October 2012

Focus on the Core

by FI Fighter on October 8, 2012

in Stock Investing Thoughts

Bruce Lee, one of the greatest martial artists of all time, used to believe that the abdominal muscles were the key muscle group to develop, since virtually every movement involved their use. A martial artist with a weak core had no business sparring, he reasoned. Similar to investing, the Core Holdings of [click to continue…]


September 2012 Monthly Expenses

by FI Fighter on October 4, 2012

in Monthly Expenses

Last month was not one of my better months for savings as I recorded a year low savings ratio of only 42%. I kept that data point in mind heading into September. Now that the month has closed and all my credit cards have been paid for, it’s time to see how [click to continue…]


September was a busy month, as the portfolio grew substantially due to six new purchases. We are now only two days into October, and I’m already working on continuing the momentum established last month. I used the last remaining [click to continue…]


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