Net Worth Update – March 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

The Marginal Utility of the Next Dollar

marginal utility

Last October we made the decision to move to Virginia. As part of the plan, I would quit my job and we’d give Coast FI a try. Being a research chemist, I didn’t think there was much chance of scoring a remote role. But my company, apparently valuing my contributions over the past 15 years, … Read more

Net Worth Update – February 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

Mapping Our 2021 Investment Strategy

investment strategy

For those of you who follow along with my net worth updates and read my recently posted 2020 spending breakdown, you may have noticed something missing: I haven’t said much about our savings or investment strategy. In this post, I will revisit the investment hierarchy I laid out nearly three years ago, and update you … Read more

Net Worth Update – January 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

Our 2020 Spending Breakdown

I don’t budget, but I track expenses like a motherf*cker. I proudly present our 2020 spending breakdown. A few notes, before we get started. First off, I try to minimize my spending categories, so this post will lack some granularity. Sorry about that. I’m mostly looking for the big trends. I don’t care if a … Read more

Net Worth Update – December 2020

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 – November 2020

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 – October 2020

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

Big Changes in the Brewing FIRE World!

big changes

I’ve been coy about our situation over the past few months, but finally I’ve got some announcements to make. Big changes are afoot. We’re Moving to Virginia After debating the merits of leaving the Northeast for the past 10 years, and especially in the last two years, we finally pulled the trigger. We’re heading south … Read more

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