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

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

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

I Just wanted to share my latest book (along with co-author Adam Skarr), this one for Washington (state) educators, focusing on financial literacy and making the most of their Washington TRS pension benefits. Please consider sharing with any educators you know in the state of Washington. This is the latest in the TL;DR Financial Literacy … Continue reading New Book: TL;DR: Financial Literacy for Employees of Washington Public Schools