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Minafi Summer Break, Life & Goals Updates for Q2 2021

Minafi Summer Break, Life & Goals Updates for Q2 2021

You can tell I’m not optimizing this post for SEO by the amazing title. 😂 Instead this is more of a life update. At the beginning of this year (and every year) I decided to set a few goals and themes for 2021. This is an update on how these are going and everything else…

Here’s Why You Feel Exhausted: A Look at Thinking vs Doing

Here’s Why You Feel Exhausted: A Look at Thinking vs Doing

Tell me if this sounds familiar. Some days you just feel exhausted. You may not have even done anything productive and yet you wind down at the end of the night and quietly think “why do I feel this way?”. The good news is that everyone has days like that. Learning why you feel that…

Calculate Your FI Number With State and Federal Taxes (It’s More Than You Think)

Calculate Your FI Number With State and Federal Taxes (It’s More Than You Think)

In order to reach financial independence, one of the fundamental ideas is that you need to save up and invest at least 25x your yearly spending. If you spend about $40,000 a year, you’ll need at least $1,000,000 to be set for life. While there are no sure things, this is a good baseline. It’s…

Investing for Beginners: From Your First $1 to $10k and Beyond

Investing for Beginners: From Your First $1 to $10k and Beyond

So you’re ready to start investing. What do you do first? Here’s the thing: getting started is the hardest part. After that investing is as easy as moving money into a savings account! The hardest part of investing isn’t picking hot stocks or staying on top of the news: it’s figuring out what to do…

5 Steps to Embrace Lifestyle Deflation Without Deprivation

5 Steps to Embrace Lifestyle Deflation Without Deprivation

Let me know if this sounds familiar. When you were younger, you had less money than you have now. You worked hard, and every dollar you earned was a new opportunity to support yourself, buy something fun or have an exciting experience. As you progressed in your career, perhaps you upgraded different parts of your…