June 2016 Net Worth Update

To say it has been a crazy year for our net worth would be an understatement: In March we were excited to achieve the Million Dollar net worth level. On May 21, 2016 I updated that we had sold our home for well above what we had been carrying it in our net worth, which […]

Net worth update 

In our March net worth update, we indicated our net worth was $1,081,000.  I indicated that our home was estimated at a value of $1,250,000 and felt that may be slightly high.  Since that valuation, we listed our home for $1.35 million and sold for $1.6 million. Assuming closing costs of $75,000, we estimate we […]

When Freedom 45 is actually 56.5

More and more lately, I’m tired. Exhausted actually, and somewhat concerned for my health (Sacrifice – What would you be willing to do?).  It got me thinking today, why do I want to retire at 45 and take a step back? Many people wonder what I will do, how I’ll live life and say “I’m […]

What would you be willing to do??? 

In your journeys to FI, do many of you put in more hours at work than the average person would find reasonable?  Do you sometimes question why you do that?  Personally, work has been extremely challenging for probably fifteen years now, though rewarding in its own ways and now it’s getting even harder.  Why, you […]