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. Our portfolio moved up $119,622 in January. $50,000 of this was accounted for by my annual … [Read more...] about January Performance Update (Day 1856): Up $119,622! (!!)
The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends. –Warren Buffett Greece Late last year, I cryptically alluded to an event that I had been invited to: I checked my email and an amazing message was waiting. It was from a friend in the FI community who I had known for a while. He was asking me if I’d like to participate in a … [Read more...] about Meet Some Awesome People (And Dinosaurs!) At The Greece Chautauqua!
WTF!?! Now, this is a family blog, so I know that you know that acronym doesn't stand for anything that would be inappropriate for young ears. If so, please take your mind out of the gutter. It stands for "What the fee?" in reference to mutual fund fees. I have known for a while that the funds my employer offers through the 401k are stinkers. The funds are horrible … [Read more...] about Big Huge WTF!!!