Welcome to FI Fighter! My name is Jay, and I’m so glad that you decided to stop by!
This blog started in 2012, and over the years I’ve written many posts… Unfortunately, for anyone new to the site, it can feel kind of like a scavenger hunt trying to look for and pinpoint some of the more useful articles…
So, let’s try and save you some time!
Here you will find a collection of what I feel are the most important posts that I’ve published on this blog.
*Highlighted in BOLD are the articles that I would highly recommend you start with, or focus on the most…
- Saying What Needs to Be Said; 7/30/16
- Dear Diary – I Dare You to Be You; 6/29/16
- Precious Metals Are Dirt Cheap; 11/27/15
- Bottom of the Market Investor Psychology; 11/24/15
- Seeing the BIG Picture; 10/7/15
- Early FI: Be a Fan of Opportunity; 8/13/15
- Converting Net Worth into Cash Flow; 8/10/15
- Winning With Class A Properties; 3/31/15
- You Only Live Once (YOLO) Every 7 Years; 11/25/13
- When is Enough…Enough?; 11/27/12
- Spend the Day at the Lake; 2/8/12
To be continued here…
As I peruse through many of the early FI blogs across the blogosphere, I am somewhat struck to see the number of sell orders that have started to pop up. In years past, most everyone was aggressively hitting the “BUY MOAR!” button, enjoying this wonderful bull market that first took flight in 2009.
Well, as fun as the ride has been, in life, as we all [continue reading…]
The first rule of Fight Club is… Oh wait, sorry, I meant — The first rule of [continue reading…]
A few posts ago, a reader of this site made a very insightful observation — He remarked (and I’m paraphrasing just slightly here):
“You embrace macro instead of micro investing, and I’m a believer in this myself but also I’m a believer to make investing easy.
The Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ” which hold some of your current holdings as well. The return of the index from the beginning of the year is about 117% and your current portfolio has done the same at 113%.
What is the point to invest on the micro when you can just buy the index (macro) and enjoy the ride? One operation, $20 cost and it’s done.
Am I missing out something?”
This was a most AWESOME comment, and quite frankly, I’m kind of [continue reading…]