My main goal* was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* ($1,000,000 to retire on and $120,000 to pay off the house) 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.What a … [Read more...] about August 2021 Performance Update: Jurassic Crash!
2020: Goals And Funk Holes
I like goals. They help me plan my life. They give me direction and purpose. Without goals, I'd feel like a ship without a keel; directionless and out of control.I also like rhymes and playing with words. When writing a post, I try to come up with a clever title. Sometimes I rhyme, but when I can't come up with anything, I use a site like Rhyme Zone. I used Rhyme Zone for … [Read more...] about 2020: Goals And Funk Holes
Washington DC, FinCon, Planes, and Dinosaurs!
Yeah, I still have to write the conclusion to my August Fitness Challenge. Last week was insane (I came thisclose to buying a house and then I didn't), so I didn't have time to write. I'll fill you in on fitness and lost homes next week.I'm in Washington DC for FinCon. I love DC! The first thing I did upon arriving was jet over to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Smithsonian to … [Read more...] about Washington DC, FinCon, Planes, and Dinosaurs!
My Warren Buffett Bet: Year One Is In The Bag (And I’m Winning)
In December of 2017, Dividend Growth Investor (DGI) asked me if I wanted to bet against Warren Buffett. Well, kind of. Allow me to explain.Buffett's Big BetWay back in 2007, Buffett challenged the hedge fund industry to a bet. All the hedge funds had to do was beat the S&P 500 over a 10 year period. Buffett didn't get many takers, but he crushed those that took up … [Read more...] about My Warren Buffett Bet: Year One Is In The Bag (And I’m Winning)
Meet Some Awesome People (And Dinosaurs!) At The Greece Chautauqua!
Please note that the 2018 edition of Chautauqua is now sold out:To be notified of any potential openings, sign up on the waitlist. To be the first to learn about future Chautauquas, sign up for the mailing list.The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends. –Warren Buffett Greece Late last year, I cryptically … [Read more...] about Meet Some Awesome People (And Dinosaurs!) At The Greece Chautauqua!