If you sleep 8 hours per night, you have 112 conscious hours per week. Throw in a job with a commute and subtract 50 hours. 45% of your time is now gone. Throw a couple children into the mix and BOOM, you barely have time to eat and bathe. It's difficult to keep your head above water. Mrs. 1500 and I did the two-kids-two-jobs dance for a short period of time and it was … [Read more...] about Honey, We Bought A Coworking Space
While I'm tagging along with my wife at Podcast Movement in Philadelphia, enjoy this guest post from my friend Eric Bowlin. Like a lot of concepts, serial entrepreneurship might sound amazing at first. But, as you grow as a person, you begin to realize that it takes a lot of energy to grow and develop anything that is worth having. Anecdotally, it seems that if you ask a … [Read more...] about Serial Entrepreneurs Are Kind of Like Bad Boyfriends
Today's guest post from G. Brian Davis is a continuation of yesterday's. If you haven't yet, make sure you read Part 1. In Part 1 of this two-part series, we looked at the 4% Rule and how rental properties can generate more income from a smaller nest egg. Not convinced that real estate returns can rival equities? Consider a joint study by several US and German … [Read more...] about Real Estate FIRE Escape, Part II: Diversifying Your Income Streams
I'm on vacation this week with Mrs. 1500. She's attending Podcast Movement and I'm exploring Philadelphia with the children. Reader note: Exploring means eating cheese steaks. I've lined up some guest posts for you while I'm wiping the cheese sauce from my face. The first is a two-parter that comes from G. Brian Davis over at Spark Rental. There are a million and one ways to … [Read more...] about Real Estate FIRE Escape, Part I: The Math Behind Early Retirement with Rentals
Our net worth now sits at $2,156,341: The money breaks down like this: $755,264: Real estate including one private loan, one trailer park and multiple syndication deals $866,077: Stocks and index funds $515,000: Home equity, cars and dinosaurs Mo' Money, Mo' Problems? We have enough money to never have to worry about money. We don't need any … [Read more...] about Trailer Park #2: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems?