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Friendly Russian

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Name:
The Friendly Russian
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
FIRE, minimalism, budgeting, investing, immigration, frugality, retirement, freedom
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Sunnyvale, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

This post could’ve been much bigger with more grammatical mistakes if I decided to write about what IRA is, and all the differences between Traditional and the Roth version of it. This post is not about that. There are a … Continue reading → The post Vanguard Backdoor Roth IRA appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Hello, My name is Stanley. I am a Quality Assurance engineer, but I want to be a motorcycle traveler/blogger. Yes, I want to travel the world on my motorcycle and write about it. I know, I know. But this post … Continue reading → The post Book Review – “Start” by Jon Acuff appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 5:00 PM
I have a confession I don’t like Google and the products it makes. Internet blasphemy right here Google makes good services but horrible products, at least for me. It has screwed me a good number of times already. It has … Continue reading → The post How Google screwed me… And help me appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Started the new year has © Master Yoda This is the time of the year where people share their goals, New Year resolutions, and dreams. No, seriously, every FIRE blogger writes about the importance of setting goals and share their … Continue reading → The post Personal Goals For 2018 appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 5:00 PM
No, seriously, do you really need Life Insurance or not' Last week I had an interesting conversation with the fellow FIRE blogger – Financial Patriot Blog who wrote on Twitter that he and his family don’t buy Life Insurance Why we … Continue reading → The post Do you really need Life Insurance' appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Jan 01 2018 @ 5:00 PM
The year of 2017 is almost over. What a year it has been… I started this blog in April 2017 with my very first post From Russian With Love. I had and still have to goals for this blog: Improve … Continue reading → The post 2017 Best of The Friendly Russian appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Dec 30 2017 @ 1:08 AM
I grew up and lived in a country that preached and practiced communism and socialism. After 30 years of living in that environment, I got an intolerance for two things: Ignorance Socialism with communism More Taxes To Help Poor Recently … Continue reading → The post Raising Taxes To Help Poor People appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Dec 19 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Happy December everyone I love December, the spirit of Christmas is in the air. People are “making the lists and checking ’em twice”. Some people are trying to sum up the year, and some are thinking about the goals for … Continue reading → The post Convert Your Dreams To Your Goals appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Dec 13 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Disclaimer about our Net Worth We don’t have any debt, none whatsoever. But we use credit cards to earn some miles and get signup bonuses; we pay the whole balance every month. We own a car and a motorcycle, but … Continue reading → The post November 2017 Net Worth Update – $190,335.84 appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 10:00 PM
My primary job as a father is not to raise great kids. My primary job as a father is to raise a great grownup. When I was growing up money talks weren’t a thing in our house. We didn’t have … Continue reading → The post You should teach your kids about money appeared first on The Friendly Russian. ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 8:00 PM

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