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!
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
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!
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)
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!