Max Out of Pocket

GIMME SHELTER: Sheltering Medical Premiums From FICA Payroll Taxes With Cafeteria Plans

We have learned a lot these last few months here at Max Out of Pocket. Since Max OOP is just an average Joe Max, we prefer to keep things in nice, bite-sized chunks where we can. Hopefully that works out for everyone as we take a trip through the cafeteria today and pick up some medical insurance. The Rundown With an initial focus on FICA payroll taxes, we learned that most Max Out of Pocket...

Max Out of Pocket – April

I suppose it is a good idea to just stop for 10 minutes and reflect. We are constantly moving from one thing to another. How is my net worth doing? Am I financially independent yet? I need to run today. Oh, but I wanted to listen to that podcast. I guess I will do both. Facebook. Oil change. Article. Another blog post. Netflix show. Check out that new investment? REITS? New project at work? Need...

Healthcare REIT Experiment – Yield, Conference Calls, and Expansion

You know, it’s actually pretty simple. Avoid buying large trucks with over-engineered tailgates to get you to and from the office. Take a pass on the $500,000 cookie-cutter house in the suburb that looks exactly like your neighbors’. Say no to the $150 monthly CrossFit membership fees. Dodge the $5,000 emergency room bills (with the help of Max OOP).  The byproduct of several reasonable decisions over time is usually an obnoxious amount of money left...