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.We … [Read more...] about Performance Update (July): Dunno.
Ever since JL Collins showed me the wisdom of index funds, I've been a big fan. Prior to that, I invested in individual stocks.Stocks worked out pretty well for me. I'm a tech nerd, so I was heavily biased towards geek stocks. I bought Google when it IPOd in 2004 at a split-adjusted $42.50/share (over $1,200 today). I also bought Apple back in 2007 when the iPhone was … [Read more...] about Funny Money Portfolio Update
Today's post was written for us by Rich from Rich on Money. Like Dr. Hartman who grew up to be a cardiologist, Rich was appropriately named at birth, possibly even unconsciously directed toward the path to wealth. Today, Rich shares his thoughts on passive income generation through long distance real estate investing. If real estate interests you, this post gives some really … [Read more...] about Real Estate Investing from a Distance
Today is the 50th edition of our periodic guest post series called 10 Questions. We have a list of 17 questions we pose to fellow financial bloggers, and they are free to pick and choose 10 or answer all of them. Let us know if you would like to be featured in a future edition of 10 Questions.Today we meet John from 60 Minute Finance. John is a CPA in Virginia, who writes … [Read more...] about 10 Questions with 60 Minute Finance
Hi there! Mrs. 1500 back after an exhausting few weeks of working on the house.Last time I posted an Ask the Readers question, I asked what YOU wanted to know. I originally started this (mostly) weekly series of questions because I had some questions that I wanted answers to. I have been scraping the bottom of my barrel lately, so I thought I would open it up to you and see … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: How would you divvy up One Million Dollars?