Who Says Practical Can’t Be Romantic? Valentine’s Day for the Sensible Sweetheart

Does Valentine’s Day seem frivolous? After all, movies and television show us over and over again that Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a day for cards, candies, and flowers. Possibly champagne and dancing. Most people don’t associate Valentine’s Day with words like practical. But I knew on our first Valentine’s Day together that Jon […]

Confession Time: I Have Paid Too Much in Mutual Fund Fees

Our motto here at John & Jane Doe is “Getting it Together Financially in the Prime of Life.” As that implies, even in my forties I’m still learning money best practices, and I have screw ups I want to share so that other people can avoid my mistakes.

With that in mind, I have a confession to make:

I have paid way too much in mutual fund fees, all because I took way too long to jump on the index fund train.