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Ask the Readers: Tell Us about Your Amazing Goals for 2017!

I have always claimed to hate New Year’s resolutions. Why must we wait until the year turns over to commit to big changes in our lives? However, I must not hate them as much as I like to think because I can’t … Continue reading

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Sappy Happy Lazy Picture Edition

I’m taking the week off from the blog (Translation: I’m on vacation and too lazy to write posts). Instead, I’ll update you on my life with some some nice pictures. The girl’s playhouse is almost done! Next year, I’ll do the zipline and Komodo … Continue reading

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Performance Update 32/50: Playhouse, Piranhas and Cannibals

My main goal is to build a portfolio of $1,000,000 in 1500 days with no debt*, starting from 1/1/2013. Every month, I provide an update on my status. My goal for 2015 was to get my portfolio up to $874,353. Because we saw exceptional returns … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: Why the 4% Rule Won’t Steal Your Spouse or Give You the Clap

Some thoughts before we begin today’s Rant: I’d rather take a chance and be free than stay chained to my desk in the name of safety. I’d rather play with FIRE than live a conventional life. If you ever see a … Continue reading

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