We all know that investing over time is the key to obtaining the wealth that we desire. Without investing in some form, dollars stuck under our mattress are eaten away by inflation, and we have to save at least $1 today for...Read More
I was able to reach most of my personal finance goals last year, and I’m expecting big things again in 2013. My blog and personal goals didn’t go quite as well. Hopefully this year I can do a more well-rounded job of...Read More
Unfortunately I didn’t quite double my net worth since the start of 2012, but I came mighty close. And it was still a great year over all! There isn’t a whole lot to say about my balance sheets since I covered most...Read More
In his Advice to a Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One, Benjamin Franklin first remarked that time is money. No doubt you’ve heard the saying, but I hadn’t known from whom it had originated. It’s easy to get...Read More
I’m Will, the creator of HackingTheBank. No, this site isn’t about actually hacking banks. This blog is all about maximizing personal finance decisions so that we win instead of the banks.
I started this blog in 2010 when I graduated college with $43k of student loans and a negative net worth. Since then I’ve achieved milestones like getting married, buying a house, and tripling my income. During this time my wife and I managed to earn over 12,000,000 miles and points and used those points to travel to over 50 countries. And all of these points came from banks; neither of us travel for work.