Tag: 2012 personal finance goals

Evaluating my 2012 Progress

A goal really doesn’t mean much if you don’t measure yourself against it. I think that this is what often differentiates those “New Year’s Resolutions” from real goals. So in my traditional fashion,...

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My 2012 Personal Finance Goals

I’m expecting big things for 2012. Most importantly, I’m going to be preparing for the end of civilization. I’ll be freezing Furbies and other great human accomplishments that I want to be preserved. However, I...

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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.