February 2015


So, it looks like I’m going to be closing out the week with yet another stock purchase after all. I put in a limit order to purchase some more shares of Gilead Sciences (GILD), unsure whether or not it would actually get filled…

Earlier this morning, I got notice that [click to continue…]


Eating Organic is Expensive (Day 35)!

by FI Fighter on February 24, 2015

in Food, Health Updates


In my quest to better my health, I’ve had to make a few lifestyle changes. Outside of: reducing stress, sleeping earlier, getting more sleep, regular fresh air and exercise, the one thing I’ve been concentrating the most on is [click to continue…]


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Ok, I think it’s safe to say that Wall Street isn’t a fan of Alibaba (BABA) right now. It doesn’t seem like many investors want to touch this stock either, but for some reason or another, I keep finding myself drawn in to [click to continue…]


I’m investing in individual stocks again, and I have my reasons why I am doing so. Over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve been doing some research to try and figure out not only which stocks I want to buy, but to also determine how I want [click to continue…]



In the last post, I touched on my personal residence conundrum. Although I’m currently on a leave of absence from work right now, I do plan on returning back once my health recovers.

Assuming I do, I should easily be able to qualify for a [click to continue…]


The Personal Residence Conundrum

by FI Fighter on February 20, 2015

in Real Estate Thoughts, Thoughts


As an investor who has an ownership stake in 8 properties, you could say that real estate is on my mind quite frequently. I’ve been blessed to not only earn high income, but I also got started with investing (and frugality) at a pretty early age. With that said, I’m also somewhat [click to continue…]



I’m buying individual stocks again… There are many reasons to do so, and I will outline my own in this article. Although it would be incredible to beat the market (even just occasionally!), that’s not the main objective for handcrafting my own “index fund”. Yes, I will occasionally invest in some [click to continue…]



Just in case you were wondering, Rental Property SH #3 is still on my mind and an active project. I haven’t blogged much about it lately because there was actually an addendum in the contract that gave the seller an option to occupy the property for up to an additional month after closing at no cost.

While this wasn’t an ideal scenario, we made [click to continue…]


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Another busy morning of investing for me! I made three transactions today, and I guess you could say that Round 1 of funding is complete… for now.

It’s amazing how easy it is to spend money, isn’t it? Kind of like [click to continue…]


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On the most recent Stock Watchlist, I mentioned that I was monitoring American Express (AXP) rather closely. When the markets opened this morning, I found that shares of AXP were [click to continue…]


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