What’s your retirement path? Playing with FIRE and ICE

2019-05-17T20:47:07+00:00May 17th, 2019|Financial Mindset, Financial Practice, Retirement|

Is it dangerous to play with FIRE and ICE for retirement? If so, what's your retirement path? I read a thought provoking article the other day titled "Retire Early? Work Forever? Both Are Wildly Unrealistic" by Sarah Green Carmichael. The article touches on the recent concept of FIRE (financial independence, retire early) and the [...]

Prioritize Your Spending: What’s your “Want to” to “Have to” Ratio?

2019-04-29T21:03:06+00:00March 25th, 2019|Financial Mindset, Financial Practice|

How to you prioritize your spending? Do you spend your money on what you want to like moments and experiences, fulfillment, enjoyment, and social connection? OR what you have to like the big mortgage, keeping up the fancy house, the shiny car, and keeping up with the Jones? That's an important question to understand and [...]

Financial Intentions: Can Packing Your Lunch Become a Pot of Gold?

2019-04-29T20:43:12+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Financial Basics, Financial Mindset, Financial Practice|

I enjoy food and good eating. I like to cook a wide variety of good and tasty meals. Ethnic food is definitely a treat to me with all the variety of spice flavors and food combinations. It's a never ending smorgasbord of food tasting opportunity. It's also important to share meals together with family [...]