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Net Worth, Anon
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Net Worth, FIRE, High Income
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Another solid month. The key highlight to this month was stated in the last post. Another highlight was that M started on a new job. This job was lined up almost 10 months ago but the start was purposely chosen to be after the unofficial end of summer (Labor Day). We had one domestic and … Continue reading September 2018 ...
Posted: Sep 30 2018 @ 1:18 AM
In March earlier this year we wrote about how we were consolidating a couple of student loans into one single Earnest loan at 3.25%. The Earnest loan began on Mar 21st at $15,824.50 by paying off the Navient and Discover loans. On Aug 13th we paid off the remaining principal of $7,248.22 and the interest … Continue reading Big news: Student loan paid off! ...
Posted: Sep 15 2018 @ 1:23 AM
Another month where the trifecta of a) Socking money in retirement account, b) Paying down debt, and, c) Stock markets continuing in their upward trajectory – helped us in pushing our net worth close to $700k, notwithstanding the fact that we’ve been on one income for the whole month of August! There were a couple … Continue reading August 2018 ...
Posted: Sep 02 2018 @ 2:02 AM
  Big ticket expenses for July: $816 for semi-annual vehicle insurance premium. We have a stand-alone checking account for vehicle and home insurance premiums, in which we sock away monthly amounts $260 for a bed that we bought on Amazon. We’ve been following this item for months now. The highest it has been was $640. … Continue reading July 2018 ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 11:02 AM
  Big ticket expenses for June: $2,915.62 on airfare, lodging, and day tours for our upcoming trip to Iceland. Exciting! We have a standalone savings account for big trips and all of the expenses were paid from this account. $680.06 on patio and porch furniture. We have a standalone savings account for big household expenses and … Continue reading June 2018 ...
Posted: Jul 02 2018 @ 1:12 AM
Having been a reader of personal finance and financial independence for a long time, much longer than this blog has been in existence, I’ve come across various beliefs that masquerade as self-evident truths, when in reality they couldn’t be farther from the truth. This post is a list of those postulates.   No, we don’t: Confuse Assets and … Continue reading No, we don’t ...
Posted: Jun 14 2018 @ 3:12 PM
In the FIRE community – and by FIRE we include fat, lean, medium, or any-other-category-that-will-crop-up-next – there seems to be a curious case of antipathy to organized team sports. Maybe antipathy is a strong word. Apathy perhaps paints a better picture. The chosen form of exercise in the FIRE community seems to be going to … Continue reading Sports and the FIRE movement ...
Posted: Jun 07 2018 @ 11:53 AM
Buoyed by the markets, and us continually pumping in money into our retirement accounts, our assets grew by around $17k in May. Almost $3k debt was slayed in the same period. Resulting in our highest Net Worth yet in our journey. There were a couple of big ticket expenses in May: $1,687.32 for Lasik eye … Continue reading May 2018 ...
Posted: May 31 2018 @ 11:01 AM
Once in a while you come across something so delightful that you can’t help but share. Happened to me yesterday, when I stumbled upon this riot of a blog – Penny and Rich. Rich and Penny are cousins, supposedly. According to their About Me page, they grew up in a small town in the Midwest, … Continue reading Found a gem – Penny and Rich ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 9:00 AM
This blog initially started on the free Blogger platform. Then we moved to a paid Google domain. Soon we realized that we were missing a lot of features while being on the Blogger platform. WordPress was the next obvious choice as it is the most widely used blogging platform. But we were locked into a … Continue reading Now on Wordpress ...
Posted: May 22 2018 @ 10:19 AM


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