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Adventure Rich
Early Retirement
Adventure, Financial Independence, General Finance, Lifestyle
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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

  My friends over at Budget on a Stick recently started a new series… the “BoaS Questions Series“.  And today, I am honored to be featured over on a fellow midwesterners blog 🙂   Post Link:  Budget on a Stick Question Series: Episode 5- Adventure Rich     BoaS Questions Series     I enjoy… Read more The post Adventure Rich on BoaS Question Series: Episode 5 appeared first on Adventure ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 8:34 AM
  During my first day at FinCon 2017,  I spotted two guys sporting “ChooseFI Podcast” t-shirts.  I quickly realized that the two men were Jonathan and Brad, the ChooseFI Podcast hosts!  After subsequently meeting Brad and Jonathan during the conference, they graciously offered to have me on their podcast.   Podcast Episode Link: Choose FI… Read more The post Choose FI Podcast Appearance: Planned Spontaneity appeared first on Adventure Rich. ...
Posted: May 21 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  I pressed publish on the first post here at Adventure Rich on Monday, May 15, 2017.  Exactly one year ago today.  Happy Birthday, Adventure Rich, you baby of a blog!     Year One: By the Numbers     Looking at the quick stats, Year 1 for Adventure Rich was quite the year! —… Read more The post Happy Birthday Adventure Rich! One Year and Counting… appeared first on ...
Posted: May 15 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  We keep “too much” cash.  Plain and simple.  When I was posting Net Worth updates, I had several comments inform me that I should be investing more and saving less in cash.  Their arguments are valid in some sense (typically the strictly numbers sense), but I would like to explore the additional layers in… Read more The post Bad Financial Decisions that were the Right Choice #7: Keeping “Too Much” ...
Posted: May 11 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  By 3 pm in the afternoon, it was hot.  Sweat mixed with dirt and trickled down my brow, a welcome change to the frigid sub-freezing 30 mph winds that swept across our yard a mere 3 weeks prior.  What a difference three weeks can make!    Quite honestly, my mind could not quite compute… Read more The post Adventure Challenge #13: Backyard Camping appeared first on Adventure Rich. ...
Posted: May 09 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  Mr. Adventure Rich and I are dipping our toes into a new investment arena:  Rental Real Estate Investing.  After much research, saving, number crunching, and finance securing… we put an offer on a triplex last month.  And we got rejected.  End of story.  Ok, ok, I’ll go back to the beginning.     Real… Read more The post The Rental Property that Got Away: Offer Rejected appeared first on ...
Posted: May 08 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  It’s Friday and I’ve got yet another “bad” financial decision to send you into the weekend.  But hey, like our other bad decisions, it is the right choice (for us!).  Today’s topic:  Not Side Hustling.   Catch all the “Bad Financial Decision” posts here: #1 Paying Off Our Debt #2 Buying Our Home #3… Read more The post Bad Financial Decisions that were the Right Choice #6: Not Side ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  I broke up with Shipt, a grocery delivery service/app, last month.  But it was me, not them… really!     My Love Affair with Shipt   About a year ago, life was quite hectic.  Mr. Adventure Rich and I were both working full time but on mismatched schedules.  I was traveling for work a… Read more The post Dear Shipt, I’m Breaking Up With You. It’s Not You, It’s ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  Chickens (eight to be exact!) entered our world four weeks ago.  And I am finally confident enough to announce this fact on Adventure Rich seeing as we have managed to keep all eight chickens alive for exactly 31 days as of this posting.  How?  I have no idea.  But here we are, just a… Read more The post Well, Aren’t We Just a Zoo in the Making: Introducing Backyard ...
Posted: Apr 30 2018 @ 8:02 AM
  I’ve got another bad financial decision that has been a WONDERFUL choice for us (so far!).  And it includes quitting…   Catch our previous “Bad Financial Decision” posts here: #1 Paying Off Our Debt #2 Buying Our Home #3 Putting Less than 20% Down on our Home #4 Paying Extra Principle on our Home… Read more The post Bad Financial Decisions that were the Right Choice #5: Moving to ...
Posted: Apr 27 2018 @ 8:02 AM


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