June was a flat month for our Net Worth, a little up, a little down, very little change. Sometimes you have to remind yourself that the turtle beat the hare in the end. Stocks took a hit, but I increased my Platinum Hoard (if 5 ounces can be considered a hoard). Total Assets: $2,020,695 down … Continue reading July 2017 Net Worth
I earn a wage. My wife earns a wage. My other passive income investments, hustles, and schemes also earn money every month. I like to think of my extra income has being earned by a small army of henchmen who work tirelessly and solely for my own benefit. This is not only a helpful way … Continue reading My Army of Loyal Henchmen
Different retirement vehicles kick in at different times. If you are shooting for early retirement it is important to make a retirement schedule. You need to see what money is reliably rolling in and when. At what age will you receive what income? I have mapped out my own Schedule as follows. This post is … Continue reading Retirement Master Plan
Americans are at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to generational wealth preservation in a family. In parts of the world it is accepted that your families’ wealth and position has given you a distinct advantage in life. A birthright. This should be a source of pride. In America, pulling yourself up by your bootstraps, ‘nobody gave … Continue reading The Kingdom in my Head
I get the modern American economy, I really do. We were all peasants back in the day and figured out that with our own hard work and the changing industrial/free market/capitalist system, we could climb the ladder and improve our lives. It worked well too. The growth of the American middle class is unprecedented in … Continue reading Viva la Revolution!