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kindoflost

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Name:
KindOdLost
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
early retirement, financial independence, analytics
Start Year:
2016

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Net worth:
$650,000.00
Location:
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Real Estate
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Latest Blog Posts

the title so far… The post Parkinson’s law and lifestyle inflation appeared first on KindOfLost. ...
Posted: Aug 31 2017 @ 9:44 PM
another seven thingy The post The Millionaire next door (book review) appeared first on KindOfLost. ...
Posted: Jul 31 2017 @ 10:52 PM
Put it here The post A neural network approach to college football rankings appeared first on KindOfLost. ...
Posted: Jul 01 2017 @ 12:00 AM
Just finished reading “Your Money or Your Life” (1992), by Joe Dominguez and Vicky Robin: I first heard of the book from the Mr Money Mustache site and then from many other sources in the financial independence movement. It turns out 2017 is the 25th! anniversary of the book, and the authors had been organizing seminaries … Continue reading "Your money or your life (book review)" The post Your money or your ...
Posted: May 31 2017 @ 7:29 PM
(I wrote this paper in 2007 while trying to do a PhD, shared here for posterity…) McNemar’s test is a non-parametric method used on nominal data to determine whether the row and column marginal frequencies are equal. It is applied to 2×2 contingency tables with a dichotomous trait with matched pairs of subjects. Simpson’s paradox … Continue reading "McNemar’s test and Simpson’s Paradox (and the “hot hand” in basketball)" The post ...
Posted: Apr 30 2017 @ 7:40 PM
(I wrote this paper in 2007 for a Stats class I took while trying to do a PhD. I am sharing it here for posterity.) McNemar's test is a non-parametric method used on nominal data to determine whether the row and column marginal frequencies are equal. It is applied to 2×2 contingency tables with a … Continue reading "McNemar's test and Simpson's Paradox (and the "hot hand" in basketball)" The post ...
Posted: Apr 30 2017 @ 7:40 PM
Back when I was in cubicleland, in my last corporate job, I went through the very good Six Sigma training and certification program offered by my company: Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt. I did not get the MBB certification though, time was ripe to quit before I finished it… Six Sigma, or … Continue reading "The Seven Wastes of Personal Finance" The post The Seven Wastes of Personal ...
Posted: Mar 20 2017 @ 7:41 PM
Years ago Scott Adams, author of the Dilbert cartoon, was thinking about writing a book on personal finance. When he was doing the research for his book he realized that all one needed to know and do to stay in financial shape actually fit in one page. Only nine things. The plans for the book … Continue reading "Dilbert’s nine-points financial plan, revised for early retirees" The post Dilbert’s nine-points financial ...
Posted: Feb 25 2017 @ 7:15 AM
Years ago Scott Adams, author of the Dilbert cartoon, was thinking about writing a book on personal finance. When he was doing the research for his book he realized that all one needed to know and do to stay in financial shape actually fit in one page. Only nine things. The plans for the book … Continue reading "Dilbert's nine-points financial plan, revised for early retirees" The post Dilbert's nine-points financial ...
Posted: Feb 25 2017 @ 7:15 AM
I am of course paraphrasing the very famous Stephen Covey’s book, method, movement, cult, etc. As part of the personal development curriculum offered by my employer years ago I took a “Seven Habits” class, a week-long class I believe. I really liked the class, and found many concepts sensible and useful but, as with most such … Continue reading "The Seven Habits of Financial Independence" The post The Seven Habits of Financial ...
Posted: Feb 14 2017 @ 7:39 PM

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