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August 2017 Net Worth: $422K Up $11K

August 2017 Net Worth: $422K Up $11K

Yet another month with double digit (in $Ks) growth. This seems unsustainable. We haven’t had a significant market pullback in a while. I have a feeling September won’t be so kind. However, I’ll take it while it lasts! This month was kind of boring as […]

How Much Money Does It Take To Be Wealthy?

How Much Money Does It Take To Be Wealthy?

How much money does one need to be wealthy? According to a Schwab study $2.4M to be wealthy and $1.1M to be financially comfortable¬†according to a Schwab’s recent study entitled “How Americans Define and Manage Their Wealth“. A financially comfortable amount of income in retirement […]

July 2017 Net Worth: $411K Up $16K

July 2017 Net Worth: $411K Up $16K

Another solid month with double digit growth. We’ve had extraordinary luck (and diligent saving/investing) maintaining this pace. Six out of seven months have double digit growth blowing up our net worth by $100K+ and we broke $400K net worth!¬†*insert applause* The snowball effect on our […]

Have You Given Yourself a Six-Figure Raise?

Have You Given Yourself a Six-Figure Raise?

People can get to early retirement in many ways: predicting the bitcoin craze a few years early (and at 18), inheriting cousin Walter’s gold bullion collection, being a beneficiary (i.e., family member) of brother Donald’s Powerball persistence, acquiring a sustainable sugar daddy (sorry, no link… […]

Good Decisions Contribute to Great Assets

Good Decisions Contribute to Great Assets

I’ve made good choices and I’ve made terrible choices in my life. The good choices have propelled me ahead in life, getting me closer to early retirement every day. What are those good decisions that brought delivered great assets? Formal Education I’ve always prioritized education. […]

June 2017 Net Worth: $395K Up $16K

June 2017 Net Worth: $395K Up $16K

Hey! It’s our first ever Net Worth post! I’m posting from Orlando, Florida, where we have a lovely view of the resort-laden city. While this trip will likely derail progress on our goals, it’s always good to give early retirement a trial run. BTW, Universal’s […]

You Call Yourself a Financial Planner?

You Call Yourself a Financial Planner?

  The so called planner guy This week, my wife met with a financial planner as part of her work benefits (and to be entered into a cash giveaway for receiving financial advice). Her financial planner (or whatever you might call him) told her that […]

May 2017 Net Worth: $379K Up $7K

May 2017 Net Worth: $379K Up $7K

Retro Post! It’s May 2017! (posted after MORE blog began – backdated to have it show up in the right order in the blog roll)

April 2017 Net Worth: $371K Up $17K

April 2017 Net Worth: $371K Up $17K

Retro Post! (posted after MORE blog began – backdated to have it show up in the right order in the blog roll)

March 2017 Net Worth: $355K Up $3K

March 2017 Net Worth: $355K Up $3K

Retro Post! (posted after MORE blog began – backdated to have it show up in the right order in the blog roll)