Law - Here at last I found the juxtaposition of my various strengths and interests. Some combination of juvenile traits, stubbornness, machismo, vanity, had a legal education as third on my list behind the military and politics. Fate is a funny thing. I have always had a head for unorthodox thinking and a deep seeded … Continue reading Why The LAW?
What is the Swan FIRE Prowess Gauge you ask? Silly mortal, it is the latest greatest way to measure you progress toward Financial Independence and Early Retirement! You can thank Green Swan for this concept and Retirement Manifesto for its appearance in chain form. Simply Put; Over any certain amount of time, your Swan FIRE … Continue reading My Swan FIRE Prowess Numbers
I was living what the Romans called Mos Maiorum or 'The Way of Our Ancestors'. To be a good citizen meant a career, or at least in my case, a stint in the Military, Politics, and the Law or Civil Service. "No-one could be so unimaginative, so intellectually idle that he would not be fascinated to know how … Continue reading Mos Maiorum
Tuesday, 08/08/17 was a first for my little blog. I submitted a guest post for the first time. Fritz, from RetirementManifesto has been helpful and active in this scene since way before my time. When we are neophyte bloggers, we all hear tell about how helpful this community niche is. And that if we stick … Continue reading My First Guest Post: 3 Enemies of FIRE
July was a full speed ahead month, all numbers moving in the right direction thanks to a record breaking stock exchange. After a successful vacation and paying all the summer property taxes, it should be fairly smooth sailing until the end of the year. Total Assets: $2,039,394 up + $ 18,699 from last month. Accounts … Continue reading August 2017 Net Worth