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Name:
The Green Swan
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Small Business Owner
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Banker
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Latest Blog Posts

Hello folks! Hope today finds you well. I have a contributed post from Mark with Alpha Finance to share with you today. He has some advice on how to plan your retirement fund for a long and happily sustained retirement. A Guide to Figuring Out What to do with Your Retirement Fund So you have […] The post A Guide to Figuring Out What to do with Your Retirement Fund appeared ...
Posted: Sep 21 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Hello folks! I have a special post for you today! Not long ago, I wrote my vegan proclamation. Lucy and I had just decided to go vegan and we are still going strong today. It’s been a life-changing decision for us, no doubt about that, and one that I only wish we would have made […] The post Financial Independence and Veganism Go Together Like Sweet Potatoes and Pasta Sauce! appeared ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Hello $wanigans! How is life? It hasn’t been too bad here. As you know from my recent job update post, I’m making a job change! And not just any job change, but a change in overall direction of my career. For the last ten plus years, I have been on the fast and furious route […] The post Job Change: Stepping off the Ladder appeared first on The Green Swan. ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Happy end of summer! No, that sounds depressing… happy beginning of fall! Ok not officially, but I’m ready to welcome some cooler temps and football season. This month’s Swan Life post really crept up on me. Just goes to show that we had one busy month! If you haven’t guessed already, this is Lucy reporting […] The post The Swan Life: August 2017 appeared first on The Green Swan. ...
Posted: Sep 07 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Hello folks! Hope all is well. I have a big job update announcement for everyone… I have recently accepted an offer. That’s right, I’m stepping outside my comfort zone, taking a little leap of faith, and making a job change. A change that Lucy and I both think is good for the family and our […] The post Job Update: A Change for the Better appeared first on The Green Swan. ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Part 4: Proportional Spending, Ratchets & Lockboxes Hello everyone! Hope all is well. Today we have the fourth and final installment discussing Nobel Laureate William Sharpe’s book titled Retirement Income Scenario Matrices (RISMAT). I’ve gone through all 729 pages which initially seemed very daunting. It was my Mt. Everest! But I knew when such a […] The post Retirement Income Drawdown Part 4: Proportional Spending, Ratchets & Lockboxes appeared first on ...
Posted: Aug 28 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Part 3: Social Security & Constant Spending Strategies Hello folks! Thanks for stopping by The Green Swan! Today is Part 3 in my thoughts and commentary on Retirement Income Scenario Matrices (RISMAT) as authored by Nobel Laureate William Sharpe. Going through all 729 pages has been a good exercise for me. While a lot of […] The post Retirement Income Drawdown Part 3: Social Security & Constant Spending Strategies appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 21 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Hello folks! Hope you are doing well today. It has been a while since I’ve written about my investment portfolio. Since a few things have changed or evolved in terms of my investment philosophy, I thought I better explain. Sorry for interrupting my series on the RISMAT, but part 3 will resume next Monday, 8/21. […] The post Changing My Investment Philosophy appeared first on The Green Swan. ...
Posted: Aug 14 2017 @ 4:45 AM
Hello everyone! Today is my last post in my mini-series on trading forex. Part 1 focused on spread betting and today I’ll discuss some steps to take to gain experience before starting to trade forex. This series of posts are intended to introduce a couple more complicated investing (or “betting”) strategies that are out there. […] The post What Experience Do You Need to Start Trading Forex? appeared first on The ...
Posted: Aug 12 2017 @ 12:50 PM
Hello folks! Following up on the recent post on spread betting, today I have a post on forex trading. This series of posts are intended to introduce a couple more complicated investing (or “betting”) strategies that are out there. These concepts are relatively new to me and while I don’t necessarily endorse them or fully […] The post 7 Mistakes to Avoid When You are Using Forex Trading as Your Second ...
Posted: Aug 11 2017 @ 5:00 AM

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