Last week, a film crew came to our home to record our lives for an upcoming documentary: The crew consisted of a director/producer, a cinematographer, a sound engineer, and Josh, a production assistant. Josh was the youngest and early in the day, he started asking me questions about my life and investing. I could tell that this was his first exposure to FIRE and probably … [Read more...] about Be An Inflection Point To Somone
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A couple people have asked me what happened to the Thursday Rant. It isn't gone! Tune in next week. Or maybe not; this is sort of a rant... How did you like that title? Pathetic, swarmy clickbait, right? Absolutely. I threw up in my mouth a little just typing it. This is the nonsense that the mainstream media publishes every day to trick your lizard brain. And some very smart … [Read more...] about The 5 Stocks You Must Buy NOW!
I have a couple secrets to tell you today, so listen closely. Let's get right to the first one: You don't have to be a genius to be successful. A great brain is good for a lot of things, but it isn't a requirement for building an awesome life. I'm a smart guy, but I'm never going to solve nuclear fusion, create peace in the Middle East or have Buffett riches. Heck, on most … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Using Real Estate (The Real Story)
There has recently been a very disturbing development in the 1500 household. The 1500 children, ages 7 and 5, have started dropping the F-bomb on a regular basis. Every time I hear it, I cringe and want to yell. I never say it. Neither does Mrs. 1500, so they didn't learn it from us. I place the blame completely on society. It only takes a visit to the local mall or a couple … [Read more...] about The 1500 children drop the F-bomb
This is part 1 of a 2 part post. I have a nasty rant brewing for tomorrow about a relative who, shall we say, could use a bit of refinement in regards to gift giving and receiving. I had that mean post all ready to go when I noticed this on Frugalwoods: Did you see the tank piston in the picture? After I saw it, I could barely read the rest of the post. I had to know … [Read more...] about The Frugalwoods show how to give a great gift