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!
Below I have reposted an article I read on Fee (Foundation for Economic Education). I often reiterate these same notions to myself and to my wife as we casually take for granted the conveniences and advances of modern life. The most obvious one to me always seems to hit me while I am eating at … Continue reading We Live Like Kings
I believe in a well rounded family of assets, this definitely includes Precious Metals (PMs). The question is to what degree. I have watched people go back and forth on this issue and the only conclusion I have arrived at is that some PM is part of any well diversified portfolio. I am fond of … Continue reading Precious Metals
Total Assets; $1,943,615 up + $12,938 from last month Accounts receivable, This is a business deal from 2014 Boat & Cars, Depreciating assets, but cars new in 2015 Real Estate Old House + 2nd home/vacation rental Primary Residence Retirement accounts; 2 people, 2 jobs each, 5 accounts total Brokerage accounts; 2 taxable stock accounts College Funds; Prepaid tuition and … Continue reading FEBRUARY NET WORTH
So after I started getting interested in personal finance and reading all of 'The Millionaire Next Door' type books, I started to realize that you have to do more than just collect paychecks from your boss if you really want to investing and start stacking chips. I flirted extensively with buying rental properties. More on … Continue reading The Business Deal