Tax Planning: 2024 Free Money!

Enjoying Ourselves at Mexico Beach, FL Greetings taxophiles and taxophobes alike! After last year’s Free Money! debacle, I swore to myself that I wouldn’t drag my feet on the 2024 Free Money! post. So, here it is! (I didn’t’ post...

Tax Planning: 2023 Free Money!

It’s with moderate enthusiasm and a tinge of sadness that I finally write the 2023 edition of Free Money!  Normally, this is my favorite post of the year, but this year it’s different. I know what you’re thinking:  “Gerry, do...

Back to School #3: 5.5 Years of College in 5 Months for $714!

Millionaire greetings from steamy Merida, Yucatan.  We’re currently on a five-month adventure in Mexico with plans of traveling to Campeche, Chiapas, and Quintana Roo.  (Obviously, this is having a negative effect on my blogging productivity! My Experiment Ends On April...

Back to School #2: Two Years of FREE College in One Month!

If you like alternative ideas, hacks, and work-arounds, you’re going to love this post.  Most people agree that higher education has become ridiculously expensive.  In addition to the cost, college is usually a 4-6 year commitment, and it requires a...

Tax Planning: 2022 Free Money!

Greetings to all my current and future millionaire readers!  I’ve been meaning to write this 2022 Free Money! post for months now, but there has been one major impediment:  D.C. politics. In March of 2021, the American Rescue Act increased...

Back to School #1: Quarantine College 2020-2021!

Greetings millionaires!  When the Covid-19 quarantine began back in March of 2020, I suddenly had a lot of free time to fill.  My daily routine of working out, jogging, reading, cooking, and red wine was going along great, but I...

Tax Planning: 2021 Free Money!

Long-overdue greetings to all my readers out there.  With 2021 right around the corner, it’s a perfect time to start your tax planning for next year.  You know what means, right?  Yeap, it’s time for my most requested post of...

Adiós 2019 y Bienvenidos 2020

Okay, I know this post is late, but here it is.  Before I get into last year’s accomplishments and this year’s goals, it’s worth mentioning that there are many things in life that are more important than money:  family, community,...

FIRE Flashback: Our $15,000 Financial Triple Play

Nota Bene:  While this post is about our move to Echols County, Georgia back in 2009, it’s still interesting and relevant to anyone contemplating a geo-arbitrage move.  I never got around to putting it on my blog until now…better late...

How We’ll Save $130k in 2019

If you live long enough, you’ll see many unimaginable and “impossible” things.  Over the course of my lifetime, I’ve seen:  the Patty film, the discovery of the giant squid, the Braves, Cubs, and Red Sox win the World Series, the...