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Creating a .slate file for Slate (Mac Window Management): Resolve “Could not load ~/.slate or ~/.slate.js”

A while back I was looking for a solution to restore my window setup when I went between being at my desk and bringing my laptop to meetings. I settled on Slate which is a great, lightweight solution to save your window positions and quickly restore them exactly as they were. Unfortunately, it can be […]

Where should you put your money after expenses

Where should you put your money after expenses? So you’ve got some money left over after paying for your expenses. Congratulations! Now you should start thinking about what you’re going to do with that money. Thankfully, the process is fairly simple and it’s mostly just a waterfall approach. My advice would be to roughly follow […]

Where do I start with credit card churning?

For optimal card sign up paths check out this credit card flowchart from r/churning: https://www.reddit.com/r/churning/comments/9hf4ex/faq_credit_card_recommendation_flowchart/ I would also recommend reading the links under Basic Reading for r/churning: Miles vs Points: https://www.reddit.com/r/churning/comments/74hghz/miles_vs_points_what_are_they/ Why you should not churn: https://www.reddit.com/r/churning/comments/8m487c/why_you_should_not_begin_churning_v30/ Credit Card Decision Flowchart: https://www.reddit.com/r/churning/comments/9hf4ex/faq_credit_card_recommendation_flowchart/ Beginner’s Chase Guide for Under 5/24: https://old.reddit.com/r/churning/comments/9sgpmk/beginners_chase_guide_for_folks_under_524_v_20/ I’ve also written an accumulation of […]

Referral Links

If you want to support me please use these referral links. However, if the links don’t offer benefits beyond what is otherwise available (e.g. 20K less points for same amount of spend) please don’t feel bad not using them. Credit Cards — Chase — Chase Ink Preferred | 80K UR Pts | $5K spend | […]

Do you need to be under 5/24 to get a Chase business card with EIN?

TLDR: You cannot bypass 5/24 by using an EIN instead of a SSN. If you’re looking to maximize the number of cards you can get from Chase before being locked out by their 5/24 rule like me then you’re likely targeting business cards offered by Chase to maximize the rewards you can get from them. Lately, […]

Comparison of Major Internet Providers in the Bay Area (Primarily San Francisco)

Tier Breakdown Name Tier Level Speed Cost Reliability Additional Notes Sonic (Fiber) A 1000 up/down $40/mo Excellent No annual contract Webpass A 1000 up/down $60/month or $550/year ($45/month) Excellent Choice between annual or monthly contract Monkeybrains (if in the right service area) A Excellent $105/3 months ($35/month) Good No annual contract, pay in 3 month […]