New Book: TL;DR: Financial Literacy for Employees of Arizona Public Schools

I just wanted to share my latest book, this one for teachers in Arizona Public Schools, focusing on financial literacy and making the most of their ASRS pension benefits. Please consider sharing with any educators you know in Arizona. This is the latest in the TL;DR Financial Literacy series. If you know educators in the … Continue reading New Book: TL;DR: Financial Literacy for Employees of Arizona Public Schools

New Book: TL;DR: Financial Literacy for New York City Public School Teachers

I just wanted to share my latest book (along with co-author Christopher Travers), this one for teachers in New York City Public Schools, focusing on financial literacy and making the most of their TRSNYC pension benefits. Please consider sharing with any educators you know in New York City. This is the latest in the TL;DR … Continue reading New Book: TL;DR: Financial Literacy for New York City Public School Teachers

Increase in 2023 HSA Contribution Limits

The IRS recently announced the contribution limits for HSAs for 2023. So when January 1st rolls around, check the amount you (and possibly your employer) are contributing and make adjustments if necessary. As I've written about before, maxing out your HSA contributions and using it as a stealth retirement account can be a great idea … Continue reading Increase in 2023 HSA Contribution Limits

Why I’m Writing the Personal Financial Literacy for Educators Series of Books

I've mentioned the books I've written (and am continuing to write) a few times on here, but I realized I haven't really shared why I'm writing them or what got me started. I talked about it a little on the Teach and Retire Rich podcast, but I haven't put it all together in one place. … Continue reading Why I’m Writing the Personal Financial Literacy for Educators Series of Books

More on Purchasing Service Credit

I’ve written before about purchasing service credit, but I wanted to dive in a bit more here. Note that the following is specific to Colorado PERA and uses Littleton Public Schools’ 2021-22 salary schedule for reference. Having said that, the same logic will generally apply to almost all pension systems, although the details will be … Continue reading More on Purchasing Service Credit