Browsing Archive May, 2013
The Problems With Peer-To-Peer-Lending
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The Problems With Peer-To-Peer-Lending

Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine ownself be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. - Shakespeare, Hamlet I've spent the last couple months ...

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Book review: “The Longevity Project”
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Book review: “The Longevity Project”

"Come on, you , do you want to live forever?!?" -- Marine Corps First Sergeant Daly, Belleau Wood (slightly edited for a family-friendly blog) One of the challenges of financial independence is "longevity risk", where you ensure that your assets will last as long as you do. Unfortunately when we stop working for a ...

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TRICARE Prime premiums and United Healthcare
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TRICARE Prime premiums and United Healthcare

I've been a healthcare "past due" delinquent since April. Even worse, I risked losing our family's health insurance due to a bureaucratic glitch. It wasn't my bureaucratic glitch, but we would've been without health insurance. One of the most common concerns among retirees is "But... but what will I do all ...

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Details of the blog move
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Details of the blog move

It's been seven months since we made the switch. So far... not bad. This is a post for bloggers and the blog-curious. I'm going to explain the technical details of the move and its revenue. I may omit some Google AdSense proprietary information limited by terms of service, but if you contact me then I'm happy to ...

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