It’s official! This is the first year I’ve filed for a tax extension. Every year I use the FreeFillableForms to fill out and submit my taxes. I was slightly concerned that I’d have to restart the process to file the extension. That was until I saw the nifty “File an Extension” button in the upper… Continue reading April 2021 Update
This past week, I sold my bond holdings and spread the proceeds between our US equities and international equities allocation. It was a combination of selling our positions in VTIP, BND and VBIPX, and then gifting appreciated shares of VTEB. Why? Previously, my fixed income target was 15%. Recently, I realized that I wasn’t considering… Continue reading Bond-like Assets
My wife and I have a long running inside joke. We’ll be considering a purchase, be it a thing or an experience, and one of us will turn to the other, asking “how much did we pay for this the last time?” The other spouse will reply, “I don’t know. But I know how we… Continue reading Using Quicken to Track Personal Finances
With my oldest finishing up her first year at the university, I started thinking about the alchemy of converting human capital (i.e. W-2, 1099-contracting, etc.) into investment capital. As I worked out a post, I started looking into the effect of college on increasing one’s human capital. Entering the Workforce Many people get jobs during… Continue reading Is College Worth It?
I haven’t filed my taxes yet for 2020. I’m probably going to file for an extension to increase the window of any possible eligibility for stimulus payments. It’s highly likely that I still won’t be eligible, but it’s worth a shot. It’ll be my first time filing for an extension, so there’s some learning ahead.… Continue reading Taxable Passive Income – 2020