Well I guess there are both good and bad things about your cousin marrying into a snooty family. The destination wedding was 'off the hook'. Antigua Guatemala - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We had been on international vacation hiatus for about 10 years. Maybe too conservative, but we just did not feel comfortable leaving … Continue reading Destination Wedding – Antigua, Guatemala
Even a casual exploration into the career choices of the people drawn to FIRE will expose the more common categories of doctor, lawyer, engineer, and the ubiquitous, I.T. I ended up a lawyer. I did not have the math for engineering, nor the memorization skills for a doctor. I do think I could have made … Continue reading Did I come close to I.T.?
We all know and accept we will die, however, we don’t know when. But if you knew when you would die, would you live your life the same? Or a bit differently? Or radically overhaul it? Ms ZiYou posted about this as a thought exercise and invited any of us to; "The rules are as … Continue reading With 10 Years Left to Live
The concept of FIRE (Financial Independence / Early Retirement) certainly seems to be sweeping the nation. One need only look around as FIRE related articles creep into the mainstream media. While still in its neophyte stages as far an an economic theory/lifestyle goes, there does seem to be consensus that it is a 'movement', dare … Continue reading The Makings of A Real Movement
Well at least by the time I counted it all up it was bloodbath with a lower case 'b'. October 2018 turned out to be truly scary! But, we here at OthalaFehu know that the markets fluctuate. Our portfolios are designed to weather such storms. That doesn't mean that they don't suck. They do. But … Continue reading BLOODBATH! – Net Worth Nov 2018