Trail Financial Planning, LLC is a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm located in Bellingham, WA

Author:John

History has its eyes on US

Tomorrow is the US election.  It is natural to wonder how the election and the next president (and wider government) will impact our lives.  From our April tax bill to the performance of our investments, from the dreams of our kids to our next breath...


What matters to a kid

This blog is loosely themed - "financial matters that matter."  Usually, I constrain my posts to finances.  This post is a little different, although still about what matters.   When I heard that Chadwick Boseman had died this past weekend, I felt as though living just got...


Spending in a Time of Covid-19.

There are days when the Sun rises, but my spirit can't seem to get out of bed.  Two days ago, I woke at my normal early hour, took our dog Josie for a wander, then returned home to find that the coffee jar was empty. ...