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Jolly Ledger

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The Jolly Ledger
Early Retirement
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Colorado, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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June was a travel month for the Jolly Ledgers. As a result, our expenses were a bit elevated. Luckily, most of the trip was business related so the majority of our costs will be tax deductible for 2017. Summer is … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jul 06 2017 @ 9:19 AM
The Church of FI is evolving. Currently, it remains a reserved space for me to babble on about current happenings in my life, share expense reports from other blogs, and share links to blogs that I love, but I have … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jun 30 2017 @ 7:09 PM
This new item recently showed up in my 401k Dashboard: Retirement Progress The default settings assumed a retirement age of 65 and that I would need $11,343 per month at 100% income replacement. My bonus was not included in salary … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jun 18 2017 @ 8:19 PM
We just returned from an annual trip to Oklahoma. Every summer, Mr. TJL and Little Miss go to Oklahoma to find metal for the art business. They scour scrap yards, metal yards, antique and thrift stores, appliance stores; pretty much … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jun 06 2017 @ 7:00 AM
  Remember the medical insurance bill that I thought I had resolved last month with my insurance company? I wrote: “This month my bill was for blood lab tests to establish a baseline for cholesterol, thyroid function, lipids and all … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jun 01 2017 @ 10:29 AM
Do you see that? My assets have officially topped $1,000,000! Even though this milestone is market dependent, it still feels damn good to have achieved. If I sold all my assets today, I still would not have enough money to … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 26 2017 @ 3:05 PM
I have been mightily distracted for the last month, so this blog has received about 1/4 of my usual attention. In times like these, I try to keep up with The Ledger and Big Scratch but the meatier posts get … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 16 2017 @ 7:00 AM
We haven’t had a bad month yet. Our net worth continues to rise. We can thank Mr. Stock Market for that of course, but we also have to give ourselves a big high-five for maintaining a high savings rate each … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 09 2017 @ 7:00 AM
April was replete with extra expenses including a trip to New York City ! Our time there was uneventful. I also received a medical bill for $400. This is the second time this year that our insurance company/doctor’s office has … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 02 2017 @ 7:00 AM
This title might be a little misleading. In reality, we did utilize credit card reward points to minimize the costs of our trip to New York City, but all of the points used were accumulated during the push to travel … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Apr 18 2017 @ 7:00 AM


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