June 2014

Immerse Yourself In Discomfort

by FI Fighter on June 30, 2014

in Thoughts

club

To improve and grow as a person, we need to continually immerse ourselves in discomfort. As a person striving for early financial independence, there was a point in time, naturally, when I knew absolutely [click to continue…]

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AA_Executive

Not one to ever want to let a good deal go to waste, I made an 11th hour attempt to secure yet another American Airlines Citi Executive card. I was informed by a fellow travel hacker and reader of this [click to continue…]

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Surround Yourself With Liked-Minded People

by FI Fighter on June 26, 2014

in Thoughts

Life

I have close friends who I have known since high school and earlier. These people have grown up and evolved with me throughout the years, and we have all influenced each other greatly in life. Without a doubt, these folks will always hold a special place in my heart. With that said, over the years, I’m finding myself [click to continue…]

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My New $1400 Laptop (June 23, 2014)

by FI Fighter on June 24, 2014

in Ways to Make Money

Laptop

I must confess, I committed ERE treason yesterday… I bought a new, shiny, really, really expensive laptop! Yes, I know I have sinned, and now I must find a way to explain myself to you readers… and to myself.

First off, making this new purchase did not come easy. I’ve been looking for a laptop replacement for quite some time, and when I first started my hunt, I honed in on the new [click to continue…]

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car

What an awesome turn out we had last night at the Bigger Pockets meet up at Whisphers Cafe and Creperie in San Jose! To my knowledge, we haven’t had many of these events in the past (in the South Bay Area), and it was great getting the chance to network  [click to continue…]

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grad

First off, I want to say congratulations to the Class of 2014! My cousin just recently graduated from college (go Aggies!), and I still so vividly remember what it felt like when I finished school off myself, seven “long” years ago. There are many parallels that can be drawn between that [click to continue…]

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Inspirational Film of the Week (June 17, 2014)

by FI Fighter on June 17, 2014

in Links

Here’s a film to help light a fire under you… even if you don’t really need it. Thanks to my [click to continue…]

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Boston-15

Prior to my trip to Boston, I had never made it out to the East Coast before. So, you can definitely say that I was super excited about this latest vacation! I arrived on a Saturday night, and checked into a 4 Points Hotel (Revere, MA) that was not only [click to continue…]

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TSA Pre is AMAZING! (May 24, 2014)

by FI Fighter on June 10, 2014

in Travel Updates

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I still haven’t gotten around to uploading travel pics to my computer, but I promise to have an update of my latest travels to Boston and New York City very soon. I am very much looking forward to sharing those experiences with you readers. In the meantime, I wanted to take the time to reiterate [click to continue…]

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May 2014 Cash Flow Statement

by FI Fighter on June 6, 2014

in Cash Flow

Leverage

Another month, another cash flow report. I always look forward to writing up these reports and sharing the results with everyone. What you see will clearly show [click to continue…]

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