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2016 Reflections (December 24, 2016)

by FI Fighter on December 23, 2016

in Real Estate Updates, Thoughts

Happy holidays everyone! I’m still writing to you all from Hong Kong, where I have been based since October (after returning from a month long stint in Japan). As the year winds down, I think now is a good time for me to reflect on everything that has happened in 2016…

As readers may recall, I quit my job earlier this year, and decided it was due time for me to walk away from Corporate America so that I could pursue the next [click to continue…]

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For the first time in my life, I got to experience Thanksgiving outside of America… Since I’ve grown so accustomed to waiting in long lines on Black Friday, I guess you could say that subconsciously speaking, I made it my duty this past Friday to go out looking for “trouble”…

So, I decided to FINALLY head on over to Lantau Island and do the [click to continue…]

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Early FI – There Are No Rules!

by FI Fighter on October 7, 2016

in Japan, Thoughts, Travel Updates

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I’ve been blogging now for over 4 years, and anyone who has followed along for awhile now knows full well that I don’t very much like to follow any set rules… For instance, when we first got the party started, I was extremely [click to continue…]

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Market timing. It gets such a bad rap… If your experience with investing has been anything remotely similar to mine, I’m sure that you’ll recall the moment when you first stumbled upon the concept of Buy and Hold Forever Investing. Whether through the channels of Dividend Growth Investing (DGI), Index Investing, or even Real Estate Investing (REI), the popular mantra out there (for the longest time) has been that market timing is a fool’s game, and that the only way to really [click to continue…]

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So, as readers of the blog know, I’m a huge fan of networking and connecting with other like-minded individuals. Throughout this blog’s history, it’s safe to say that what I’ve gotten most out of the work I’ve put in are the opportunities and doors that have opened up because of my efforts. Quite frankly, without this blog, I would not have [click to continue…]

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In the last post, I shared my long-standing belief with readers that time is our most precious commodity and the one that we should never lose sight of on our quest to early FI. Otherwise, why else are we doing what we’re doing?

But the concept of time is kind of abstract… it means different things to [click to continue…]

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When I first started blogging in 2012, there weren’t really that many early FI blogs out there… These days, early FI blogs are a dime-a-dozen, which is a good sign that the movement has gained momentum and that there are more and more people out there striving for it. And when it comes to life goals, what could be more liberating than [click to continue…]

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First off, I gotta say typhoon Nida was a new and unique experience for me. Luckily, not too much damage was done, but I think the typhoon really started picking up around 2:00 AM yesterday, and unfortunately for me, I didn’t get out of bed until around 7:00 AM. When I woke up and checked around the house, everything appeared to be in [click to continue…]

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Well, I can’t say it ain’t exciting? Oh boy, this is a… new experience for me. Typhoon Nida is [click to continue…]

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The following post was inspired by Kobe Bryant’s recent letter to his 17-year-old self. I’m writing this merely for [click to continue…]

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