If You Love Your Spouse, You’d Make Them Financially Independent

I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day! I spent about $360 dollars on a dozen long stem red roses and took my wife on a scenic helicopter ride over Napa Valley to a secret mountain villa. Just kidding. Instead, I got her some white roses for $20 because they smelled better, did some last … Read moreIf You Love Your Spouse, You’d Make Them Financially Independent

The Importance Of Feeling Consistently Uncomfortable For Personal And Financial Growth

With the racism and sexual assault allegations that have befallen the Governor of Virginia, the Attorney General of Virginia, and the Lt. Governor of Virginia, I was reminded of all the racist altercations I experienced growing up in Virginia for public high school and public university in the mid-to-late 90s. Given the revelations at the … Read moreThe Importance Of Feeling Consistently Uncomfortable For Personal And Financial Growth

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives Rich Private School Graduates Hope

One of my biggest worries as a parent is whether I’ll mess up my son’s life by sending him to private school instead of public school. I’m fortunate enough to have a choice. But sometimes, more choices mean more headaches and possible wrong decisions. I went to an international private middle school when my parents … Read moreDemocratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives Rich Private School Graduates Hope

Navigating The Preschool Admissions Process: Getting In And $1,000 Application Fees

When my wife was pregnant in late 2016, a friend told me, “You need to apply to preschool within the first three months after he’s born.“ He had one kid in private elementary school and two kids in private middle school. His is also a centimillionaire.  “Absurd!” I responded. “Hey, it’s up to you buddy. … Read moreNavigating The Preschool Admissions Process: Getting In And $1,000 Application Fees

Three Things I Learned From My Estate Planning Lawyer Everyone Should Do

My estate planning lawyer said something interesting before I decided to hire her. “People who aren’t rich might need estate planning more than rich people because they might not be able to afford to pay probate fees in the case of an untimely death.” Leave it to the US court system to make the distribution … Read moreThree Things I Learned From My Estate Planning Lawyer Everyone Should Do

A Divorce Ruined My Life, But I Clawed My Way Back

Divorce is one of the worst destroyers of wealth. May you never have to go through one. Love birds beware. The following is a guest post from FS reader and medical doctor, Xrayvsn. Divorce. Few words in the English language can elicit as negative a visceral response as that of divorce. Despite its increasing prevalence … Read moreA Divorce Ruined My Life, But I Clawed My Way Back

Wedding Spending Rules To Follow If You Don’t Want To End Up Broke And Alone

Given half of marriages eventually end in a divorce and weddings last for at most 12 hours in America, it’s wise to spend as little as possible just in case things don’t work out. Despite such pure logic, the average cost in America is around $33,000 according to The Knot’s 2017 Wedding Survey. If you … Read moreWedding Spending Rules To Follow If You Don’t Want To End Up Broke And Alone

The Making Of 529 Child Millionaires: A Necessity Due To Soaring Tuition

With regular contributions, company matching, profit sharing, and conservative returns, many of you will eventually become 401(k) millionaires. But what may be more exciting is if your children become 529 plan millionaires before they even get their first full-time job! With $1 million by the time your child gets their first full-time job, they’ll be … Read moreThe Making Of 529 Child Millionaires: A Necessity Due To Soaring Tuition