# Spending Matters: Calculating How Many Days Earlier You Can Retire

This is going to be very long (first rationale, then step-by-step instructions). I think it's going to be worth it, but we'll see. Ask just about any math teacher and they'll tell you that humans don't have a very good intuitive sense of exponential growth (e.g., see the response to the pandemic). Humans are pretty … Continue reading Spending Matters: Calculating How Many Days Earlier You Can Retire

# Turn 30 Minutes into \$15,000 (No smoke and mirrors, just math)

Yep, another clickbaity headline, but hear me out. A couple of months ago I wrote my last clickbaity headline, How to Make \$2,000 in 30 Minutes (For Real), which described how you could make \$2,000 in an (arbitrarily chosen) six years by getting the American Express Blue Cash Preferred Credit Card (that's a referral link … Continue reading Turn 30 Minutes into \$15,000 (No smoke and mirrors, just math)

# How to Make \$2,000 in 30 minutes (For Real)

Yes, it's a clickbaity headline, but it's accurate. If you ask most people if they would take a job that offered to pay them \$4,000 an hour, they would most likely say yes (assuming it wasn't dangerous, illegal, or against their principles). If you followed that up with the condition that the total duration of … Continue reading How to Make \$2,000 in 30 minutes (For Real)