I had an epiphany this past weekend when my family was visiting from out of the country. I took a couple days off from work and rented a Dodge Grand Caravan to fit all of us in one car and drive around the city. On Friday, I've decided to give missRandom (the wife) a break and fly solo with Junior (the son). Along with my sister and nephew, we went to the Museum of Flight … [Read more...] about Soccer Dad: That’s what I want to become in 7 years or less
Can I really retire in my 40's? That's the question that I asked myself. I was sitting by myself on a beach somewhere in Kona, Big Island one year ago. MissRandom was resting in the hotel room (she was pregnant with our first child). We made over $200k annually, so I would think we made good money. But I was aiming to retire at age 55. I started questioning myself why. The … [Read more...] about 40-ish is the new 65?
FI, FIRE, Financial Freedom, House Hack, Geographical Arbitrage... Huh? What's with all of these buzz words circling around the web with 30-something folks stop working their 9-5 jobs by choice? (most of them are frugal millionaires by the way, which helps sustaining these movements). FIRE - Financial Independence, Retire Early. These terms are used interchangeably. E.g. … [Read more...] about Financial Independence