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Performance Update (Day 1703): Rich Ducks and Bloated Guts

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 to … Continue reading

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The soylent experiment was never about the soylent

Last week, I went on a liquid diet of DIY soylent. Soylent intrigued me since I first heard about it sometime last year. I had wanted to try it for a long time and after I started to pack on … Continue reading

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Soylent Update #4: Bacon to the rescue? (and Mrs. 1500 tries it!)

This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a liquid food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Below is my update for Thursday. The Thursday Rant … Continue reading

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Soylent Update #3: Hot sauce is not the answer

This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a liquid food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Below is my update for Wednesday. The Thursday Rant … Continue reading

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Soylent Update #2: The Mrs. Strikes Back

This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a liquid food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Here is my update for Tuesday. Before … Continue reading

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Soylent: Update 1: The Silence of the Bowels

This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Here is my update for Monday. Before we … Continue reading

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Hacking my body with a foul liquid diet

The blog will take a slight diversion for the next 5 days while I hack my body. While the underlying theme of this blog is financial independence, good health goes hand in hand with retirement. What fun is life if you … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: To Debt or not to Debt… (or Mortgage or no Mortgage)

Whew, life is crazy busy. Right before I left for a trip this past weekend, the plumbing system of our home backed up. I wrestled with it for 5 days and made zero progress before I had to go. Tonight, … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Would you try Soylent?

Hello there! I actually have two questions for you today. Besides the Soylent question, I’d also like to know if you’ll be at FinCon this week. To better help you find the Mrs. and I at the conference, I’ve included … Continue reading

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