January 2014

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As many in the travel hacking community know, today is the last day to purchase United flights before the points chart gets devalued. This is a total bummer, and a good reason to cash in those [click to continue…]

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Why I Invest In Turnkey Properties

by FI Fighter on January 31, 2014

in Real Estate Thoughts

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When I was working in Newport Beach, times were good! Actually, back in the middle of 2011, it was prime time to be investing in stocks and real estate. Panic was in the air, and little did most people know then that such a crazy [click to continue…]

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Goals for 2014

by FI Fighter on January 27, 2014

in Goals

Wow, it’s somewhat hard for me to believe it’s already 2014! Since the inception of this blog, this is now going to be my third Goals list I’m filling out. Time sure does fly. It seemed like only yesterday when I was just [click to continue…]

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December 2013 Cash Flow Statement

by FI Fighter on January 26, 2014

in Cash Flow

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I’m still playing catch up and trying to get back up to speed on things. It’s almost February and I haven’t even posted my [click to continue…]

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What I Learned From Hawaii

by FI Fighter on January 23, 2014

in Thoughts

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Now that the fun is over, I’m resigned back to a life of dull monotony. You know the drill — wake up, go to work, leave work exhausted and stressed, relax for a few short hours, go to sleep, and then [click to continue…]

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Rental Property #5 was originally scheduled to close on January 24. Since I was on vacation, not much progress has been made in closing the loan. For one, the inspection was previously scheduled for January 03, but due to the property not being “inspection ready”, I had to cancel, [click to continue…]

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I Think I Found Happiness (January 18, 2014)

by FI Fighter on January 18, 2014

in Travel Updates

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I’m back from Hawaii! The vacation was too short, of course, but I’m refreshed and ready to take on 2014. This post will be the last in the installment [click to continue…]

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I Think I Found Happiness (January 10, 2014)

by FI Fighter on January 10, 2014

in Travel Updates

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Here are some more pics from Hana. On day 2, we did a 2.0 mile hike to get to this amazing waterfall. It was worth [click to continue…]

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I Think I Found Happiness (January 07, 2014)

by FI Fighter on January 7, 2014

in Travel Updates

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I apologize for the lack of updates as of late. I recently completed a road trip across Hana (2 days) and both the internet and network services were very unreliable in those parts. It was an awesome trip though! I am in West Maui right now, staying in [click to continue…]

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December 2013 Net Worth Update

by FI Fighter on January 3, 2014

in Net Worth

As we get set to close on Rental Property #5 in January 2014, I had to shuffle some money around this month to create the illusion of a “cash strong” position. You never know how much money the underwriter is [click to continue…]

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