Maxing your 401(k) or TSP will help you get to this Happy Place faster…
There’s a lot of debate about how much you should put in to your TSP or 401(k) plan every year, and whether you should ‘front-end’ load your 401(k) at the beginning of the year, dollar cost average during the year, or back-end load your 401(k) at the end of the year for tax planning.
Here’s a 401(k) hack that works for me at the end of every calendar year.
Last weekend I had a super busy Friday- I had meetings until 6PM, then I had to fetch groceries so I could feed my family and my sister’s family- who was staying over for the weekend.
Enter Instacart. A few weeks back, I saw the poster above at the local Aldi and made a mental note (actually an Evernote) to try it out next time I was ready for an Aldi run. Our Aldi is about 5 miles away from our house, so we only hit it once a month when we are in that area of town – But the trip is worth it every time. Aldi has prices that beat Costco on many items.
So Friday was the day. Test drive the combination of the savings of Aldi with the convenience of Instacart – a perfect match.
Or was it?
If you arrived here via search engine, my first post about TV cord cutting addresses WHY you will want to do this.
Now here’s the nuts and bolts of cutting the TV cord.
If you want to cut the TV cord and retain the ability to watch live broadcast TV you need the first item – An Over-The-Air (OTA) TV Antenna. Continue reading
I’m headed to Vegas this weekend with an old USNA buddy, and it has come to my attention that there is no betting/”Action” on the NFL Draft in Vegas. Seems that some folks know some of the picks in advance, giving them an unfair betting advantage.
If this is in fact the case, I’ll be bringing a few of these home-made ‘NFL Draft Buzzword Bingo’ Cards along to keep things interesting. Continue reading