An update on solar production after a tough winter.
Monthly Archives: February 2023
A word on auto insurance
What’s the difference between basic and full coverage auto insurance. A brief primer, and why it’s important.
Former NFL player makes millions selling Pokémon cards in business
Is it better to play in the NFL or start a business? For Blake Martinez, he gave up football and pursued his Pokémon trading business, with amazing results.
What are Treasury Inflation Protected Securities?
What are Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS)? A simple guide.
Does it make sense to replace and buy a new Model 3?
Does it make sense to sell our fixed up Model 3 and buy a new one? The answer is closer than you might think.
6-month US Treasury Bills cross 5%
US Treasury Bills are offering some of the highest yields in decades.
How to minimize lifetime interest payments
How to make extra payments to reduce heavy lifetime total interest paid
Opinion: I’m proud of President Biden
On many world events, we don’t comment here on smilingdad. We’re not geopolitical experts. Our focus is sustainable capitalism or democratic capitalism, and cleantech. Our hearts mourn for thousands of good people lost in Turkey, Syria, and Ukraine. I am proud of President Biden for visiting Kyiv on President’s Day yesterday. The symbolism is potent.Continue reading “Opinion: I’m proud of President Biden”
Diversify with art and wine
Is it possible to invest in alternate investments like fine wine and fine art? The answer is yes.
Poll: What should we do with our damaged Model 3?
Help us decide what to do with our damaged Model 3. Sell it, keep it, or rent it. Add a comment and let us know.