Another has done me wrong? Let him see to it. He has his own tendencies, and his own affairs. What have I now is what the common nature has willed, and what I endeavor to accomplish now is what my nature wills. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 5.25 Today’s question was why do I need to care that someone […]
Wow, what an interesting 2016 it has been. Starting the year, our net worth was $940,000 and earlier that year, I had set a target of being a millionaire by the end of 2016 [Never underestimate the power of smart goals]. Fortunately, we were blessed in 2016 with a hot real estate market and I had a large […]
Well, it has been a good quarter with our net worth tracking at $1.67 million. Not much to say on this one. Our investments are ticking on at a great return and there has been some further investment. The overall growth in assets has continued to expand significantly with debt plateauing: What is relevant for this […]
Do I feel like I sandbagged? Yes, yes I do. That said, do I feel like the real estate market where I live has been crazy the last 12, 18, 24…months, yes it has and I would not have predicted it to continue and thus, sandbagging may be extreme. Do I feel a little like […]
$60,000 away from our goal of $1,000,000 we are almost there.
Well, better late than never in updating my net worth from March 2015: Not much to discuss on the change front – a happy 4.22% increase over March; however, it was mostly due to two accounting errors and less so to an increase in net worth. Note 1 – We had $2,000 in interest income […]
Read most of the Financial Independence Blogs and what is a common element time and time again? GOALS! Almost every FI Blogger sets goals for themselves. Do they tell you how they do it? Do they give you a clear path to set your own goals? Here, Mr. Money Mustache talks about the importance of proclaiming your […]