A question as old as time. Handiness vs Frugality and When Do You Call The Guy? The answer varies from 'never' to "before anything actually goes wrong....just in case." Like most of the FIRE community, I hate parting with money. I usually don't unless I have to, or at least when it feels like I … Continue reading When Do You Call The Guy?
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
All told, we sunk $ 58,000 into the cottage once we got it solely into our possession. Not only did we want to make some permanent changes and upgrades, but we knew if we were going to list it as a vacation rental it needed to be remodeled. Personally, I could watch HGTV all day … Continue reading The Cottage Renovation
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
This is an article/chart from CBSMarketwatch. It is very interesting and totally terrifying. Derivatives are not wealth. They are the potential destroyers of all wealth. The problem is that we do not even understand how these vehicles really work, you don't get to just say BECAUSE. If you have not seen the movie 'The Big Short', … Continue reading All The Money In The World