The Bug Out Bag. You have heard mention of it all over the place. Fine, what exactly goes into it? Ask 100 people and get 99 answers. All we can do is peak into each others BOB and get ideas for ourselves. If a situation pops up that you actually need to grab the BOB, … Continue reading What’s In the Bag?
My blog is not really a blog for beginners. There are plenty out there that cater to personal finance newbies. This is more a MY PERSONAL finance journey, the reader comes along for the ride. I did decide it was probably a good idea to include at least one basic all encompassing 'How to' achieve … Continue reading The Simple Plan to Financial Security
It is a Brave New World out there for the vacation rentals market. Sites like VRBO can set you up as a destination landlord. Sit back and watch the money come rolling in, but there are issues and concerns. More and more people are turning away from hotels and anything still around called a 'Travel … Continue reading VRBO and Beyond
Looking at about the halfway point for the year and on pace for another good year. Not as stunning as last year's $250,000 growth, but that was always probably going to be a financial unicorn. Extended the credit on my HELOC to $100,000 just in case I see a property I want :). I adjusted … Continue reading July 2018 Net Worth Snapshot
I am going to detail the steps I have taken towards buying a small business. What I lack in experience running a business, I have tried to make up for in measured - thorough approach. If you have already read my tentative first steps in this direction, Fortune Favors the Bold, and its follow up, … Continue reading The Right Pig? – Buying a Small Business