I’m training for a half-marathon on 3/31. Running is not my strength. I’m a bad, bad runner. But, pushing comfort zones is how we get better in life, so I persist. Every Friday, I publish an update on my training. This is Update #9. Dry Spell My training wasn't at the point where I hoped it would be, so I did the unthinkable. Yes, it's true: I cut out beer. And by beer, I … [Read more...] about Half Marathon Training Update #9: I Can Do This.
I just got back from a financial media conference and I'm completely worn out. I usually go to bed at 9pm and on one night, I was up until past 3am. And that was after an intense session of tasting beer. Not good. The next morning came with a super-sized, heaping serving of Not Good. But I'm not going there. Too soon. 12 months from now will still be: Too … [Read more...] about BBQ, Beer, Back Soon
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. Our 7-year-old is very expressive. Here she is eating Costco pizza. I admit that the pizza isn't that great, but … [Read more...] about Performance Update, Day 1641: Falling on the Beerwagon
I didn't know what to expect when I started blogging. I just did it because I enjoyed writing and wanted to keep myself publicly accountable. The most fun part though has been meeting like-minded folks from all over the world. As the blog has grown, my circle of friends has grown too. And it is good. Biking and Beering Mrs. 1500 and I met up with the Penny Planters … [Read more...] about Friday Gratitude: Bikes and Beer
This is the 77th edition of our guest post series called 10 Questions. It also will be one of the last. Everything must come to an end and 10 Questions will say ‘”Good bye!” near the end of 2016. If you’ve already sent me your answers or told me that you’re going to be doing so, don’t worry; I’m still going to publish you. Today we wrap up our 10 Questions series with The … [Read more...] about 10 Questions with My Money Wizard