This post was supposed to be about mushy Thanksgiving stuff and I'll get to that, but something amazing happened on Wednesday that I must talk about first. I joined the Double-Comma Club: Let's go back in time for a moment Sometime in my early 30s, I had a random thought that I've never told anyone. That thought was this: … [Read more...] about I’ve joined the Double-Comma Club!
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I started my first real job right around 1/1/1998, about 20 years ago. To get my investment portfolio (primary home excluded) to the first $1,000,000 (Double Comma Club), it took a long time, almost 17 years. Or, because I like to measure stuff in days: 6,174! During that period, I worked hard at various programming jobs. Some of them were very stressful and I … [Read more...] about Joining The Multimillionaire Club (And What I’ve Learned About Money)
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 in 2016, my 1500 Days are over, and I’ve left my job. In the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my numbers. So It Begins... Mindy and I built the core of our nest egg with … [Read more...] about October Performance Update (Day 2494): So It Begins…
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 share my numbers. It's All About The Tribe I've been enjoying life lately. Here is how a recent weekend went down: Friday: I … [Read more...] about Performance Update (Day 1794): It’s All About The Tribe
Last Thursday, our net worth hit the $2,000,000 mark for the first time: We had gained entry into the Double Double Comma Club! The DDCC is like one of those fancy airport lounges or secret clubs that only hipsters know about. You walk in and attractive people hand you alcoholic beverages and little, mysterious appetizers. It was not to last, at least in the short … [Read more...] about Tell Me Again: What Is Your Net Worth?