Tag: personal finance goals

Our 2013 Personal Finance Goals

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...

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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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Goals for 2011

The New Year is here, and like everyone else, I want to start it out by listing a few goals. I’m a big proponent of SMART goals. In case you aren’t familiar with the SMART acronym, it stands for Specific, Measurable,...

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Welcome


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.