Personal Trials

Should I Get a Job?

should I get a job

I talk a lot on this blog about my net worth, but so far I haven’t talked much about my income. As most of you know, I’m a self-employed lawyer by day, and a financial blogger by early morning/night. Right now I’m struggling to decide whether I should find a job at a law firm or company (as in-house counsel), or remain self-employed. But before we get into why I would want to leave the life of the solopreneur to sell my soul to a corporation or large law firm, let me give you a little backstory. The entire reason I […]

What I Learned About Money From Our Road Trip to Grandma’s

Road Trip and Money

This past weekend, my family and I took a road-trip to my Wife’s Grandmother’s House, visiting with her and my brother’s family, who also lives close. It was a 9.5-hour car trip (one-way) from North Carolina to Cleveland – not a simple undertaking with three young kids in a Honda Odyssey. Today, as we prepare to head back to North Carolina, I thought I would reflect on a couple of the lessons I learned about money over the weekend. It’s important to set a budget for your trip (Even though it might be hard to keep) If you are going […]