Family & Finances

Thanks for stopping by! Just a random collection of things I like to write and think about.  Hope you enjoy. -Alex


Amazon RSU Series: Part #3 – Understanding the tax implications

Throughout my 5 years at Amazon, the taxes associated with Amazon’s RSU compensation were commonly misunderstood.  This post will hopefully allow you to understand the basics around each situation. Is my RSU treated as ordinary income or capital gains income? The cash amount of the RSU at the time of vest, is considered…

Amazon RSU Series: Part #1 – What is an RSU?

Many large tech companies like to compensate their employees through other means than the normal regular recurring paycheck or base pay. One of the most common ways to do this is through the Restricted Stock Unit or RSU. An RSU is compensation in the form of company stock. RSU’s will be set up…

Quarterly Dad Review: First Edition

I just past the three-month mark of being a stay-at-home dad. To commemorate this, I thought I would steal a page from my old world and write my version of a Quarterly Business Review or Quarterly Dad Review (QDR) in this case. I’ll run through what went well, what needs to be improved…

Get Healthy: The Running Update

In the Story of Bessie, part of my new found motivation is going to be used to start running. Last week I started that journey! Exactly one week removed from the Emergency Room, still jacked on 40 mg of prednisone, I went for my first run while pushing the twins.
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Stay-at-home Dad: A typical day

4 readers of the blog have asked what a typical day looks for me as a stay-at-home Dad. Since my reader base current stands at 13 subscribers, this is a significant portion of my readers. So by popular demand, here’s a “typical” day in the life of this SAHD.

I’m Back! SAHD Life Update

And we’re back folks. Sorry for the two-month delay. It’s been a crazy eight weeks, and blogging had to take a back seat. So what’s been going on?