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Freedom 35 Blog
Category:
Investing
Tags:
Early Retirement, Millennial
Start Year:
2010

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Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Age:
20s
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Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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IT / Graphic Designer
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Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) Lifestyle inflation is when we spend more money when our income increases. This can feel natural because the more we earn the more we can afford to spend. But this can make it very difficult to save for retirement or meet other financial goals. Lifestyle inflation is what causes many folks to get stuck in [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: Jun 15 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) May was another spectacular month for the stock market! I managed to earn money from 6 different sources over the month, combined to make over $10,000 in after tax income. Most of this income came from my farmland and cryptocurrency investment. More on this further in the post. I didn’t invest in new stocks in [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: Jun 05 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) Next week is Tax Freedom Day! This is the first day of the year in which Canada has earned enough income to pay its taxes. Every payment to the government of all levels that is officially considered a tax is counted. The purpose of having a tax free day is to provide tax paying citizens with a [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: Jun 01 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) Schedule the Life You Want Without focus and direction, it’s easy to get lost. Imagine we are sailors looking for a remote island to retire on. We could sail aimlessly in the open waters for 40 days before finally finding something we like. But if we plan and pick a destination beforehand, then we can [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: May 21 2018 @ 12:34 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) It’s natural to be upset about losing one’s job. But sometimes being laid off is not so bad. When my company unexpectedly downsized in February I became unemployed for the first time in 10 years. Actually I was still working part time, so technically I was just under-employed. I didn’t have any other jobs lined [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: May 17 2018 @ 11:04 AM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) Farmland prices still on the rise A new report from Farm Credit Canada indicates that local land values around my farmland have grown by 2% last year. So in this fiscal update I will be increasing the value of my farmland by 2%. This will add $9,000 to my net worth. Cool beans! 😀 Farmland [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: May 07 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) The Tax Free Advantage Tax free investment vehicles have been around the world for decades. The United States has the Roth IRA. The United Kingdom has the Individual Savings Account (ISA.) The Canadian version is called the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) and it’s relatively new – only 9 years old. Tax free accounts give [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: May 01 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) My experience working under Jeff Bezos, indirectly. As many of you know I held a full time job for a month after my layoff in February. This company is the online retailer, Amazon. 🙂 I was a warehouse associate at an Amazon Fulfillment Center. It was a lot of fun! And I’ll never forget the [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: Apr 25 2018 @ 3:10 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) The ancient philosopher Seneca once said that, “luck is when opportunity meets preparation.” In other words, the more prepared we are the more chances we’ll have to take advantage of opportunities when they come our way. I believe this is true in many ways. But luck is probably a little more complicated than that. I’ve [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: Apr 12 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) The stock market is starting to show signs of weakening. It fell in March. And my net worth would have dropped with it. But luckily my severance package came to the rescue. 😀 Job Update As explained in my previous monthly update, I was laid off in February from my full time job. The company [...] Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) ...
Posted: Apr 03 2018 @ 12:30 PM

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