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Financial Freedom Countdown
Early Retirement
Investing, lifestyle, real estate, making money, general finance
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People always talk about their best stock picks. It’s more fun to talk about buying Facebook at IPO or picking up Netflix before it’s meteoric rise. Investing in Moonshot companies is fun. However we like to keep it real at Financial Freedom Countdown. In fact, I believe you can learn more from failures than your successful picks. Read the rest The post My 4 Worst Investments And How You Can Learn ...
Posted: Feb 10 2020 @ 6:00 AM
What are Moonshot Companies? Picking individual stocks is not for the faint of heart. In fact, bulk of your investments should be in well diversified low cost index ETFs. Knowing which stocks will be winners or losers in the future is tough to predict. However most of us can’t resist the urge to pick stocks. Read the rest The post Behind The Scenes Look At How I Invest In Moonshot Companies appeared ...
Posted: Feb 05 2020 @ 6:21 AM
As the New Year has dawned, many of us will have set New Year resolutions or goals. Most of the resolutions are audacious and we want to make sure we accomplish them before the end of the year. The challenge is to get stuff done even when you don’t feel like it. Read the rest The post How To Get Stuff Done Even When You Don’t Feel Like It appeared ...
Posted: Jan 05 2020 @ 3:40 AM
If you track your spending closely; you will notice that often taxes are the biggest expenses. Because most taxes are usually deducted at source; we do not notice the huge bite taken by the government. While one cannot avoid paying taxes; you should take all the necessary legal steps in order to minimize paying taxes via year end tax planning strategies. Read the rest The post Year end tax planning ...
Posted: Dec 23 2019 @ 9:45 AM
What is the SECURE Act? SECURE Act is the biggest retirement system change passed by the US Congress in 13 years. Unfortunately, it had to be buried within the government’s spending bill; since nothing gets past the Senate lately. The Social Security Administration has been communicating for over a decade about The Future Financial Status of the Social Security Program; and it does not look good. Read the rest The post What ...
Posted: Dec 22 2019 @ 7:36 AM
Six months since I published my first blog post wrt leveraging your biggest asset to attain Financial Freedom; I still get quite a few questions on what are the best cities for technology jobs? My answer today, 10 years after I pondered this question for myself, is still the same. Read the rest The post Best Place for Technology Jobs is still San Francisco Bay Area appeared first on Financial Freedom ...
Posted: Dec 17 2019 @ 9:08 AM
As the holiday season approaches; you will see several articles in the Personal Finance community virtue signaling that they did not buy anything for Black Friday or during the Holiday Season. Don’t deprive yourself Financial Freedom should not mean deprivation. In fact, Financial Freedom means you should feel free to spend as long as it is done intentionally and you know that the purchase will lead to far greater enjoyment in the ...
Posted: Dec 02 2019 @ 7:58 AM
I am sure as you turn on any news channel; you are hit with a number of doomsday predictions. 2016 elections, trade war, interest rates, yield curve, deficit, slowing GDP, recession fears, impeachment, Brexit, climate crisis, new tax laws, Presidential candidates’ policies, 2020 elections etc. And that is in just the last 5 years. Read the rest The post Should I Sell My Stocks Now? appeared first on Financial Freedom ...
Posted: Nov 22 2019 @ 9:34 AM
One of my favorite books as a kid was Alice in Wonderland “Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.Alice: I don’t much care where.The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go. Read the rest The post Personal Capital Review – Pros and Cons appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 19 2019 @ 1:38 AM
The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost; for none now live who remember it. – Lord of the Rings Germany – 1919 to 1945 The 1919 Treaty of Versailles forced Germany to pay 130B Deutschmark in repatriation. Read the rest The post Everyone needs Bitcoin – Not just Jews, Gypsies and ...
Posted: Nov 13 2019 @ 2:14 AM


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