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What is the Swan FIRE Prowess Gauge you ask? Silly mortal, it is the latest greatest way to measure you progress toward Financial Independence and Early Retirement! You can thank Green Swan for this concept and Retirement Manifesto for its appearance in chain form. Simply Put; Over any certain amount of time, your Swan FIRE … Continue reading My Swan FIRE Prowess Numbers The post My Swan FIRE Prowess Numbers appeared ...
Posted: Aug 09 2017 @ 9:42 AM
Tuesday, 08/08/17 was a first for my little blog. I submitted a guest post for the first time. Fritz, from RetirementManifesto has been helpful and active in this scene since way before my time. When we are neophyte bloggers, we all hear tell about how helpful this community niche is. And that if we stick … Continue reading My First Guest Post: 3 Enemies of FIRE The post My First Guest ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 1:12 PM
I was living what the Romans called Mos Maiorum or ‘The Way of Our Ancestors‘. To be a good citizen meant a career, or at least in my case, a stint in the Military, Politics, and the Law or Civil Service. “No-one could be so unimaginative, so intellectually idle that he would not be fascinated to know how … Continue reading Mos Maiorum The post Mos Maiorum appeared first on OthalaFehu. ...
Posted: Aug 04 2017 @ 11:20 AM
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Law School for the Rest of Us appeared first on OthalaFehu. ...
Posted: Aug 04 2017 @ 10:35 AM
August was a full speed ahead month, all numbers moving in the right direction thanks to a record breaking stock exchange. After a successful vacation and paying all the summer property taxes, it should be fairly smooth sailing until the end of the year. Total Assets: $2,039,394 up + $ 18,699 from last month. Accounts … Continue reading August 2017 Net Worth The post August 2017 Net Worth appeared first on ...
Posted: Aug 03 2017 @ 10:40 AM
One takeaway from these first six months of blogging is that doing a periodic ‘Update’ piece is way easier than touching up a dozen or so different posts to bring them up to date. I am now on my second seasonal update. The Spring Update was a great way to recap my first 3 months … Continue reading Summer Update 2017 Lughnasadh The post Summer Update 2017 Lughnasadh appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 29 2017 @ 2:15 PM
I know you are scared, money problems are scary. Whether it was fretting about being over 40 and having no plan for retirement or just coming to the realization that you have a pretty good job but still can’t seem to pay all the bills. Maybe anxiety at night over ever finding a career after … Continue reading Don’t Worry Little Donkey The post Don’t Worry Little Donkey appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 24 2017 @ 10:36 AM
This chart keeps track of my retirement contributions. It indicates the amount of $ invested in certain Retirement vehicles and their Growth Rate as of 07/23/17. It is important to track this because it gives you a sense of which avenues give you the most bang for your buck. I recently cashed out a large … Continue reading Growth of Retirement Contributions The post Growth of Retirement Contributions appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 23 2017 @ 6:22 PM
Fine, you caught me, I am a prepper. On a true Prepper scale I am probably only about a 6. My wife would argue otherwise. It’s not that I am embarrassed by my particular hobby, it just that I would not want to impugn either of the two subjects I care about i.e. Prepping and … Continue reading TEOTWAWKI The post TEOTWAWKI appeared first on OthalaFehu. ...
Posted: Jul 12 2017 @ 8:41 AM
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: 3 Enemies of FIRE appeared first on OthalaFehu. ...
Posted: Jul 05 2017 @ 3:10 PM


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