With a few months of married life now behind me, I wanted to do a lookback post on what I’ve learned about managing my income and expenses. Coordinating my finances with a partner has been a new experience and taught me some useful lessons.
All right — another month, another progress report! December should be slow given the holidays, but it was actually insanely busy for me. Let’s start with side hustle revenue: As you can see, it wasn’t nearly as high as November when I had some one-off consulting that blew a nice tailwind into that month’s… Read More
All homeowners out there thinking of selling their house — and even home buyers who just want to learn how to be tax-efficient — can get a LOT of value from understanding the intricacies of how this part of the tax code works.
All right, my November side business results are in! The good news is: It was a gangbuster month. The bad news is: That was heavily driven by some one-off consulting I did, which means it’s not scalable. Here’s what happened: As you can see, there was a big ol’ spike, all the way up… Read More
All right happy readers. Here’s how I did in October with my side business income. As I wrote about in my inaugural side business income report, the products I sell are e-books and training videos on getting into a top law school and breaking into private equity / finance. There was a nice revenue… Read More
Do you feel burned out at work? Do you want to take a sabbatical and travel? Recently I’ve been thinking about how one can take some extended time off while simultaneously using that time to do some very efficient tax planning. Are you curious how you can do the same? Today I’m going to show you a step-by-step… Read More
I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and housing prices are going bonkers right now. Many would-be buyers either cannot afford to buy here at all, or can’t justify paying the astronomical prices here even though current rents are also insanely high. Heck, even houses with dead corpses inside are selling for over $1.5 million,… Read More
If you’ve been following along in the other posts in this series, you know I started Hack Your Wealth on the eve of my marriage. I wanted to take that opportunity to “baseline” my net worth and understand my financial past in order to determine how to strengthen my — and my wife’s — financial… Read More
As you may know from following this blog, in my inaugural income report post, I wrote that when I started the Hack Your Wealth website on the eve of my marriage, I wanted to “baseline” my net worth and understand my financial past in order to figure out what, if anything, I should change to grow my — and my newlywed’s — financial future. I… Read More
In my inaugural income report post, I wrote that on the eve of my marriage, I wanted to “baseline” my net worth. I wanted to take stock of my income, spending, savings, and investments because I wanted to understand how my net worth had trended since I entered the workforce after graduate school. While I had kept decent historical records,… Read More