I love hearing about other people’s financial success. Whether someone just paid off all their debt, didn’t use a credit card for vacation, or started a new business adventure, I’m always fascinated and excited to hear their story. While the end result seems so glamorous, the most interesting part of the story is often the journey and how they overcome their money problems. Improving your financial situation and fixing your money problems from the ground […]
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. 2019 Financial Goals – October Update When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius And so we did…adjust. We needed to realize any 2019 financial goals. Since our last goals update, that centered on spending tons of cash throughout the summer in support… Join the million dollar portfolio journey. The article 2019 Financial Goals – October […]
Life’s not all a bed of roses here in Boquete. I thought today that I’d share some reasons not to live in Panama. So far, living here has been a wonderful experience for me and my family. It definitely was an adjustment (and still is occasionally), but just being a part of a life that’s so different than we’re accustomed to is both interesting and amazing. A couple of weeks ago, I talked about The 7 […]
Sometime around 2010, I became deeply interested in my personal finances. I started to track where my money was going, and scrutinize the spending decisions I was making. When I first discovered financial independence- the idea that I could chop 30+ years off of my working career through conscious life decisions- I was elated. Spend… The post Mean Reversion and Overcoming Spending Guilt appeared first on Brewing FIRE.
We have lived in our current home now since 2007. That’s just over 12 years and during that time we haven’t done much to the floors around here. We had new carpeting in our living room, dining room, and hallway when we first moved in and truthfully, they’ve been looking pretty worn and stained to the point where it was really bothering us. After all, it wasn’t the finest carpeting when we purchased it and […]