Finance Fridays


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. I’ve seen some posts pop up about “Kids Roth IRA” and so I just wanted to talk about it again for a bit. Kids Roth IRA I’ve talked about this before in my previous post, Roth IRA for Kids. I recommend reading that post first as a refresher before reading this post. In general, the ability to give your child a Roth IRA is absolutely awesome. There is no […]

Kids Roth IRA #illumedati


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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today, I’m going to talk about “Revisiting Value Cost Ratio“. Revisiting Value Cost Ratio I’ve talked about Value Cost Ratio a lot before. I’ve also talked about “My Currency“. However, today we’re going to revisit both concepts… but not for me. Today, we’re going to talk about my daughter Kylie. Like I’ve said before, my wife and I have set aside a certain amount of money per month for […]

Revisiting Value Cost Ratio #illumedati



New Year New Backdoor Roth IRA
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays. Today is just a quick post to remind everyone that’s a new year and it’s time for another Backdoor Roth IRA. Backdoor Roth IRA There are many other things I could write about today, but I think the most important thing is just to remind everyone to fund their Backdoor Roth IRA. So if you haven’t started already, go ahead and get to it. As it stands currently, I think […]

New Year New Backdoor Roth IRA #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today, “Let’s Talk About the SECURE Act“. The SECURE Act I mentioned it before a little while ago in a previous post. However, it just recently passed through both Congress and the Senate, and Trump signed it into law this week. There is a lot of little things in this act, but long story short, the general public is behind in regards to retirement. This act is going to […]

Let’s Talk About the SECURE Act #illumedati



Oahu Real Estate
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today I’m just going to talk about “What’s the Deal with Real Estate?” What’s the Deal with Real Estate? Whenever people talk about “where to put their money” the usual echo’d answer is “Just buy real estate”. They may even throw in this quote: “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain They will extol the virtues of passive income and downplay any issues they may have […]

What’s the Deal with Real Estate? #illumedati


Starting from The End 1
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today is just a short post to plant a flag in the ground and say “It Begins”. It Begins – My Attack on Student Loans Yea. My wife and I have been paying our loans on the normal repayment plan since we finished fellowships in 2013. Somehow it’s already been 6 years. My original plan was to pay off our loans within 5 years of coming out of residency. […]

It Begins – My Attack on Student Loans #illumedati #medtwitter