Finance Fridays


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today I was going to look at my portfolios and see if I needed to rebalance or not. So rather than just do all the work, I’d figure I’d share the data and my thoughts with you guys, without getting into too much detail. So let’s talk about “My Portfolios for 2018“. My Portfolios for 2018 The major retirement accounts I have are: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) [mine] Thrift […]

My Portfolios for 2018 #illumedati


Tax Season is Upon Us - Small 1
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays. I’ve realized that recently all I’ve talked about is Crypto. Crypto is fun and interesting, but it’s not part of The Philosophy. So let’s bring everyone back to Earth and talk about the most fun season of all “Tax Season is Upon Us”. Tax Season is Upon Us Well, what is there to say. Break out your W2s and get all your financial documentation together and go pay the tax […]

Tax Season is Upon Us #illumedati



Bubbles - Small
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays. It seems like there is a lot of “bubble talk” lately, mostly surrounding Cryptocurrency… but is that the only one? Today we’re going to explore “How Many Bubbles?” How Many Bubbles? Well, I’ve kind of already discussed that I think Bitcoin is a Bubble. Given my stance on that, I think if you’re planning to invest (gamble) on cryptocurrency that you should be Searching for Amazon. Basically, if we’re expecting […]

How Many Bubbles? #illumedati


Getting Started in Crypto 1
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again… and I’m going to talk about Crypto again. I do still plan to keep Finance Fridays primarily related to “The Philosophy”, however, I’ve received a few requests for more information on how to get started in crypto, so I wanted to address that. Without further ado let’s talk about “Getting Started in Crypto”. Getting Started in Crypto Before we move on, I must reiterate that Cryptocurrency is extremely volatile […]

Getting Started in Crypto #illumedati




Bitcoin for Hawaii Wave 2
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. I wasn’t planning to do another Crypto post, but I wanted to do a follow-up to my previous posts “No Bitcoin for Hawaii” and “How to Buy Bitcoin in Hawaii“. Today we’re going to talk briefly about “Bitcoin (and Crypto) for Hawaii?” — Sorry for the late post (explanation at the end) So… Hawaii can haz Bitcoin? In my prior posts I talked about how it was very difficult […]

Bitcoin (and Crypto) for Hawaii? #illumedati