How I Manage My Personal Finances

I have had numerous conversations with friends about managing their finances. I decided to share how I personally manage my finances to give you a different perspective. Everyone’s relationship with money is different so take what may work for you.  I think of my personal finances in two categories: spending and account balances. If youContinue reading “How I Manage My Personal Finances”

Why Saving Isn’t Enough (Inflation ELI5)

This post will try to follow a very simple explanation of inflation and how it impacts you. I will try my best to explain it in a ELI5 (Explain Like I’m 5) format. What is Inflation? Inflation is the decline of buying power your money has. Buying power is referred to as purchasing power andContinue reading “Why Saving Isn’t Enough (Inflation ELI5)”

5 Metrics to Analyze a Stock for My Non-Finance People

Throughout the pandemic, I have been getting tons of questions from friends about stocks and whether company XYZ is a good investment. So I decided to make this quick guide for my non-finance people who are trying to figure out whether a company is sound financially.  This is for people who are interested in analyzingContinue reading “5 Metrics to Analyze a Stock for My Non-Finance People”

5 Lessons Learned in 5 months of Self-Taught Programming

Don’t worry about the language For us newbies, we’re always curious about “What language or framework should I learn?” and we do all this research trying to find the right one for what we think we want to do. The truth is, you’ll more than likely have to learn multiple languages/frameworks over time so itContinue reading “5 Lessons Learned in 5 months of Self-Taught Programming”