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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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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Early FI – Road Trips and Mind Tricks

One of the greatest compliments that I think I can ever receive in life is if someone who really knows me tells me the following:

Jay, I’ve known you for a long time now, and you’re always the same dude.

The above comment might not seem like much, and albeit it can read rather vague if there’s no context behind it, but for a simple dude like myself, that’s really all I want out of life.

Let me elaborate a bit…

It’s no secret that

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Dont Be Afraid to Chase Your Dreams

When I reached my mid 20s, you could say I reached an important crossroads of sorts. I’m not sure if I was going through the moment of arriving at my own version of “quarter life crisis” but many things didn’t feel right, and I felt like I was trapped in life.

Granted, on the surface, many things seemed to be going well

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People Are People

I’ve been a contrarian my entire life… Wait, you might want to scratch that and just outright say OUTCAST, which might be a better term to use… I mean, ever since I was a little kid, I kind of always knew that I was different from the majority of my peers…

From my earliest memories, I remember another little kid telling me

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