May 2014

Thanks Boston! (May 28, 2014)

by FI Fighter on May 28, 2014

in Travel Updates

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I leave for NYC after breakfast this morning, but gotta say I had a blast in Boston. I got to see a lot of the sights and sounds, and basically had a delicious lobster roll and clam chowder at every meal. 🙂 Can’t wait to get to [click to continue…]

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I got started in real estate investing back in summer of 2012. It really wasn’t that long ago, but a lot sure has happened since then! Join me as I reminisce back to the very beginning of my real estate journey. Many thanks to Brent at Vosa for giving me the chance to share my story.

When I first got started on the journey to early financial independence in the beginning of 2012, I was purely a dividend growth investor. At the time, investing in [click to continue…]

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The exciting times have started to arrive. Later on today, I will be heading off to the airport to fly out to Boston! As someone who has never ventured off to the East Coast before, I’m amped up and looking forward to this next adventure. I’m pretty burned out right now so this R&R time is very much needed. I’ll be lounging in Boston until [click to continue…]

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In a previous article, I talked about ways a real estate investor can mitigate risk in a rising market. One of the options I touched on was to invest in a better cash flow market. For many investors, unfortunately, focusing on better returns means having to leave the [click to continue…]

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The journey to early financial independence involves unifying a lot of different pieces. For most people, it isn’t enough to just make a lot of money. To get to early FI, you also need to work on saving your money… At some point, you’ll also need to figure out how [click to continue…]

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Up to this point in my life, I haven’t done much traveling. That is about to change, as I rapidly wind down the last lap of my engineering career. I’m about to switch gears [click to continue…]

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Duckies

Just as the Fed has been tapering down on its bond purchases, reducing a little here, and a little there, I’ve been thinking about doing the same thing at my job. You know, reducing a few hours here, taking some more days off there, and so on. As I get closer and closer to early [click to continue…]

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castle

If only buying or selling a piece of property was as simple as signing a contract and transferring the funds over from buyer to seller at the agreed upon purchase price. Unfortunately, when completing a real estate transaction, there are closing costs involved. For anyone who has [click to continue…]

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Anyone who is on the journey to early financial independence (and doesn’t earn an exorbitant salary) knows that frugality plays a most monumental role. Point blank, if you are not mindful with your spending, your chances of getting to early FI diminish substantially. After all, every dollar you [click to continue…]

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I’ve been investing in rental property since 2012. Over time, I’ve expanded my network and gotten to know other real estate investors, many much more successful than myself. So, it’s only natural that I [click to continue…]

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