Author Archives: Mr. 1500 Days

How to Accumulate your First $100,000 in Investable Assets

Today’s guest post is from Scott Trench. I first met Scott a couple of years ago at a business conference and was immediately impressed. Despite his young age (mid 20s), he had already attained a leadership position at BiggerPockets, a crazy successful … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: $1,500,000 Per Year?

Less is more. -Robert Browning Discipline equals freedom. -Jocko Willink   Until now, I’ve never considered what it would be like to be a 1 Percenter because I’ll never be one. But, a recent Happy Philosopher post got me thinking about it: … Continue reading

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Performance Update, Day 1611: I Have A Small One

My main goal was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* in 1500 days**, starting from 1/1/2013 and ending in February of 2017. I made my goal last year and my 1500 Days are over, but in the interest of openness, I’ll … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Part 3: PoF’s Piece of Pleistocene Paradise

Ask the Readers takes a break for a final week while I’m on my trip. Instead, I’ll regale you with tales from my travels (see Part 1 and Part 2: Alepocalypse). In this week’s edition, I tell you about Physician on … Continue reading

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Five Things I Miss About Work with ESI Money

The following post is by ESI from ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and investing (ESI). It’s written by an early 50s retiree who achieved financial independence, shares what’s worked for him, and details how … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Part 2: Alepocalypse Now

Ask the Readers takes a break for a couple of weeks while I’m on my trip. Instead, I’ll regale you with tales from the road. In this week’s edition (2/3), I tell you about my long strange trip with the … Continue reading

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Friday Gratitude: Bikes and Beer

I didn’t know what to expect when I started blogging. I just did it because I enjoyed writing and wanted to keep myself publicly accountable. The most fun part though has been meeting like-minded folks from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Getting Naked in the Costco Parking Lot

I did it. I pulled the trigger on the Acura/Honda NSX that I recently threatened to buy. It wasn’t the silver one I looked at before (it had issues). A friend pointed me to a black one that he found … Continue reading

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Roadtrip: Part 1

Ask the Readers takes a break for a couple of weeks while I’m on my trip. Instead, I’ll regale you with tales from the road. I loaded the girls into the car bright and early on Thursday morning. We spent … Continue reading

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Friday Gratitude with My Son’s Father

Today’s dose of gratitude comes from My Son’s Father(MSF). MSF is quickly making a name for himself with his awesome Lego skills: As a father of two young children, I can totally relate to MSF’s post. Kids tend to be selfish creatures, so … Continue reading

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