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Jim

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Name:
Jimalism
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Minimalism, Early Retirement, FIRE
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Since I still believe in some version of financial anonymity, all of my updates will be in percentages.  If readers don’t find this helpful or want to have the actual dollar amount, please comment below.  In your comment, explain whether the percentages are too abstract or if you are more motivated by seeing nominal dollars ... Read moreJanuary 2019 Financial Update ...
Posted: Feb 04 2019 @ 9:39 AM
Nearly everyone takes the New Year as an opportunity to set goals or resolutions in their life which will propel them forward in the life they want. But unfortunately, inertia and the routine of life cause people to revert back to their old ways or simply give up on their progress. Jim is no different. ... Read more2019 Ridiculously Ambitious Goals ...
Posted: Jan 21 2019 @ 9:43 AM
In case you missed it in the November financial update, Jim purchased a house.  As part of a job change, Jim’s family left behind the easy care free living of apartment life and has decided to try this “adult” thing of purchasing a home. The Home Search I accepted a new job offer and was ... Read moreJim Buys a House ...
Posted: Jan 14 2019 @ 9:14 AM
For the last two years, I have created a personalized savings hierarchy and tried to adhere to it throughout the year. In 2018, due to my house purchase and some unexpected costs, I didn’t make it all the way through the savings hierarchy. At least I knew what my goals were and kept shoveling money ... Read more2019 Hierarchy of Savings ...
Posted: Jan 07 2019 @ 9:30 AM
Since I still believe in some version of financial anonymity, all of my updates will be in percentages.  If readers don’t find this helpful or want to have the actual dollar amount, please comment below.  In your comment, explain whether the percentages are too abstract or if you are more motivated by seeing nominal dollars ... Read moreDecember 2018 Financial Update ...
Posted: Jan 02 2019 @ 9:13 AM
November 2018 Financial Update Since I still believe in some version of financial anonymity, all of my updates will be in percentages.  If readers don’t find this helpful or want to have the actual dollar amount, please comment below.  In your comment, explain whether the percentages are too abstract or if you are more motivated by ... Read moreNovember 2018 Financial Update ...
Posted: Dec 12 2018 @ 11:44 PM
  October 2018 Financial Update Since I still believe in some version of financial anonymity, all of my updates will be in percentages.  If readers don’t find this helpful or want to have the actual dollar amount, please comment below.  In your comment, explain whether the percentages are too abstract or if you are more ... Read moreOctober 2018 Financial Update ...
Posted: Nov 05 2018 @ 10:19 AM
Life has been moving fast and furious lately for Jim.  As briefly mentioned in the last financial update, Jim and his family will be moving for a new job.  What’s even crazier is Jim is buying a home.  That’s right!  Mr. Rent for Life is buying a house. There are several reasons for the home ... Read moreWhy I took a 401k Loan ...
Posted: Oct 26 2018 @ 8:42 AM
Book Review:  Give and Take – Why Helping Others Drives Our Success As a part of work, I volunteered to be involved in a “Leadership Readership” book club where we read and discuss one business book a quarter.  Usually, I get three-quarters of the way through a book before the discussion meeting shows up.  As ... Read moreBook Review: Give and Take ...
Posted: Oct 19 2018 @ 8:15 AM
September 2018 Financial Update Since I still believe in some version of financial anonymity, all of my updates will be in percentages.  If readers don’t find this helpful or want to have the actual dollar amount, please comment below.  In your comment, explain whether the percentages are too abstract or if you are more motivated ... Read moreSeptember 2018 Financial Update ...
Posted: Oct 04 2018 @ 8:17 AM

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