Category Archives: Money

Weeknote for 8/8/2021

Finances πŸ€” I’m planning my investments with the Bogleheads’ Retiree Portfolio Model. My impression is it contains most of the formulas I was going to have to research or guess at, so it should save a lot of time. I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/1/2021

People πŸ™‚ My parents drove up to visit for a couple of days and drop off some boxes of my stuff. We spent the time eating at restaurants, playing Isle of Skye, napping, visiting my favorite water tower, and watching … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/25/2021

Finances πŸ˜• I looked a little into estate planning and medium-term investing and defined some deliverables. I struggled to get anywhere on this last week. Fatigue and other tasks kept intruding on my project time. And I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/18/2021

Blog πŸ™‚ I got the new email subscription set up. The signup form is in the sidebar, ready for your address. Finances πŸ™‚ Last week I reduced my monthly expenses by about $80. I cancelled some subscriptions, went back to … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/11/2021

Blog 😐 MailPoet has taken a lot of time to set up. However, I’m down to the last few steps, so my email subscribers will be getting a request to reconfirm their subscriptions very soon. I unsubscribed from my text-to-speech … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/27/2021

Productivity 😎 I made a couple of interval timers to march me through my morning and night routines. A sign of a disturbed mind, I’m sure. I chose those routines because in theory they should fit into reliable time frames, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/13/2021

Finances 😐 I finished my expense goal calculations with grad school and a pet. For grad school I chose about 20 schools for AI and cognitive science based on their rankings at US News and CollegeHippo, and I gathered tuition … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/6/2021

Finances 😐 I started researching grad school costs. What I’ve learned so far is that university websites are confusing. I’m going to try not to get lost in the details, because right now I’m only looking for ballpark figures. I’m … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/30/2021

Finances πŸ˜• I examined some opinions on long-term care insurance. I spent more time on them than is really called for at this stage of this project, since I’m only collecting costs, but I’ll need to look into it sometime … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/23/2021

Business 😎 How to Manage Complex Programs by Tom Kendrick has returned me to my project of treating my life as a business. A program in this context is a set of interrelated projects. Kendrick is writing about corporate programs, … Continue reading

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