Monthly Archive: August 2015

Selling Stocks at a Loss For Fun and Profit

So the markets are down, it took a while to realize because I try to to ignore the financial media. The good news is we get to save a lot of money on taxes. When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade; when markets give you losses, you harvest them. Tax loss harvesting has always been on the to-do list but seemed intimidating. It turns out it was easier than I thought and kind of...

July 2015 Expenses

Following up a quiet and low spending June, we were apparently trying to make up for lost time and spending in July: We spent some time up in the mountains, exploring some of the beautiful spots our state has to offer (twice!) and also had family over, taking the chance to enjoy some fancy food, drink, and sightseeing. The rest of the increased expenses revolved around a growing little boy and paying for some...

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