Retirement


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


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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. I’ve talked about “Your Number” and “Different Numbers” but today’s post is going to be about “Your Number” Revisited. This short post is mostly just as a thinking exercise. However, let’s start with some background: I was talking to my contractor on Thursday. He’s still been working on my lanai (deck). He comes and works hard and I always try to bring out some ice cold water for him. […]

“Your Number” Revisited #illumedati



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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. After the roadmap update I wanted to talk about being “Fascinated by FIRE”. Fascinated by FIRE? Yea. It seems like pretty much every other day I get an article that shows up about Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE). Of course, my wife and my friends get them too. Since they know I’m into this “finance stuff” they usually send them to me. As such, I do my best to […]

Fascinated by FIRE #illumedati


Future Robot
Hey everyone, it’s Whatever Wednesdays again. Today is going to be a fun post about “Predicting the Future”. Predicting the Future? Yea, let’s pretend it’s been 15 years. So it’s 2034. So what’s 2034 like? 2034 means my daughter Kylie is 21 years old and will be starting her senior year in college. Where that is I’m not really sure. My current guess is that she leaves Hawaii and goes to college on the mainland […]

Predicting the Future #illumedati



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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today is kind of a short post which is more about the “feelings” of Finances rather than dollar signs, saving, and expenses. Today we’re going to talk about “Comfortable”. Comfortable? Yea. Basically, there are a lot of levels of wealth. You can find different takes on this, but the basic gist of it is when you’re first starting out at building wealth you worry about everything. “Can I afford […]

Comfortable #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today will be a short post about “Revisiting the Roth 401k”. Revisiting the Roth 401k? Yea. I’ve talked about it before multiple times, but in general, there aren’t that many instances (for doctors) that using a Roth 401k makes sense. One of the times that it makes a lot of sense is when you’re a resident. However, I’ve discussed some other times when you can consider utilizing a Roth […]

Revisiting the Roth 401k #illumedati