The event you say you’ve been waiting for has arrived. How can you convince yourself that this is no different than the last financial crisis?
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.
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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.
It’s been a while since I started my series chronicling my quest to purchase, renovate, and fully occupy my newest rental property. When last I wrote, I had just closed on the property. The past two months have been a slog through renovations, evictions, and a number of other annoying (but necessary) issues to address.
I recently stumbled on a new tool that has hugely improved my ability to bid and manage repair and renovation projects from out of state: Thumbtack.
$1,000 per month is a major retirement income milestone, and we’re very nearly there. This month, I’m looking at five spectacular places you can live on a budget that would barely cover the rent in most US cities.
We hit one major retirement milestone in our April 2016 Financial Statement, and early retirement draws tantalizingly closer!
I am a pretty optimistic person. If you read this blog regularly, I think you’ll find that I’m generally focused on the positive more than dwelling on the negative. Lately, though, I have found myself struggling to maintain a completely positive outlook, as progress has been quite slow, and we’ve entered a bit of a lull on the path to FIRE.