In August, we got married, got perfect teeth, developed a very secret, hush-hush secret project, and managed to pile a little more onto our net worth, too. It was a hell of a month.
When I last wrote about my experience with dental tourism, I had just returned from my second of three trips to Bangkok in search of excellent dental care at affordable prices. After some time to heal from my last set of surgeries, I headed to Thailand last week to complete my course of treatment.
It’s a momentous day here at Vagabond Central, as the blog quietly turned one year old over the weekend.
Not even paying for our wedding can stop the inexorable march towards FIRE in our July 2016 Financial Statement!
Sometimes things don’t go as planned. Sometimes tragic and painful things happen to us, or to the people we love, and we’re at a loss to fit such awful tragedy into our narrative of outrageous optimism. Sometimes we have setbacks. Sometimes we lose people we love.
It’s all well and good to teach people how to retire, but the deeply indebted need something else first.
Our June 2016 Financial Statement shows a nice increase in net worth, despite a fearful market and an upcoming wedding. Brexit can’t stop this train!
When I was seventeen years old, and I was leaving to attend college, I made the fateful decision that would one day put me on the path to Financial Independence and Retiring Early (FIRE). I chose to study music.
In our May 2016 financial statement, net worth and retirement income increase substantially, and I discover an incoming tenant may be a prostitute.
Earlier in my career, I was a cop. People generally fall into one of two camps when it comes to the police: They’re monsters, or they’re saints. The truth is that all cops fall somewhere in a spectrum between those two extremes. Regardless of what you think about law enforcement, most people agree that doing the job requires (or should require) a certain degree of integrity.