9 Simple Family Finance Rules

9 Simple Family Finance Rules

Remember the story of that dude who wrote 9 simple money rules all on 1 index card? If not, here’s a brief summary.  Harold Pollack, a University of Chicago social scientist, mentioned on his personal video blog that all the best personal finance advice can be found for free in the library and can fit on an index card.  Problem was, the index card didnt’ exist. He went home, wrote up 9 rules on an index card, and posted it online.  IT WENT VIRAL. I’ve read a lot of things in personal finance over the last 15-20 years.  His 9

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The First Post – Hello World

Welcome to Finance for the Family! My name is Jake.  I’m in my early 40’s and live in a suburb located in the Northeast part of the United States with my wife and four children ages 9, 7, 3, and 1.  My wife and I both have steady, high-income jobs in the healthcare field.  Mrs. Financeforthefamily is a practicing physician and I am a pharmacist working in the corporate setting. As a family, we’ve accomplished many financial goals.  Although we have a mortgage on our primary home, we have the ability to pay it off right now.  We keep it

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