My Favorite (Non-Medical) Android Apps

Here is an export of Android Apps I find useful and helpful: Authenticator – for security for logins into Google and other two-factor sites Automate – To automate some settings Barcode Scanner – To scan barcodes Bible – Free Bible Docs – Read documents Dual N-Back – Only game with evidence that it helps people…

Father’s Day 2018

Erica and the kids made me this wonderful video for Father’s Day! Thank you, guys – I love you!

YouTube Videos that matter (kinda)

Here are a collection of YouTube videos I have found influential in some way in my life. Hopefully they are of some curious interest to you too. This video is one of my favorites because it demonstrates that investing time and energy will make you great and technically you can do anything if you throw…

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

I just finished The Little Book of Common Sense Investing. I learned a lot about how the stock market works, why it grows (why the economy grows), how a zero-sum game can be a winner in the long run, and much more. The arithmetic presented is simple, the logic rational, and the writing straightforward. Almost…

My new phone is a flip-phone

On October 28, 2014 I began a personal experiment to wean myself from smartphone dependence, so I got myself a Samsung Flip-Phone. I will attemptĀ to describe my reasoning for trying such a “far out” experience. Once upon a time, cell phones did not exist – actually, before that, at one point phones did not exist,…

General Financial Advice

Here is a collection of advice I have gathered from several sources and experiences. I am using this to also lead a teaching discussion. Personal Finance – Notecard version: Max your 401k or equivalent employee contribution. Buy inexpensive, well diversified mutual funds such as Vanguard Target 20XX funds. Never buy or sell an individual security….