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Michael

Blog Info

Name:
Financially Alert
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Early Retirement, FIRE, Financial Freedom, Real Estate, Financial Independence
Start Year:
2015

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Net worth:
Location:
San Diego, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Blogger

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Latest Blog Posts

Giving Back Doesn’t Always Need to Be Green There was a time not so long ago when I thought giving money was the best action I could take to give back. I was wrong. While money is certainly helpful and a generous gift in itself, there is actually something much more we can give. I’m talking about your time and your heart.  (It also doesn’t cost a penny!) You may be asking, what does that ...
Posted: Jul 19 2017 @ 4:43 AM
Financial Update Report – June 2017 Below you will find a snapshot of our personal financials for the month for June 2017.  This includes a brief synopsis of our net worth and monthly cash flow activity. Curious as to WHY I calculate and share our personal net worth?  I explain it here. Want to track your finance the same way?  See how I use Personal Capital to help create these financial reports absolutely FREE.  Also, download my budgeting spreadsheet ...
Posted: Jul 06 2017 @ 4:50 AM
(Today I’m headed back to Mammoth for some family vacation time, so I leave you in great hands with this guest post from Brian, my fellow blogger, real estate investor, and friend, over at RentalMindset.com.) I’ve never seen my rental properties. I bought each one without physically setting eyes on it and haven’t yet after 6 years. They are thousands of miles away. These facts are mind-blowing to most people. They immediately assume I’m ...
Posted: Jun 21 2017 @ 4:28 AM
Analysis Paralysis – What is it? Analysis paralysis is a term used to describe a mental state when you become so focused on the “analysis” of a problem that you begin “spinning your wheels”.  You get so caught up with finding the correct solution that you fail to act or act too slowly. If you are an “achiever“, then no doubt you have encountered this. Let’s say for example you want to become a ...
Posted: Jun 13 2017 @ 1:54 AM
Financial Update Report – May 2017 Below you will find a snapshot of our personal financials for the month for May 2017.  This includes a brief synopsis of our net worth and monthly cash flow activity. Curious WHY I calculate and share our personal net worth?  I explain it here. Want to track your finance the same way?  See how I use Personal Capital to help create these financial reports absolutely FREE.  Also, download my budgeting spreadsheet found in my ...
Posted: Jun 05 2017 @ 5:29 AM
Now that I’m older (and allegedly wiser), I can’t help but recognize certain patterns in this world. The Same Apple? One of these observations is tied to the old cliché – The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. If you’ve never heard that saying, it usually is in reference to children becoming quite similar to their parents in some manner. I suppose it makes logical sense.  We tend to parent our own children as ...
Posted: May 30 2017 @ 6:48 AM
It’s funny.  When you are in the midst of something, you don’t always realize the grandeur of certain events going on in your life. I would go so far as to suggest we’re in the midst of something magnificent today that has the potential to 10x some of your investment capital. My First 10x The Boom When I was in college, I was witness to an incredible stock market boom – the dot-com boom.  Wow, ...
Posted: May 25 2017 @ 6:27 AM
*This is Part 2  of My FBA Project – If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. Finding a Supplier So, finding a Chinese supplier sounded pretty simple to me (in theory at least). Use Alibaba to source a few different suppliers, get quotes, get samples, and narrow it down to the best one. In my particular case, my product is made by many different suppliers.  In fact, there were so many potential suppliers, ...
Posted: May 18 2017 @ 4:52 AM
In Honor Of Today’s post is in honor of all the amazing mommies who sacrifice so much for their families. I don’t think we often realize how much moms undertake in this modern age. Expectations are significant. One one hand, they are expected to be career driven and willing to contribute to the family income pool. On the other hand, they are also expected to be primary home and children caretakers.  In addition to the stacks of laundry ...
Posted: May 11 2017 @ 6:54 AM
Hey Readers, today I have Benjamin Davis, founder and blogger at FromCentstoRetirement.com.   Ben is a prime example of somebody that CHOOSES to live his life according to his own terms regardless of the hand he was dealt.  So without further adieu… Walk me through how and why you started your personal finance blog?  Sadly, I developed the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) while doing my PhD, in late 2012/early 2013, which made me question a ...
Posted: May 06 2017 @ 3:49 AM

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