Sunday, December 31, 2017

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How Much Should You Invest To Create Your Own Pension?

The concept of a pension fascinates me since it would be great to have your investments pay your living expenses while you work wherever you want without worrying about a salary. I've created a calculator here that allows you to figure out the numbers you need to create your own pension plan.

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Friday, December 29, 2017

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Are Annuities A Scam?

In multiple conversations with different people I've realized that they don't quite understand how annuities work and why they seem too good to be true, so I figured I'd explain a tricky one with an example.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

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What Is The Best Time To Post To Reddit?

I was curious if time of day affects the likelihood of your post doing well or being ignored so I ran some data to see if I could spot any trends.
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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How Do I Do Fast Bilinear Interpolation In Matlab When Interp2 Is Slow?

In working on CityProjections, I have to do bilinear interpolation constantly. Is there a fast way to do it in MATLAB?


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Thursday, December 7, 2017

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How Long Does It Take To Double Your Money With An Investment If You Include Inflation?

In a previous post, I worked through why dividing 72 by your interest rate approximates your doubling time in years.
inflation adjusted yield
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