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Gonzalo

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Name:
Win/Despair
Category:
Millennial
Tags:
Minimalism, lifestyle, early retirement
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
Hispanic
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
IT / Software Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

At the end of each month, I provide a summary of all the income I earned as well as all the expenses I incurred. Related: Net Worth Update #6 - October 2018 I share this to provide real numbers behind my financial journey. Financial independence, and the road leading to it, can be a hazy concept without actual numbers. Hopefully, seeing this helps bridge the gap between financial independence as an idea ...
Posted: Nov 07 2018 @ 3:20 PM
Once a month I share my net worth. Related: Net Worth Update #6 - September 2018 I do this as it’s motivational to see the progress other bloggers are making on their financial goals and, hopefully, to provide some motivation for others as well. I shared my first net worth update back in April 2018 and have been sharing monthly updates since. Here are my numbers for October 2018: ...
Posted: Nov 06 2018 @ 1:27 PM
At the end of each month, I provide a summary of all the income I earned as well as all the expenses I incurred. Related: Net Worth Update #6 - September 2018 I share this to provide real numbers behind my financial journey. Financial independence, and the road leading to it, can be a hazy concept without actual numbers. Hopefully, seeing this helps bridge the gap between financial independence as an idea ...
Posted: Oct 03 2018 @ 1:39 PM
Once a month I share my net worth. Related: Net Worth Update #5 - August 2018 I do this as it’s motivational to see the progress other bloggers are making on their financial goals and, hopefully, to provide some motivation for others as well. I shared my first net worth update back in April 2018 and have been sharing monthly updates since. Here are my numbers for September 2018: ...
Posted: Oct 02 2018 @ 1:10 PM
When planning my move to Seattle just over a year back, I asked in a forum whether it was possible to get a place within walking distance of my workplace downtown for under $1000 a month. I got laughed out of there. I left before they decided to put a dunce cap on me. I ended up finding a studio in U-District (right by the University of Washington) for $875. It ...
Posted: Sep 25 2018 @ 1:34 PM
Only 1% of traders are able to beat the market after expenses. Granted, this is your average overconfident Joe, buying and selling stocks on a whim. One would expect mutual fund managers, those smart, suit-clad, Ivy League graduates, people whose job solely consists of studying the market, to do much better. Except they don’t. Fewer than 1% of mutual fund managers consistently beat the market. Our inborn overconfidence and massive blinders ...
Posted: Sep 17 2018 @ 1:34 PM
During my senior year of college I got it in my head that I wasn’t going to work until I was 60. I had somehow run across the FIRE movement (Financial Independence/Retire Early) and I was hooked. I was drawn in by the freedom this lifestyle espoused––freedom from a paycheck, freedom to pursue my interests without the necessity to extract money from them. The three most harmful addictions are ...
Posted: Sep 11 2018 @ 1:28 PM
At the end of each month, I provide a summary of all the income I earned working at my 9-5 as a software engineer as well as all the expenses I incurred. Related: Net Worth Update #5 - August 2018 I share this to provide real numbers behind my financial journey. Financial independence, and the road leading to it, can be a hazy concept without actual numbers. Hopefully, seeing this helps bridge ...
Posted: Sep 04 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Once a month I share my net worth. Related: Net Worth Update #4 - July 2018 I do this as it’s motivational to see the progress other bloggers are making on their financial goals and, hopefully, to provide some motivation for others as well. I shared my first net worth update back in April 2018 and have been sharing monthly updates since. Here are my numbers for August 2018: ...
Posted: Aug 31 2018 @ 3:36 PM
At the end of each month, I provide a summary of all the income I earned working at my 9-5 as a software engineer as well as all the expenses I incurred. Related: Net Worth Update #4 - July 2018 I share this to provide real numbers behind my financial journey. Financial independence, and the road leading to it, can be a hazy concept without actual numbers. Hopefully seeing this helps bridge ...
Posted: Aug 01 2018 @ 1:45 PM

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