PF blogger worth their financial salt has their go-to wealth-building tip that they feel most helped them get to where they are.

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein

For some, it is to never own a car and live in an area where you can bike to work.   For others, it may be that dividend, index fund, or peer-to-peer investing trumps all else.  Further yet, buying rentals and becoming a landlord is another silver bullet that some may preach.

All of these are doable and great options.  However, the only way to get to a point where you can do these things is to have the money to do so first.

So here it is, Buck’s first and foremost wealth-building tip (drum-roll please)… Continue reading “The Eighth Wonder of the World”

What’s in a Name?

Winter Landscape

To say I’ve led a charmed life is an understatement.  I was born healthy to loving parents in a middle class household in a safe neighborhood in the U.S.  On a global scale, I entered this world in the extremely privileged 1% given just about any metric.  And I try to minimize the number of days that go by when I don’t count my blessings. Continue reading “What’s in a Name?”