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NW Update – March 2021

Another month it brings the most comprehensive NW update I have done in a couple years. Assets Real Estate Value Monthly Income IA Rental 3818 $130,000 $1,050 CO Duplex 1060 $580,000 $1,000 Real Estate Total $710,000 $2,050 Tax Advantaged Accounts Value 457 $69,600 401k… Continue Reading “NW Update – March 2021”

Book Report: Die With Zero by Bill Perkins

Within the last year I reached the first FIRE goal we ever set for ourselves which was a big $1,000,000 in assets. While I haven’t kept a blog for an especially long time I have kept lots of personal writing about my FIRE goals… Continue Reading “Book Report: Die With Zero by Bill Perkins”

2004 Porsche 911 C4S – 1 Year Ownership Review

Well it’s been a little over a year since I took the plunge and wrote a $30,000 check to purchase a 2004 Porsche 911 C4S with a little over 40,000 miles, sight unseen and shipped it to my home. The TL;DR – I could… Continue Reading “2004 Porsche 911 C4S – 1 Year Ownership Review”

Resort Skiing is a Curse on Humanity

The Fire Family lives in Northern Colorado in the mountains and winter is the most important season of the year. Winter means that every day is an adventure in the backcountry and each time we are lucky enough to go explore and play is… Continue Reading “Resort Skiing is a Curse on Humanity”

The Boy Scouts Had It Right 100 Years ago

I am an Eagle Scout and I am pretty sure a large amount of my decision making process was heavily influenced from my years in the scouts. While they didn’t turn me into exactly what they wanted (pretty sure they didn’t plan on anyone… Continue Reading “The Boy Scouts Had It Right 100 Years ago”

Work Worth Doing

I have always been intrigued by the concept of ‘retiring early’, but have felt like an outsider for the majority of my time reading other blogs, forums and sub-reddits. The closest I’ve found is Mr. Money Mustache and I think the biggest reason for… Continue Reading “Work Worth Doing”

“Stop buying coffee and avocado toast” are lazy articles

It sure seems like the older generations have figured out what is wrong with the young whippersnappers of today. They are spending too much of their money on fancy coffee and avocado toast. The argument alone is so stupid and simplistic, and worse yet… Continue Reading ““Stop buying coffee and avocado toast” are lazy articles”