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A Journey to FI
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Financial freedom, financial independence, real estate, investing, income, debt, budget, automation, tools, Efficiency, net worth, financial planning
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Thornton , Colorado, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)

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Paying yourself first is a very popular phrase I came across when reading the Automatic Millionaire by David Bach. He also happens to be the one who created the movement around the “latte factor” but that’s one topic that deserves its own discussion. In any case, his book along with Ramit Sethi’s I will teach […] The post The Case for Paying Yourself First appeared first on A JOURNEY TO FI. ...
Posted: Jun 17 2017 @ 1:21 PM
If you read my post about investing now, I wonder how you felt once you finished reading through it. Instead of me speculating about your perception, I called a buddy of mine to get some constructive feedback. As it turns out his comment was that he felt the post was too bossy. Well, crap! that […] The post Three Don’ts Of An Investment Strategy appeared first on A JOURNEY TO FI. ...
Posted: Jun 13 2017 @ 2:15 AM
I hope we can all agree there are three ingredients for building wealth regardless of how much money you make. When these three elements are combined and mixed seamlessly, they have the power of creating an explosive reaction that will yield fantastic results for you. On top of it all, you have the power of […] The post An Overview of Investment Vehicles appeared first on A JOURNEY TO FI. ...
Posted: Jun 06 2017 @ 1:13 AM
The thought of investing in the stock market kind of freaked me out. I used to think you needed a lot of money to get started and that in most cases hand holding from a pro, aka, an advisor who “knew” more than you did was absolutely required. Well, as it turns out I was […] The post Keep Calm but Start Investing Now appeared first on A JOURNEY TO FI. ...
Posted: May 27 2017 @ 7:25 PM
Before getting into the details of what net worth is and why it’s critical for achieving FI, is important to take a step back and understand Key Performance Indicators and the role they play in providing important information to not only determine but explain our progress towards meeting our individual goals. Many people hear the term and get confused about it. At work we use KPIs all the time; however, I’ve ...
Posted: May 19 2017 @ 11:23 PM
I’d like to think we are all Project Managers in charge of managing the most important asset we have … our lives. Think about it, you can plan your education, your professional career, higher education, going out on a date and even your next vacation. What do all these things have in common or more importantly, what do they require? Definition & Organization Planning Tracking & Managing Becoming financially independent is no different, it ...
Posted: May 19 2017 @ 11:15 AM
I’ve been thinking about this post all week long…..Financial Independence (FI): what is it? but most importantly what does it mean to me?. If this blog is meant to be a resource for you I think is appropriate we set the stage around FI. First, did we miss this subject in school? how come so many people don’t have a clue about this or live their lives paycheck to paycheck?. As ...
Posted: Apr 29 2017 @ 9:28 PM
My relationship with money hasn’t always been the best. Before you keep on reading allow me to provide some context and elaborate on specific topics that aim to support my initial statement. I was born in Venezuela in the most beautiful city of the country. I know what you’re thinking … Caracas right? but nope, I was born in Maracaibo. We “maracuchos” are like Texans, our regionalism, festivities and people ...
Posted: Apr 29 2017 @ 5:56 PM


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