I came to this country with 2 suitcases, a student visa, and $1,000 in my wallet. I know, I know... classic story, right? This week, I become a US Citizen and I am a millionaire, well at least on paper. It took a looong long 20+ years. The ups and downs, the good and the bad, two steps forward, one step … Continue Reading about From Broke Immigrant to Millionaire American: 7 Lessons I Learned
Quick summary on what's happening in July 2018: Sold one of our rental property. We purchased the house around 4.5 years ago for $485,000. … Continue Reading about July 2018 Progress
We love Hawaii, especially the island of Kauai. It is unbelievably beautiful there, with lush green fields on one side and pretty, mellow beach … Continue Reading about Travel hack: Fly from Seattle to Kauai roundtrip for $22.40
Quick summary on what's happening in June 2018: In the process of selling one of our rental property. House price had risen tremendously in … Continue Reading about June 2018 Progress
Health Saving Account (HSA) can be used as a tax-advantage saving vehicle, similar to IRA, but more! This is one of the pretax saving that gets … Continue Reading about HSA: IRA on steroid?
We built over $550k of real estate equity over 10 years. We (mostly me) made many mistakes along the way that wiped out the equities, even … Continue Reading about 4 Simple Steps To Start Building Your Real Estate Empire
I don't hate tax. I just hate overpaying it. I'm not going to get philosophical about US Tax system here since this is a How-to. Tax … Continue Reading about Ultimate W2 Tax Strategy for Early Retirement