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Biglaw Investor

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Name:
The Biglaw Investor
Category:
Investing
Tags:
Early Retirement/FIRE, High-Income Earners
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Lawyer (Attorney)
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Check out The Biglaw Investor or read The Business Side of Lawyering As the holidays approach, it seems like a great time to focus on continuing financial education. Just like lawyers have to maintain a certain number of CLE (Continuing Legal Education) credits each year to stay in good standing with the state bar, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re keeping up with your financial […] Leave a comment on ...
Posted: Nov 20 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read 5 Steps to Protect Your Accounts Having an investment account drained by thieves is every investor’s worse nightmare. Thankfully, there are a lot of safeguards in place to prevent that from happening. Still, you never want to read a message like the one below recently posted on the Bogleheads forum. The entire thread is approaching 400 messages. It looks like the […] Leave a comment ...
Posted: Nov 17 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Roadmap to Financial Independence Going from zero to financial independence feels overwhelming. It’s really not. Instead, it’s just a simple process of moving from one step to the next. Here’s a breakdown of every step you need to go through in order to reach it. 1. Moving from Negative to Positive You can’t start building wealth until you’re saving […] Leave a comment on Roadmap ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Hey FedLoan, Did You Forget Me' It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything about PSLF. My last post on the subject detailed the confusion many borrowers feel around knowing whether you qualify for PSLF. The confusion stems from the fact that FedLoan Servicing notified certain borrowers that they were eligible, only to yank those qualifications away significantly later once the Department […] Leave a comment ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read The Core Assets for Any Portfolio We’re told that investing in the stock market is complicated. Only the professional money managers can help us navigate the alphabet soup of stock tickers and esoteric products like derivatives, CDOs and default swaps. They want you to throw up your hands and pay them a fee to help you make sense of the mess […] Leave a comment ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read The Important Monthly Meeting Every month, a few days after the 1st, we sit down on a weekend for a monthly financial meeting. It sounds formal but I can assure you that most meetings are conducted in pajamas with a hot cup of tea. We call it “running the numbers” and it doesn’t take very long. My wife and I didn’t start this ritual because we’re ...
Posted: Nov 08 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Is Bitcoin a Good Investment? If you invested $10,000 in Bitcoin on January 1, 2015 (less than two short years ago), you’d have $229,266 today. Does that sound good? Well, it pales in comparison to the second most-popular cryptocurrency, Ethereum. If you invested $10,000 in Ethereum on January 1, 2015, you’d have $1,065,079 today. Those are staggering returns. Who wouldn’t want to turn $10,000 into $1 ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Free Law School, Thanks Uncle Sam! (Biglaw Investor: Today’s guest post is from Andrew Webber, co-director of Service to School’s JD application program. He wanted to write about how he used the GI Bill to attend law school and to create a resource for other prospective law students who are looking for creative ways to finance their own law school education. Having no first-hand ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Asset Location in Tax-Protected Space When it comes to asset location (i.e. where should you place you various investments), the question is usually about whether certain investments belong in taxable or tax-protected accounts. By making smart decisions, you can reduce your tax drag and improve optimization of your overall portfolio which helps you keep more of your returns. That’s one of the reasons why ...
Posted: Oct 23 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Risk! A Fate Worse Than Death As lawyers, we’re trained to imagine the worst-case scenario. I distinctly remember working before law school at a firm where a senior lawyer explained a recent case involving a bad accident. After hearing the details, I assumed the victim had died. The lawyer’s eyes grew wide. “No. He didn’t die. It was worse than death.” Worse than death? That’s enough ...
Posted: Oct 18 2017 @ 6:00 AM

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