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The Jolly Ledger
Early Retirement
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Colorado, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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All the growth we saw in January went bye-bye and then some. This is the first time we have seen a dip in our net worth for two years. Instead of panicking, I kept shoveling in the contributions to my … Continue reading → The post The Big Scratch – March 2018 Net Worth Report (-$6,359) appeared first on The Jolly Ledger. ...
Posted: Mar 08 2018 @ 9:30 AM
February is usually our least expensive month and this February was no exception. Despite a car insurance bill, doctor bills, a rental vacancy, and dining out we still came in over $335 under budget with expenses of $100 per day. … Continue reading → The post The Ledger – February 2018 Expense Report appeared first on The Jolly Ledger. ...
Posted: Mar 02 2018 @ 1:11 PM
I was perusing my bookshelf this morning and I came across a book titled Off the Beaten Path: Colorado. Instantly I was drawn in by its possibilities, a promise of adventure that could fling me into the wilds to experience … Continue reading → The post Off the Beaten Path appeared first on The Jolly Ledger. ...
Posted: Feb 22 2018 @ 9:30 AM
I took the opportunity last week to simultaneously buy into the stock market and re-allocate my assets. I have been contemplating acquiring a greater bond position since I have been reading Tony Robbins Money: Master the Game. Note: I am … Continue reading → The post Church of FI – 2018 Asset Allocation and January expense reports appeared first on The Jolly Ledger. ...
Posted: Feb 15 2018 @ 9:30 AM
One of my foremost personal goals this year is to achieve a higher level of fitness. I live a sedentary life….really sedentary. I commute 3 hours per day, and then sit in an office chair in front of a computer … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Feb 08 2018 @ 9:30 AM
January was quite the month! We overspent our budget but these expenses were planned. The largest expenses were a quarterly trip to Costco and a mini-vacation to Pagosa Springs. The Costco trip costs, on average, $500-$600 every three months. I … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 4:57 PM
The New Year has rung in a severe case of One-Less-Year syndrome as opposed to the One-More-Year syndrome that seems to afflict many as they approach their FIRE target. Mine has manifested itself by questioning, how much passive income I … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 2:30 PM
This weekend I rearranged my office and shredded a contractor bag full of unnecessary documents. Now that everything is electronic, it seems pointless to keep every last shred of paper, but somehow this is still a relic of my pre-computer … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 18 2018 @ 2:30 PM
Wow, look at that chart! We had a great year financially, and the result was an increase in net worth of $178,000 since the beginning of the year 2017. This type of growth is due in part to our stock … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 11 2018 @ 2:30 PM
I am still on Holiday break, a sweet 27 days long this year. Somehow, I am very busy. I have no idea how I will have time to go back to work. This week so far, we have been to … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 04 2018 @ 5:53 PM


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