Be Your Own Auditor

Be Your Own Auditor Simple money man

It’s true that computers, fingerprint login on apps, and extra security services provided by banks and financial institutions have made auditing and tracking our financial transactions easier.  But this shouldn’t make us lazy and think that everything is safe and… Continue Reading

The Things You Own End Up Owning You

The Things You Own End Up Owning You simple money man

More and more I’m starting to believe the more we have, the more we spend on maintenance, repairs, replacements and excuses to buy even more things.  For example, several months ago I sold and extra car I had. When asked… Continue Reading

Don’t Be Afraid of the Stock Market

Afraid of the Stock Market simple money man

  Perhaps one of the biggest financial mistakes I made was not entering the stock market at an earlier age. When I entered the market I was in my mid-20s, but I wish it was sooner. I didn’t enter before… Continue Reading

What’s Your Money System?

What's Your Money System simple money man

We live in time where so many of our financial tasks have become easier and quicker with computers. We can pay our bills online, we can deposit our checks online, we can save our money online, we can invest and… Continue Reading

Simple Fund Comparison – SCHD VS VIG

simple money man SCHD vs VIG

Lately I’ve become more and more interested in low cost ETFs while less and less interested in stocks and mutual funds. ETFs provide one-click diversification, super-low fees while still paying investors dividends. I don’t think I’ve come across any literature… Continue Reading

How Much Cash Should I Carry?

cash carry simple money man

    This is a very common question that people come back to and reevaluate time and time again. And really I would say that less cash = less risk. We live in an age where we can pay for… Continue Reading