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The TRUE cost of procrastination. OUCH.

I’ll get around to it.   There will be more time next week.   It’s really not that big of a deal.   Have you ever found yourself saying any of those things as it relates to personal finance?   I have, and for some reason today as I was doing more 2019 planning the…

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Goalcasting – Jeff Bezos divorce

Opinion: You grow together or apart, as planned.   Life isn’t linear, this is reflected by stock market returns as clearly as anything else in life. If you’ve ever seen a post that mentioned something along the lines of “The S&P 500 has returned 10% for _____ number of years on average” what that nice…

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New Year Tesla Resolutions – Autopiloting Financial Life

How does Tesla and Personal Finance go together?   Traditionally they don’t. But stick with me here.     As a Christmas present to myself, this year, a Tesla now resides in my garage for 2019. Most personal finance blogs would shame this type of consumption, but I’m of the abundance mentality and this doesn’t…

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Leverage understanding and execution

I’m not a conceptual fan of leverage.   But the more I read. It grows on me.     I’m fully aware that statistically real estate has generated wealth like virtually no other asset class (see stocks) in the last 100 years. The reasoning behind both single and multifamily makes sense, no matter what apple…

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My overnight success story explained

It all happened so fast…. said no entrepreneur I’ve personally ever met honestly.   How did you put this business together so quickly?     What business can I start to make money fast?     I want to do what you do, can you teach me?     What is the quickest way to make…

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The best part about being FI that people don’t talk about…

It’s not what you think…. The gift that FI gives.       If you follow the blog you might have noticed I’ve had an unusual gap in posting… It’s not because of losing interest or being busy, rather it’s because of being injured in the weirdest way. Back injuries are common in the world, we…

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A real life 4 hour work week

Yes. It’s really possible.     Last week I decided to track the time I actually spent “working” at the computer in my office. The results surprised me, enough so that it felt like writing this article made sense to do.     Yes. I also read the book by Tim Ferriss several years ago.…

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Success UNCOVERED – “If I can just”

If I Can Just.   Really?   We have all heard somebody say this, and 99% of us have said it ourselves.   If I can just get that deal closed.   If I can just make it to the gym 3 weeks in a row.   If I can just make it until Friday…

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Becoming the “Turtle Master”

I know that few people remember that childhood story and think of applying it in your everyday life. We live in a FAST world, few people plan past tomorrow or the next weekend. With the exception of vacations, most people don’t plan in advance for anything in life. But the few who do can prosper…

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