Less is More

If money was no object, it really wouldn’t matter too much if someone aspired to have all the nice things and trappings in the world; the sky’s the limit and anything is possible! However, outside of the top 1% or 0.1% of people on the planet, for most regular folks out there, we gotta

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The Quest for Early FI (And Happiness… Don’t Forget)

Recently, I got a chance to sync up and re-connect with a good buddy of mine, a guy I’ve known since way back in the day, when I was still picking fruit at the ol Fruit Company located in Cupertino. Suffice it to say, a lot of things have changed since our first encounter, but no different

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My BGC Morning Routine

In order to be consistent with anything, a person likely needs to operate with some kind of structure and routine in place. For myself, especially as it pertains to blogging, I’ve been rather inconsistent over the last few years or so (who am I kidding?)… Looking back, there were a number of reasons why I haven’t been able to “lock in” with my writing, but more than anything else, I feel like it’s because I haven’t been able to establish “normalcy” in my day-to-day life.

I mean, when we’re talking about crafting a life post-FI, it’s all good, it’s going to take some

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Early FI – Owning “Nicer” Properties (And Not Living in Them)

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For long-term readers of this blog, you guys know my history/track record and probably recall many years back when I was aggressively buying rental properties, striving so hard for early FI. At the time, it made more sense for me to NOT live in those units, though, because the numbers

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Bali Optimism – The Path Moving Forward

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time reflecting, and one thing that I’ve realized is the importance of attitude. For someone like myself who has more or less existed in a state of “I have to live/plan/operate under the premise of taking care of tomorrow first and foremost” for the longest time now, one observation that I’m keenly aware of is just how difficult it can be to

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Early FI – 3 Years Later (And No Regrets)

It’s been about 3 years since I said, “Screw this shit, no mas” to the corporate workplace. Yup, there’s been plenty of ups and downs from that point up to now, but all things considered, I can say quite

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