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Joe Udo

Blog Info

Name:
Retire by 40
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Investing, Earning More/Hustling, Early Retirement/FIRE
Start Year:
2010

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Net worth:
Location:
Portland, Oregon, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

A little obsession is good because it drives us to accomplish something. I was obsessed with getting my engineering degree when I was in college because my parents worked hard to send me there. Many kids were there to have fun, but I just wanted to get through it. Fun was secondary. Mrs. RB40 was […] It’s Good to be a Little Obsessed with Early Retirement is a post from: Copyright ...
Posted: Feb 15 2018 @ 4:10 AM
I just signed a lease with a tenant for our rental condo! This is great news because the unit has been vacant since November. The extended vacancy really sucks. We had this condo since 2011 and this was the longest vacancy we’ve seen yet. The previous longest vacancy was just 25 days. Winter is a […] Our Rental Condo Investment is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire By 40 All ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 10:38 AM
It is going to be a fun and easy one today. I’ll share 10 things I’ll buy when I’m rich and then you tell me some of yours. We all need a break from the wild gyration on the stock market. It is nerve racking to see the stock market plunge so steeply in just […] 10 Things I’ll Buy When I’m Rich is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire ...
Posted: Feb 08 2018 @ 4:10 AM
January is over! We were sick on and off for about 3 weeks, but we’re all much better now. It was a very slow month and we spent most of our days at home. Mrs. RB40 enjoys these slow winter days because she can catch up on some of the things she’s been meaning to […] January 2018 Goals and Financial Update is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire By ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 4:10 AM
Can you believe it’s been 10 years since the Global Financial Crisis' It was a huge event that shaped many lives. Ten years is a long time and a lot of things can change. That’s the focus of a new yearlong series at NPR’s Marketplace – Divided Decade. I listened to a few stories on […] How Did The Financial Crisis Change You' is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire ...
Posted: Feb 01 2018 @ 9:10 AM
Wow, the stock market is starting off 2018 with a bang. The S&P 500 index increased over 6% in less than a month and it is not slowing down. Investors are euphoric. Everyone is sure the stock market will keep going up and we don’t want to miss out. I’m not immune to this feeling. […] Are You Prepared for The Stock Market Blowoff' is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 9:10 AM
Whoa whoa whoa! What’s this FIRE thing and why is it better than sex' Welcome new readers. Yes, this title is clickbaity, but don’t leave yet. This post is going to be good. First, we’ll quickly go over FIRE. Then, I’ll summarize my FIRE journey and see why it is so great. We’ll circle back […] FIRE Is Better Than Sex! is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire By 40 ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 9:10 AM
Without a doubt, the worst nightmare for a landlord is having horrible tenants. Fortunately, our tenants over the last 10 years were mostly trouble-free. However, we are going through the landlord’s second worst nightmare right now. Running a distant second is having an extended vacancy. Ugh! When the unit is not rented, it is taking money […] A Landlord’s Second Worst Nightmare is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire By 40 ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 9:10 AM
We’re having a rough week here at the RB40 household. Junior and I are sick again. We kept getting sick this winter and it sucks. Whenever I started to feel better, we’d get sick again a few days later. 😡 I guess this flu season really is worse than usual. To top it off, Mrs. […] SAHD Random Musings and a Soup Recipe is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 Retire ...
Posted: Jan 18 2018 @ 9:10 AM
This post is for the budding bloggers who need help growing their readership. Last year, I posted – How to Start a Blog and Why You Should. It is a good guide and I’m proud of it. However, that’s not quite enough for new bloggers. A few people told me they needed more help. My […] How to Grow Readership for Your New Blog is a post from: Copyright © 2010-2016 ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 9:10 AM

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