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Mr. B

Blog Info

Name:
Game of Budgets
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
budgeting, investing, financial advice
Start Year:
2018

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$654,233.00
Location:
Minnesota, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Retail
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Latest Blog Posts

As we discussed earlier in this blog we became rental property owners not by choice, but by wanting to move while our current house was underwater. Our kids were getting older and we wanted to move to a different part … Continue reading → The post Rental Property Update appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 27 2019 @ 7:58 PM
Budgeting, for some of us it is one of our guilty pleasures while others can’t stand it. Making it even more difficult can be when one person loves it and their partner doesn’t. Let’s eliminate the obvious one around paying … Continue reading → The post 3 Simple Budget Tips appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 24 2019 @ 6:59 AM
“I just spent $5,000 dollars on Twins Playoff Tickets” – I told Mrs. B over the phone intended as a joke.   I quickly found out my joke wasn’t that funny and it highlighted the difficulties in living with a #FIRE … Continue reading → The post The difficulty in living with a #FIRE obsessed partner appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 20 2019 @ 8:39 AM
We talked last post about my difficulty in figuring out when to walk away from my main source of income. What I want to outline here is how critical that first 5 years is and three different options I have … Continue reading → The post The first 5 years of #FIRE appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 18 2019 @ 12:35 AM
The whole journey of #FIRE and starting a blog has been great! I’ve learned a ton, followed a lot of other great blogs, and found ways to accelerate our own #FIRE journey. It’s pretty funny to look back now and … Continue reading → The post The Psychology of #FIRE appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 13 2019 @ 5:04 AM
August’s lesson on blogging was also pretty basic as well. When you write an article that actually shows up on Google Search it can drive consistent volume to the site! The problem is the only article that is doing that … Continue reading → The post Game of Budgets Blog Update – August 2019 appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 10 2019 @ 9:17 AM
Month 8 of the $100,000 dividend portfolio. If you want to learn more about the strategy, check out my post outlining how I’m taking $100,000 dollars now in order to create a passive dividend stream of $100,000 in 30 years. The market … Continue reading → The post $100,000 Dividend Portfolio – August 2019 Update appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 06 2019 @ 2:25 AM
A big month for the Game of Budgets Household as we crossed the 6 figure mark for the first time ever in net worth! Mrs. B probably had the best response with basically a shrug and a “that’s nice”. She’s … Continue reading → The post #FIRE Update – August 2019 appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Sep 03 2019 @ 7:55 AM
If you are looking to buy a house and don’t have the 20% down payment you need based on the value of the home, you are going to quickly learn what PMI or Private Mortgage Insurance is. It will be … Continue reading → The post PMI: Private Mortgage Insurance – What it is and how to get rid of it appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 30 2019 @ 5:53 AM
As we get closer to our #FIRE semi-retirement date we have to find a way to fund the first 5 years of our semi-retirement without being able to access our IRA funds. We will be looking to set up a … Continue reading → The post Accessing Roth IRA Contributions in early #FIRE appeared first on Game of Budgets. ...
Posted: Aug 27 2019 @ 3:57 AM

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