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Paul

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Name:
Asset-Based Life
Category:
General Finance
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Family
Start Year:
2014

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Location:
Texas, United States
Age:
40s
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Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

While I’m generally happy with how I’ve turned out, I do have one regret: I wish I had embraced entrepreneurship far earlier in my career. I’m trying to remedy that with my children. If I can plant the seed of … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 11 2018 @ 4:06 PM
Today we turn to the arts for inspiration. Movies can entertain, but they can also inform. You will be surprised to find the personal finance lessons hidden within some of the world’s classic films.   BETTER TO BE LUCKY THAN … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 2:23 PM
I just wrapped up my annual physical, and things went smashingly. The only number that was a bit concerning was my age, but there’s not much I can do about that – it gets worse every year. The numbers I … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Apr 27 2018 @ 4:40 PM
While my DIY adventures will always be modest compared to the super handyman, I am notching up victories on a more regular basis nowadays. The key hasn’t been expanding my capabilities or my toolkit. I haven’t picked up a trade … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 4:41 PM
Last month our spring break travels took us, among other places, to New Mexico. We visited Las Cruces and had fun sledding on the dunes at the White Sands National Monument. We also saw a roadrunner statue made out of … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Apr 13 2018 @ 4:30 PM
The first quarter of 2018 saw many discover a shocking truth heretofore unknown except to the most wizened elder sages: it is possible for the stock market to go down as well as up. And that terrible fate struck throughout … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Apr 06 2018 @ 5:21 PM
Investing in individual stocks is risky. “Both large and small investors should stick with low-cost index funds.”1 Never get involved in a land war in Asia. You don’t need to convince me of these truths – I am a big … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Mar 23 2018 @ 4:40 PM
Investing in individual stocks is risky. “Both large and small investors should stick with low-cost index funds.”1 Never get involved in a land war in Asia. You don’t need to convince me of these truths – I am a big … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Mar 23 2018 @ 4:40 PM
Conventional wisdom says that index funds are the place to be, at least for most individual investors. Markets are (mostly) efficient. Little guys have almost no chance of beating the pros at picking stocks. So why not just stay away … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Mar 09 2018 @ 7:33 PM
Conventional wisdom says that index funds are the place to be, at least for most individual investors. Markets are (mostly) efficient. Little guys have almost no chance of beating the pros at picking stocks. So why not just stay away … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Mar 09 2018 @ 6:33 PM

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