Debt, Debt, Goose!

Debt, Debt, Goose!Debt is bad.  Debt is good.  It really depends on you.I have a secret.  I am in debt.  I have always used debt in my adult life.  Though I don’t talk about my debt with others.  Most of our decisions on debt have been smart ones, at least…

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Know what an EOB is? You should.

Know what an EOB is? You should. You have all heard the saying, the only certain things in life are death and taxes.  Well, I am going to add healthcare bills to this saying.  Many American’s who have any form of health insurance frankly do not pay attention to the…

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This ain’t going to be your parent’s retirement. Four long term trends.

This ain’t going to be your parent’s retirement.  Four long term trends. When I posted Nine Interesting Stats about Cross Generational Strategies a fellow blogger, Full Time Finance,  posted a comment about age controlled studies.  Another fellow blogger, Adam at Minafi, made a comment about Millennial home ownership.  I mentioned that I was working…

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Does a budget really help? Well….It Depends.

Does a budget really help? Well….It Depends. A budget is only as good as the person who is budgeting.  Coming up with a budget is the easy part.  Having the discipline to watch your budget and actually make changes is the challenging part. Back when I submitted my ESI Millionaire…

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New Year. New You. New IRS Limits.

New Year.  New You.  New IRS Limits. This is not one of those New Year’s Resolution’s post.  This is a post about an activity that you should ingrain in your mind and complete every year.  I actually review the various IRS limits before the end of a year to address…

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2018 Road Trip Report

2018 Road Trip Wrap Up And before we knew it, 2018 had come and gone. What a whirlwind year for the r2e family. It was a roller coaster of a year with high points and low points. Throughout it all we are better people for the experiences we had. Sort…

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There’s a Bear in them there hills!

There’s a Bear in them there hills! Well, that is what many are proclaiming after a market drop on Christmas Eve 2018. It’s been a long Bull Market run since the last major financial crisis - The Great Financial/Banking Crisis of 2008/2009. Way back then the markets dropped around 30%…

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