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.I'm … [Read more...] about Performance Update: 2023, Q2: Evil Rainbows.
I fully admit that I did the wrong thing back in 2008 when the stock market got walloped. I had only been investing for about 10 years and I freaked out:I logged into my 401(k) account late one night and lowered my contributions so that I put in exactly enough to get the company match and no more. For the next couple of years, I paid no attention to my investment … [Read more...] about The Right Question To Ask About The Crazy Markets
Back in September, Mindy and I bought another home to live-in flip. Getting a good deal meant that we'd have to pay cash and close quickly. Here was our plan to come up with $350,000+ and what we'd do after:September 2019: Sell $100,000 in stocks, borrow $200,000 from our HELOC, sell the Acura NSX ($45,000) and use cash savings to fund the home purchase.January 2020: … [Read more...] about A New Mortgage With A Side Of Lucky Market Timing