1. Terminology – of the terms used in other sections
  2. Type of accounts – a summary of  retirement and non-retirement accounts
  3. Building towards basic plan
  4. A basic plan
  5. Credit Cards
  6. References


  1. These blog post(s) are based on my perception which might deviate from the reality. Use these as a data point, not as a sole data point.
  2. Given a choice between being comprehensive and accurate vs. being concise and inaccurate, I decided to choose the latter. Since I believe there is enough text out there for the former audience.
  3. In some cases, I have implicitly assumed a single, unmarried, under 50, Silicon Valley engineer. While most of the blog post(s) still remains valid, some things might change because of that.