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Moose

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Name:
MSoLife: Making Sense of Life
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
investing, personal finance, lifestyle, ethos, early retirement, financial independance
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$761,466.00
Location:
California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Hispanic
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Researcher

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Latest Blog Posts

Plan for Early Retirement or Fail The post A Taste of Early Retirement appeared first on MSoLife.com. ...
Posted: Nov 14 2017 @ 7:49 AM
5FF: the 5 best FI and early retirement links of the week! The post 5 For Friday: The Best FIRE Links of the Week (11/10/17) appeared first on MSoLife.com. ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 3:18 PM
Photo Credit: Ryan Johns  The 5 Best FIRE Links   http://www.apathyends.com/lifestyle-inflation/ Chris over at AE wrote a great post about lifestyle inflation. This is something I’ve personally let go uncontrolled in the not-so-distant past. This post includes a great way to track if you’re letting lifestyle inflaiton get in the way of your future. https://ournextlife.com/2017/11/01/why-california/ Tanja at ONL lays out her answers to the question: why retire in an expensive state like California? I’ve recently written ...
Posted: Nov 03 2017 @ 2:32 PM
Photo Credit: Jay WenningtonWe’ve all heard of emergency funds, let me tell you about the Liquidity Ladder. The Liquidity Ladder orders your assets by how liquid they are as well as what order you should tap into them in the event of an emergency, such as the sudden loss of your job. Several days ago, I left my full-time job and primary source of income. The move is something I’ve contemplated ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 7:58 AM
Photo Credit: Ryan Johns  The 5 Best FIRE Links http://www.theretirementmanifesto.com/lets-go-flying/ Fritz over at the Retirement Manifesto comes at us with an atypical FI post. It details his adventures with learning to fly drones. One key thing about early retirement is knowing how to productively apply your newfound time. Here, Fritz does that and also treats us to some great photos. What’s not to like? http://www.mrfreeat33.com/consumerism-and-the-imaginary-hole/ Jason treats us to a bit of philosophy in this ...
Posted: Oct 27 2017 @ 8:07 AM
Photo Credit: Ryan Johns5FF is a new feature of MSoLife.com and includes the best FIRE links of the previous week. Occasionally I will also include other links to other topics if I find them interesting and/or helpful. Enjoy! The 5 Best FIRE Links http://www.flybymoney.com/worstadvice1/ This week, Dan at Fly By Money introduces a new feature about the worst financial advice he has received. We tend to focus on what we SHOULD do in the ...
Posted: Oct 13 2017 @ 8:13 AM
Travel. Adventure. Learning more about yourself. Sweet photos. There are many reasons why we love to travel. The trips themselves tend to be unforgettable and stirring…but are your photos? Below I’ll teach you how to combine camera and lens choice along with lighting in the best, most frugal, and lightest way possible! Some Background I picked up the photography bug, hard, in 2009 during my first trip to Japan. My then-girlfriend (now Ms. Moose) ...
Posted: Oct 12 2017 @ 7:53 AM
Photo Credit: Ryan Johns5FF is a new feature of MSoLife.com and includes the best FIRE links of the previous week. Occasionally I will also include other links to other topics if I find them interesting and/or helpful. Enjoy! The 5 Best FIRE Links http://www.mrfreeat33.com/my-420month-apartment-in-chiang-mai/ In this week’s post, we catch up with Jason on his new adventure in Chiang Mai, Thailand. His fully decked-out new apartment costs a whopping $420 per month, or about ...
Posted: Oct 06 2017 @ 8:16 AM
Photo Credit: Diego JimenezGeoarbitrage The word “geoarbitrage” gets used frequently in financial independence / early retirement circles. What does it mean, exactly? The Greek word “Geo” means “Earth”. In this instance, it’s a truncated form of “geographic” “Arbitrage” has French roots and is defined as: the simultaneous buying and selling of securities, currency, or commodities in different markets or in derivative forms in order to take advantage of differing prices for the same asset. Most ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 8:07 AM
Photo Credit: Ryan Johns5FF is a new feature of MSoLife.com and includes the best FIRE links of the previous week. Occasionally I will also include other links to other topics if I find them interesting and/or helpful. Enjoy! The 5 Best FIRE Links https://millennialmoneyman.com/this-is-why-things-wont-ever-equal-wealth-to-us/ As someone dedicated to retiring early, it’s easy to sometimes feel like you’re missing out. You could buy a fast sports car or a giant TV. In this post, the ...
Posted: Sep 29 2017 @ 8:07 AM

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