I have been blogging about Finance and Stoicism for 30 days now. What have I learned? I love to write I am not nearly as good as I would like to be and I am very far from where I will end up. In my first year of writing, I am teaching myself to simply […]
When children stick their hand down a narrow goody jar they can’t get their full fist out and start crying. Drop a few treats and you will get it out! Curb your desire – don’t set your heart on so many things and you will get what you need. Epictetus, Discourses, 3.9.22 Today’s question was how often […]
We have had an incremental increase in our net worth (+$30,000) resulting from a lift in the value of one of our future income properties. Without further ado: We marked up the value of our second presale unit given the increasing heat in the Vancouver condominium market. Ms. Frugaler had additional room in her RRSP […]
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 […]
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.
Update of our Net Worth from June 2015. Life at home and at work has been busy and there hasn’t been much time to update our net worth, which is unfortunate. While it would be great to be able to update each month, I am focused on my career and family, which bring in the net worth […]