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Playing with FIRE Documentary Review – Eye Opening

A movie about personal finance.   Maybe not exciting to everyone….   I talked my wife into joining me.   I know what you are thinking, pick the most mundane/argument inspiring topic in most married couples lives and watch a documentary about it… In the theatre no less!   How did I really think this…

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What Mr Money Mustache is so right about….

This is something that it is so easy in today’s world to lose sight of, and while he doesn’t say it verbatim – I’m confident that MMM gets it more than most!     Recently my family and I have been going through a very difficult time, I can’t discuss details publicly but suffice to…

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75 Hard – An exercise in widespread discipline

#75HARD – If you search Instagram you’ll immediately see what it’s about.     I know what you are thinking…. What does this have to do with personal finance? I’ll get there, but first, let me share my opinion and experience with the program.   This program has everything to do with creating more discipline…

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The intangible necessity for growth – Compounding.

It’s so obvious.   Simple. Really.   Anybody can do it.   Why not you?   This is how the conversation starts to sound after you have been investing for some time and doing fairly well with it. Wether we are discussing Real Estate or Business/Equities/Alternatives, once you have a good understanding of what is…

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Expanding the mindset for true financial freedom

“A penny saved is a penny earned”   True. But terrible to focus on.     I will never forget hearaing this over and over again during my childhood and thinking how much sense it made back then. Never waste money, never step over a penny without picking it up, every little bit counts, etc….…

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Financial literacy month. Why Mad Wealth?

Why the name MadWealth?   Let me start by saying, it isn’t about the slang term “mad” as taken in a positive way, just to clear that up. One reason, of course, is that in my opinion, it’s easily memorable. But beyond that and more importantly, is it makes me mad the way wealth is…

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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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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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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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