When it comes to early FI, advocates of this type of lifestyle are typically those who you would also find more likely to: travel the globe, live nomadically, experiment with eclectic hobbies, and basically live a life that is anathema to the typical 9-5 structure that proliferates throughout the corporate workplace. In essence, it takes a sort of radical shift in thinking to embrace something that runs so drastically dissonant to the mainstream school of thought… something that has never been inculcated into our belief system. That is, unless you were kind of just born this way and have the audacity to challenge societal norms and their way of doing things.
These days, early FI has definitely gained momentum, as evident by the growing [click to continue…]
So, lately, I’ve been having a blast doing all sorts of things that I’ve always wanted to do — One of them, is to get around to networking with more early financial freedom fighters. Just as I expected, the experience so far has been far more rewarding than even I could have possibly imagined. No, you’re never going to meet [click to continue…]
2015 is nearly in the books, but this time around (unlike years past), we might have a little surprise in store for us… The Fed still has one last meeting left, before we wrap up this year. The next FOMC meeting is scheduled for December 15-16. At that time, we will know for [click to continue…]
When it comes to investing these days, I’ve got to tell you, I’m not sure if I have ever seen anything quite like this before… Most investors who I speak to are completely petrified to be playing carefree in the ever-so-frothy markets right now. In fact, most of my closest friends, family, and colleagues are sitting mostly in cash right now… The ones who are daring enough to play, have all gone [click to continue…]
They say that interest rates are going to be going up soon… Until that day comes around, many yield starved investors are left searching far and wide, trying to find quality investments that can produce the type of passive income (cash flow) that they so strongly desire.
Over the years, I’ve done my own [click to continue…]
It’s no secret that the markets are frothy right now… Stocks are at an all-time high, real estate is booming again, and there are more and more investors coming out of the woodwork seemingly everyday with money to invest. Further, interest rates are at rock bottom, so even if you wanted to [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 path to financial freedom is not an easy one. It takes a lot of effort to get there, and many will fight their entire lives and still not get to the point where their passive income exceeds their expenses each and every month.
We all take our bumps and bruises along the way, and if you’ve invested in the [click to continue…]
If you’re like me and read a lot of forums (whether stocks or real estate), a common question that always comes up is, “If you had x amount of money, how would you invest it?”
So, I thought this would be a great question to ask the readers of this site. Just as an arbitrary figure, suppose that you had [click to continue…]
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…]