• Rent vs. Buy: the Power of Inflation (and a fairer calculation)
    The FIRE community talks a lot about the rent vs. buy discussion. Which is the optimal financial decision for your personal housing and how to calculate that? While there is great information out there to help you decide, I see two important considerations often left out of these discussion: (1) Many compare a short horizon … Read more
  • My Investing Mistakes
    I thought my wife and I were doing everything right to achieve a rich, free life. Avoid debt – check! Spend less than we earn – check! Invest the surplus – check! So, after almost two decades of investing, why weren’t we rich or at least well on our way? When I calculated our net … Read more