Weight Loss Challenge

My $1,000 Weight Loss Bet – 11 Weeks to Lose 44 lbs

Gen Y Finance Guy Fitness 12 Comments

The past 18 months have been incredibly busy with signicatly more attention and focus on the trajectory of my career (and thus finances) then on my own health & fitness. Part of the reason that I set a workout goal and nutrition goal was to try to play defense against the carnage to my waistline that was coming. I tend to work …

Goal Check #9

Monthly Goal Check-in #9 – @ 10/1/2016

Gen Y Finance Guy Goal Setting 6 Comments

We are officially down to the last 3 months of the year. This tends to be a very busy quarter for me on all fronts. With the exception of this year (which has been insane since it started), my busy season at work usually kicks in around mid-October and extends through January for annual business planning. Based on the past …

September 2016

September 2016 – Detailed Financial Report #21 – Net Worth $472,664 [+48.8% for 2016 YTD]

Gen Y Finance Guy Monthly Financial Reports 4 Comments

GYFG here checking in for the September monthly financial report. If you have been reading these reports for a while you will notice that I introduce each month with the same intro month after month. I do this for two reasons; a) for the newbies to the site (which make up about 50% of the sites traffic); and b) to remind …

Helping Family

Helping Family with Financial Issues

Gen Y Finance Guy General Information 19 Comments

Back in August of last year I published a rant post about co-signing for friends or family on loans. Okay, it was a rant, and going through the details of what went down the time I tried to help my dad out, got me all fired up. By the end of the post I was so angry that I declared …

Goal Check #8

Monthly Goal Check-in #8 – @ 9/1/2016

Gen Y Finance Guy Goal Setting 4 Comments

Well, it feels like I fell asleep on January 1st and woke up in September. Can you believe that 8 months are already gone? FOREVER. Like money, time can also be so very fleeting. The unfortunate truth is that by now, most people have already given up on their goals, and that makes me sad ( 🙁 ). In my opinion …

August 2016 Financial Report

August 2016 – Detailed Financial Report #20 – Net Worth $432,743 [+36.2% for 2016 YTD]

Gen Y Finance Guy Monthly Financial Reports 10 Comments

GYFG here checking in for the August monthly financial report. If you have been reading these reports for a while you will notice that I introduce each month with the same intro month after month. I do this for two reasons; a) for the newbies to the site (which make up about 50% of the sites traffic); and b) to remind …

My plan to $600K in Annual Income

How I Plan to Increase My Annual Income to $600,000

Gen Y Finance Guy Income Streams 23 Comments

As long time readers, many of you have picked up on the fact that I am a big believer in setting goals and long term visions. This is exactly why I share my annual goals and monthly progress in achieving those goals. It’s also why I shared my own blueprint in achieving a net worth of $10M and $600,000 in …

Bonds

The Future Of Bonds and Their Place (or not) in A Portfolio

Gen Y Finance Guy Investing 14 Comments

Hi, I’m Xyz from FinancialPath, working until 65 is nothing I could dream of and with a solid plan, my path to financial independence at 35 is clear. With the power of compound interest and a high savings rate, I am confident that I can achieve financial independence and early retirement within 10 years. I currently save over 50% of my income and hope to …