Finance


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today will just be a short post about “Keeping up with your Retirement Accounts”. Keeping up with your Retirement Accounts I’ve talked a bit about my own investment portfolio. Not much has changed, but it’s a good idea to try to keep up with any new changes to your accounts. For example, in my wife’s 457, because there were no great options, so I opted to just go with […]

Keeping up with your Retirement Accounts #illumedati   Recently updated !


Hey everyone, it’s Match Day! Since it already happened, not much for me to say here, except that you are likely feeling a whirlwind of emotions. First things first, go ahead and celebrate with friends and family. However, please be safe out there. Don’t drink and drive. I’d recommend you check out these links about the afterMatch: Congratulations You have matched! Post-Match Senioritis Post Match Checklist Then check out these ones: Preparing to start residency: Pre-Residency […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today will be a short post about “Hawaii State Income Tax“. For those who don’t know, I live in Hawaii. As of December 31, 2017, they increased the number of marginal tax brackets, putting the 9%, 10%, and 11% tax brackets back in for the 2018 tax year. Here they are: Taxpayers who file a joint return will pay: 9.00% on taxable income over $300,000, but not over $350,000 […]

Hawaii State Income Tax #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. This is kind of a short, niche post on “Crypto and Taxes”. Crypto and Taxes Yes. Just like anything else, you need to pay taxes on your cryptocurrency gains. Obviously, where you are in the world treats taxes differently. However, for the purposes of this post, I am specifically talking about United States Taxes. Oh man, I have to pay taxes? Yes. The IRS has, for some reason, defined […]

Crypto and Taxes #illumedati




Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. This is just a short post about the Chuck E Cheese Token Economy Update. Chuck E Cheese Token Economy Update So far, everything is going pretty well. However, I thought it would be good to do a quick update on how things are going. The Chuck E Cheese Token Economy is progressing. Interestingly, there was a little bit of a rivalry between Kylie and Lucas about who was getting […]

Chuck E Cheese Token Economy Update #illumedati