Net Worth Update – November 2019

net worth november

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 2019

Net Worth Update – October 2019

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 Net Worth Update – October 2019

Mean Reversion and Overcoming Spending Guilt

spending guilt

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 … Read more Mean Reversion and Overcoming Spending Guilt

Net Worth Update – September 2019

september net worth

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 – September 2019

Net Worth Update – August 2019

August 2019

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 2019

Net Worth Update – July 2019

July 2019

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 – July 2019

How Not to Buy a Home

buy a home

I’m currently in the process of selling my house. Not the one I live in, the one I bought at the ripe old age of 23. More on that below. As the offers slowly trickle in, I review the details of each submission and the financing terms for the potential buyers. I’m curious. The trend … Read more How Not to Buy a Home

2019 Goals – Midyear Update

2019 Goals

Back in January, I created a list of 10 goals for 2019. I’m not normally a goal-setting type of person, but I thought it would be interesting to try out. I divided my goals into 3 categories: Financial, Business/Professional, and Personal. I tried to make them “SMART” goals (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound). This way … Read more 2019 Goals – Midyear Update

Net Worth Update – June 2019

June 2019

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 2019

Net Worth Update – May 2019

Dog and flowers

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 – May 2019

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