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This week, DadsDollarsDebts wrote a harrowing post about his family’s last minute escape from the wildfires in California that left his house burned to the ground. They barely had time to get themselves out, let alone salvage anything from the house. ChiefOfficerMom put a call out to us PF blogger types to create another chain … Continue reading Cool As A Cucumber The post Cool As A Cucumber appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 14 2017 @ 12:44 PM
I hemmed and hawed about posting this one. I have kept this list for years just to lament over some of the serious money I have spent over the years. Plenty of these entries can be justified as a good allocation of resources. Heck, splurging for Lasik surgery was the best $2,700 I ever spent. … Continue reading Crying Over Spilt Money The post Crying Over Spilt Money appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 10 2017 @ 9:26 AM
We Had FABULOUS Year over Year Net Worth Growth. Almost a Quarter of a Million in 12 months! Very pleased. If We keep doing that we might have to MOVE UP our FIRE Date! Check out my current track record of Net Worth Growth since 2007. Total Assets: $2,064,497 up + $ 22,420 from last month. Accounts receivable, … Continue reading October Net Worth 2017 The post October Net Worth 2017 appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 4:42 PM
This post is about my Historical Net Worth over the last decade. I understand that many people do not use their Primary Residence as part of there Net Worth calculation. However, my current residence does not factor into my Retirement Master Plan. I sell the Primary House eventually. I would encourage anyone who isn’t tracking year … Continue reading Year Over Year Net Worth The post Year Over Year Net Worth appeared ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 12:57 PM
I am naturally cheap. I get it from my Dad. The point is that being cheap is not a very desirable trait. I am conscious of this fact and strive against my instincts. I purposely spend money now and again to guard against sinking into a miserly existence surrounded by my piles of gold and … Continue reading Frugal, Not Cheap – Or so I keep telling myself. The post Frugal, ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 11:09 AM
Risk tolerance is a question everyone involved with personal finance has to ask themselves at some point or another. While I dream and scheme of level 8‘s, I will probably only ever pull off 7‘s. My wife has nightmares about 4‘s. Call it the Bilbo Baggins problem. You can play it nice and safe and … Continue reading Fortune Favors the Bold The post Fortune Favors the Bold appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 6:27 PM
There is a new concept that’s all the rage in our little corner of the blogging world. To MAP OUT your financial life on paper. This serves 3 purposes as far as I can see. First,it shows you if you have unnecessarily complicated your wealth web. Second, it shows you where everything is going and … Continue reading My Money Map The post My Money Map appeared first on OthalaFehu. ...
Posted: Sep 07 2017 @ 12:51 PM
Steady paychecks with automatic deductions are the easiest way to pay yourself first. This is a breakdown of how much money we save out of each paycheck towards retirement. I have tried over the years to continue to live off of the same amount, raise to raise, and put the ‘new money’ into retirement/savings by … Continue reading Retirement Savings Per Check The post Retirement Savings Per Check appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 06 2017 @ 7:15 PM
In just one more month, I ‘GET’ to compare my year over year grown in Total Net Worth. This month we bumped up the Gold hoard and the Deferred Compensation! Check out my current track record of Net Worth Growth since 2007. Total Assets: $2,042,077 up + $ 2,683 from last month. Accounts receivable, This … Continue reading September Net Worth 2017 The post September Net Worth 2017 appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 05 2017 @ 4:25 PM
Who doesn’t love a good list? Lists are the basic building blocks of large swaths of my life. Ever since childhood school days I have been making lists to keep my thoughts organized and to ensure tasks that need tending to get done. My own work ethic straddles two seemingly different dominant traits. One is … Continue reading List Happy The post List Happy appeared first on OthalaFehu. ...
Posted: Aug 31 2017 @ 2:49 PM


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