I hemmed and hawed about posting this one. I have kept this list for years just to lament over some of the serious money I have spent over the years. Plenty of these entries can be justified as a good allocation of resources. Heck, splurging for Lasik surgery was the best $2,700 I ever spent. … Continue reading Crying Over Spilt Money
We Had FABULOUS Year over Year Net Worth Growth. Almost a Quarter of a Million in 12 months! Very pleased. If We keep doing that we might have to MOVE UP our FIRE Date! Check out my current track record of Net Worth Growth since 2007. Total Assets: $2,064,497 up + $ 22,420 from last month. Accounts receivable, … Continue reading October Net Worth 2017
This post is about my Historical Net Worth over the last decade. I understand that many people do not use their Primary Residence as part of there Net Worth calculation. However, my current residence does not factor into my Retirement Master Plan. I sell the Primary House eventually. I would encourage anyone who isn't tracking year … Continue reading Year Over Year Net Worth
I am naturally cheap. I get it from my Dad. The point is that being cheap is not a very desirable trait. I am conscious of this fact and strive against my instincts. I purposely spend money now and again to guard against sinking into a miserly existence surrounded by my piles of gold and … Continue reading Frugal, Not Cheap – Or so I keep telling myself.
Risk tolerance is a question everyone involved with personal finance has to ask themselves at some point or another. While I dream and scheme of level 8's, I will probably only ever pull off 7's. My wife has nightmares about 4's. Call it the Bilbo Baggins problem. You can play it nice and safe and … Continue reading Fortune Favors the Bold