Ten Lessons From The Great Recession

For my family, September 2014 marked the the end of the Great Recession, which (for us) had started in October 2008. Navigating the recession took a year longer than my worst case assumption of five years. I wanted to share my lessons as I … Continue reading

Applying Wealth Wisely

A reader recommended a book about Living with a Seal. The book is an entertaining read, but I did find myself swearing far more than usual afterwards (burpee test!). The book is about a marathoner who spends a month training … Continue reading

Breaking Down Family Risks

In May, I wrote about a misplaced sense of entitlement being our family’s greatest source of loss. There are two components implicit in the article’s discussion of loss. #1 – permanent loss of capital #2 – loss of purchasing power over time … Continue reading