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July 2015

Deflation: Who Would Have Thought?

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The more I invest, the more I realize that I do not know much about ANYTHING. For the longest time, my mind was fixated on the thought of early FI, so I did what many on the journey are taught to do…

I kept on investing… rain or shine.

They say you can’t time the market, but it also doesn’t take a [continue reading…]


April 2015 Cash Flow Statement


With the refinancing that had taken place earlier this year, cash flow has been tight for the rental properties. Well, things took a turn for the [continue reading…]


March 2015 Cash Flow Statement


I am very behind on these Cash Flow reports and for that I apologize. For the longest time, I was waiting for a Section 8 payment from CHA to come in for Rental Property #5. There was a mix up that occurred which caused [continue reading…]

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This is Part 2 of the “How I Became a Millionaire at Age 30” series. For more details, please refer to the preceding sections of this story:

Part 1: How I Became a Millionaire at Age 30

After graduating from university, I did what most newly minted graduates did that summer of 2007 — I celebrated, relaxed, and partied hard! School had been so stressful that I just wanted to take a chill pill and do nothing more than to have FUN!

Indeed, I had a blast that summer. Looking back, I’m glad that I didn’t push myself too hard and jump directly into a new career. Some of my peers did, but I’m so [continue reading…]


Part 1: How I Became a Millionaire at Age 30

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Well, it eventually happened… As far back as I can remember, I’ve been dreaming about becoming a net worth millionaire since the tender age of 15, when I was bagging groceries at the Moffett Field Commissary in Mountain View for nothing more than customer tips. Some days I would walk out the door with $50 in cash… Other less fortunate days, I might grind it out for 8+ hours and have less than $20 to show for my efforts. Such can be the life of a poor high school student who is just embarking out into the real world for the first time and fighting for any morsel he can get.

Nevertheless, even as a young buck, I was [continue reading…]