Wait, 2021 is over already? What the heck happened? 2020 trudged along like a drunken sloth trying to scale Mt. Everest. 2021 seemed to fly by in seconds...2021 was a pretty great year. I'm thankful for all of the adventures I got to experience:I'm even more thankful that my daily life was interesting, challenging, and filled with good humans.Money, $$$, … [Read more...] about 2021, 2022, VTSAX And Chill
Eyes bigger than stomach: describes a situation where someone takes more food than they can eatLife has been pretty busy over here at Rancho 1500. When the girls go back to school, I flip the switch back to Full Throttle Home Improvement Mode. The tools come out of summer slumber and I start building again.Mindy and I have owned our current home for slightly over two … [Read more...] about Live-In Flip Update: Eyes Bigger Than Stomach
Live-in flipping is a great way to make large amounts of money tax-free. You have to live somewhere, so why not live in a home that will help make you rich?In this post, I'll share:How I got started with home flippingMy deals including my numbersMy best tips for live-in flippingLearning How To Get My Hands DirtyI never planned to be a DIY home flipper. I just … [Read more...] about How To Successfully Flip Homes For Fun And Profit!
Our lives have been pretty crazy lately.With the explosive housing market and the tenants moving out of our rental, Mindy and I thought it was a good idea to put the home on the market. We did that in January and had multiple offers within 48 hours. At the end of this week, we close on the deal, but in the meantime, there are a lot of loose ends to tie up. Busy, busy, … [Read more...] about April 2022 Won’t Happen
Let's begin with some definitions:leanFIRE: Retiring on just enough to exist. You may have to:eat dog foodlive in a musty basementkeep the thermostat at 55 in the dead of winterBut you don't have to work.fatFIRE: Retiring with way more than you need. You can:go to Taco Bell every night for dinner (skip the $.99 menu and go for the big-ticket items!)enjoy … [Read more...] about When leanFIRE Goes To fatFIRE: Lifestyles Of The Dirty And Smelly