Net Worth Update – September 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Net Worth Update – August 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Late Birthday Cards and Catch-Up Contributions

My birthday happens to be this week. There won’t be much celebration, as it’s never been something that I cared to make a big deal about. After your 21st birthday, what does it really matter? I do use the occasion as an excuse to boil lobsters, but that’s more of a New England thing and … Read more

Net Worth Update – July 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Net Worth Update – June 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Coast FI: You’re Doing it Wrong

Coast FI

The beauty of the Financial Independence movement is that it represents a wide swath of people, with different experiences, different strategies, and different goals. What we share is the common pursuit of a financially independent existence, and the principles of FI allow us to achieve this goal. I really appreciate the many different approaches people … Read more

Net Worth Update – May 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Why We Switched to a Robo-Advisor

robo-advisor

Last week, I was listening to the Bigger Pockets Money podcast where Scott and Mindy were interviewing Brandon, The Mad Fientist. Late in the interview, he made an off-the-cuff comment that basically justifies the existence of the personal finance movement. He said, “If everybody just did the mathematically optimal thing, then you wouldn’t have blogs … Read more

Net Worth Update – April 2021

net worth update

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Reflections on Three Years of Blogging

three years blogging

Brewing FIRE was born on April 1st, 2018 (no joke!). It was officially conceived around January 1st, when I bought the domain name and started building out the site. I thought about taking the plunge and starting a blog for a long time prior to actually doing it. In fact, I started two other blogs … Read more

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