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The Vagabond

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Name:
The Frugal Vagabond
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Real Estate, Travel Hacking
Start Year:
2015

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Location:
San Jose, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

We've been living here in Spain for about four months now, so how is it going? Is it everything we'd hoped for? What do we miss most (and what do we not miss at all)? Just what are we doing with all that spare time? The post Semi-FIRE Abroad: Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Life appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Jul 22 2018 @ 6:00 PM
How to get your Spanish Residency Card (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero) once you've arrived in Spain. You got your residence visa, now it's time to seal the deal! The post Obtaining Your Spanish Residency Card (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero) appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: May 14 2018 @ 1:00 PM
How we were able to live abroad, and how you can too! How to get a Spanish Non-Lucrative Residence Visa and live legally in Spain for a year or more! The post How to Get a Spanish Non-Lucrative Residence Visa appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 1:00 PM
A few days ago, we revealed that we’d be taking a sabbatical year to live abroad. It’s the culmination of years of dreaming and many months of planning, but in the very near future, we’ll be living abroad and exploring… The post Our New Adventure Begins appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Feb 28 2018 @ 1:00 PM
We're leaving the country, but to where' Who's going' Are we FIRE, or is this something different' How did we get here, anyway' The post Massive News: We’re Moving Abroad! appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Feb 23 2018 @ 3:45 PM
How much would I have to pay you to write off your relationship with your spouse or significant other' How much is enough for you to accept missing your child's first steps, first laugh, or first word' What would it cost for you to miss the last moments of a pet or loved one' If you can put a price on any of those things, you have lost your way. The ...
Posted: Nov 11 2017 @ 5:15 AM
Is it possible to teach personal finance to newborns' How do you instill the values of time and experiences over possessions to someone who can't roll over' The post Teaching Personal Finance to Newborns appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Oct 05 2017 @ 9:00 PM
This would be a slightly depressing net worth post were it not for a new way of reckoning our progress towards FIRE! The post September 2017 Financial Statement appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Oct 01 2017 @ 9:00 PM
In the Financial Independence community, we have a dogged devotion to our investments. "Buy constantly and never sell," and "you only lose money when you sell" are common refrains. When, then, is it acceptable to sell a bad investment' Should we hold onto investments which are objectively terrible, too' The post It’s Okay to Ditch a Bad Investment appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Sep 14 2017 @ 9:00 PM
I just wish we could share the amazing progress made toward huge life goals this month, but you will have to wait a while longer on that! In the meantime, our net worth increased modestly in July and August, primarily because we adjusted rental property assessments down. The post August 2017 Financial Statement appeared first on The Frugal Vagabond. ...
Posted: Sep 02 2017 @ 12:11 AM

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