101 things in 1001 days

Anyone who knows me that I love lists, goals, and data. Each year, I set new year's resolutions/goals and I publish them on my website, and review my success at the end of the year. I'm always looking for more interesting ways to document my goals. Since last year's site death of 43things (on which I was…

Library Win

Managed to pick up a "lucky day" book from Hollywood Library last night - hadn't heard of it, but love previous work by the author (Nick Hornby). Sincerely was my lucky day. Tore through 175 pages in one sitting after dinner last night.

Solo 401K’s for creative side gigs

Have you set up a Solo 401K for 1099 freelance income before? Can you please help me wrap my head around it? Do I need an EIN and a DBA? Can I buy you a coffee and you help me figure this out? On that note, sadly my 401K is going away at work and I'm…

2016 Goals

  For the past several years, I've been posting my new years resolutions online and then at the end of year, reviewing my success. So here's 2016's goals, which are ambitious. Projects Complete my Duolingo Tree for German - I am currently 50% done with my Duolingo tree. Teach 2 personal finance classes - In 2015 I…

2015 New Years Resolutions review

I set 15 resolutions for 2015. How did I do? (For each resolution that has a beeminder graph, I've linked the the graph with a bee icon).      Buy Focal: radical budget documentation  - taking a photograph of every single purchase for an entire year. Success! I did that thing. You can view it here. I…