Will I Die with Zero?

Will I Die with Zero?

  I recently completed the book Die With Zero by Bill Perkins.  A friend read it and told my wife she believed our family was already doing much of what the book mentioned.  This piqued my wife’s interest, so she suggested we borrow the audiobook from the Austin...
Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

     Don’t be bitter, be better.  A friend of mine told me this many years ago.  I don’t remember the exact context; it was probably a throwaway line, but the phrase has always stuck with me.  Over the many intervening years,...
My Asset Allocation

My Asset Allocation

    I recently had to fill out an annual net worth statement for a bank holding a loan on some commercial real estate I own.  I recommend that everyone completes this exercise yearly.  You can gain financial insights by tracking the...