Category: Financial

Paying Yourself First – Planning For Retirement

I’ve read a lot of articles and books over the last several years on planning for retirement, and one common theme among all of them is “Paying Yourself First”. That’s a somewhat unclear way of saying that you should save money for your future before spending on your current needs. There are all kinds of…


Financial KISS

KISS is an acronym for “Keep It Simple, Stupid” or, for the easily offended, “Keep It Simple, Silly”. It’s more than an acronym, though; it’s a valuable policy in general. I spent 7 or 8 years finding microprocessor bugs before changing jobs recently. One thing I could always count on when reading a specification was…